D'Hanis P/SS Magers named TSWA 1A player of the year

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BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Pitcher/shortstop Alex Magers, who led D'Hanis to a state championship, is the Texas Sports Writers Association's Class A baseball player of the year.

Magers was 9-1 with a 1.13 earned run average for 25-4 Cowboys. The Texas A&M signee also batted .474 with three home runs and 30 runs batted in.

CLASS A

FIRST TEAM

Pitchers - Alex Magers, D'Hanis, sr.; Dawson Fortner, La Poynor, sr.; Kyle Looper, D'Hanis, jr.

Catcher - Bode Stewart, New Home, soph.

First baseman - Zane Allen, Borden County, sr.

Second baseman - Garrett Allen, Wells, sr.

Shortstop - Anthony Coy, Ira, jr.

Third baseman - Matthew Pevehouse, Abbott, jr.

Outfielders - Justin Lambright, Trenton, sr.; Blaine Coats, La Poynor, fr.; Josh Rivera, D'Hanis, sr.

Designated hitter - (tie) Chris Navarro, Coolidge, sr.; Nate Deel, Baird, soph.

Player of the year - Magers, D'Hanis

Coach of the year - Todd Craft, D'Hanis

SECOND TEAM

Pitchers - Karson Valentine, Ira, jr.; Brayden Vaught, Dodd City, soph.; Matthew Pevehouse, Abbott, jr.

Catcher - Dawson Turner, La Poynor, sr.

First baseman - Jaeden VanDamme, D'Hanis, jr.

Second baseman - Alex Pieper, Round Top-Carmine, soph.

Shortstop - Riley Owens, Shamrock, jr.

Third baseman - Nathan Goodwin, Ira, jr.

Outfielders - Kadyn Johnson, Abbott, soph.; Dawson Fortner, La Poynor, sr.; Zayne Kennon, Dodd City, jr.

Designated hitter - Jett Riley, La Poynor, jr.

THIRD TEAM

Pitchers - Dillon Jones, Dodd City, jr.; Jakari Hadnot, Wells, sr.; Riley Owens, Shamrock, jr.

Catcher - Logan Tucker, Wells, sr.

First baseman - Dillon Martin, Avalon, jr.

Second baseman - Solomon Rodriguez, D'Hanis, jr.

Shortstop - Rhett Newton, Avalon, jr.

Third baseman - Rylan Rogers, Baird, jr.

Outfielders - Blake Buckelew, New Home, jr.; Laith Elredy, Neches, sr.; Rode Newton, Graford, sr.

Designated hitter - (tie) Ethan Reyes, D'Hanis, fr.; Tyler Welch, Perrin-Whitt, fr.