Highland baseball headlines 5A District 5-6 all-conference honors
Six Highland baseball players took home 5A District 5-6 all-conference honors, released Thursday and voted on by the league’s coaches.
Dalton Jones (pitcher), Dylan Jester (catcher), Easton Durham (outfield), Seth Nate (infield), Braxton Wilhelm (infield) and Grayson Hunt (utility/DH) were named to the first team.
The Rams’ Christian Colonel took home coach of the year honors, and Madison’s Jordan Porter was named player of the year.
Highland finished the season 19-8-1 and won its first conference title since 2015 after beating Madison 6-3. The Rams went two-and-out at state after losses to Capital and Boise.
5A DISTRICT 5-6 ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS
Player of the Year: Jordan Porter, Madison
Coach of the Year: Christian Colonel, Highland
Pitcher: Dalton Jones, Highland; Jaden Schwab, Madison
Catcher: Dylan Jester, Highland
Infielder: Seth Nate, Highland; Braxton Wilhelm, Highland; McGwire Jephson, Rigby; Ayson Webb, Thunder Ridge
Outfield: Easton Durham, Highland; Tanner Webb, Thunder Ridge; Trey Saathoff, Rigby
Utility/DH: Grayson Hunt, Highland
Pitcher: Dylan Rydalch, Madison
Catcher: Trey Armstrong, Rigby
Infield: Brendon Ball, Madison; Taylor Cannon, Thunder Ridge
Outfield: Davis Berry, Madison; Kekoa Jensen, Madison
Utility/DH: Cade Lowe, Thunder Ridge