Slocum pitcher Taylor Hunt names TSWA 1A player of the year
Jul. 30, 2018
BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Slocum senior pitcher Taylor Hunt who led the Mustangs to their first state baseball championship has been named the player of the year on the Texas Sports Writers Association Class A all-state baseball team.
Hunt was 9-1 with a 2.33 earned run average with 74 strikeouts in 54 innings for 22-8 Slocum.
Pitchers: Taylor Hunt, Slocum, sr.; Brandan Brown, Abbott, sr.; Jacob Schley, Fayetteville, sr.
Relief pitcher: Taylor Lomax, Slocum, sr.
Catcher: Trent Padron, Gorman, sr.
First baseman: Braxton Barnes, Borden County, sr.
Second baseman: Randy Guess, Slocum, soph.
Shortstop: Hunter Pope, Abbott, sr.
Third baseman: Alex Magers, D'Hanis, jr.
Outfielders: Joseph Byrnes, Slocum, sr.; Nolan Kaska, Abbott, sr.; Braden Rohde, Fayetteville, sr.
Designated hitter: Rhett Newton, Avalon, soph.
Player of the year: Hunt, Slocum
Coach of the year: Bryant Latham, Slocum
Pitchers: Karson Valentine, Ira, soph.; Keagen Grantham, New Home, sr.; Alex Magers, D'Hanis, jr.;
Relief pitcher: Damon Gerik, Fayetteville, sr.
Catcher: Matthew Urbanovsky, Abbott, sr.
First baseman: Zack Stanfield, Trinidad, sr.
Second baseman: Ethan Martinez, New Home, sr.
Shortstop: Reed Bundy, New Home, sr.
Third baseman: Austin Sarraf, Slocum, jr.
Outfielders: Zayne Kennon, Dodd City, soph.; Trace Richey, Borden County, sr.; Dylan Martinez, New Home, jr.
Designated hitter: Trevor Tidball, Union Hill, soph.