District 23-2A Baseball All-District
The district’s top-two playoff teams, Beckville and Gary dominated the Dist. 23-2A All-District Baseball selections released this week. District Champion Beckville captured MVP, Offensive MVP, Defensive MVP and Newcomer of the Year, as well as Coach of the Year honors as named by the district’s coaches.
On the first team, the Joaquin Rams had four members, with the Shelbyville Dragons adding two, and the Timpson Bears and Tenaha Tigers with one each. Joaquin was the third and final playoff representative from the district.
2015 District 23-2A Baseball
Most Valuable Player
John Bounds, Jr. Beckville
Braden Wise, Jr. Beckville
Ben Bridges, Fr. Beckville
Pitcher of the Year
Landon Odom, Fr. Gary
Newcomer of the Year
Ethan Harris, Fr. Beckville
Coach of the Year
Jason Causey, Beckville
Pitcher—Ryan Bailey, Shelbyville; Brock Lawson, Joaquin; Tyler Davidson, Tenaha
Catcher—Kase Yates, Joaquin
Infielders—Coeby Dodson, Beckville; Trey Lindsay, Beckville; Badie Harvey, Gary; Adam Mason, Joaquin; Hunter Smith, Timpson; Cy Compton, Martinsville
Outfield—Nate Belrose, Joaquin; Cody Lake, Gary; Jake Tondreau, Beckville; Cal Walton, Beckville.
Utility—Ben Travis, Beckville. Designated Hitter—Janson Edgar, Shelbyville
Pitcher—Cason Daniels, Gary; Hayden Smith, Timpson; Cole Powdrill, Joaquin; Tyler Trimble, Shelbyville
Catcher—Kenneth Andrews, Gary
Infielders—Brandt Harris, Beckville; Christian Shilder, Shelbyville; Kent Vaughn, Shelbyville; Tanner Williams, Joaquin; Colby Wilson, Martinsville; Christian Hammett, Mt. Enterprise; Chandler Burgay, Timpson
Outfield—Seth Wyatt, Tenaha; Hunter Harper, Joaquin; Justin Hooper, Joaquin, Aurelio Arroyo, Martinsville; James Marshall, Timpson
Utility—Tyler Muckleroy, Tenaha; Grant Shannon, Mt. Enterprise. Designated Hitter—Ty Jones, Beckville
Casey Still, Martinsville; Brandon Torres, Timpson; Cutter Smith, Timpson; Kaeson Gentry, Timpson, Wyatt Ferebee, Shelbyville; Jake Wagstaff, Shelbyville; Garrett Hope, Beckville; Loguen Wesner, Beckville; Levi Tanner, Gary.
Former Panola College Ponies playing in World Series
Two former Panola College Baseball players are headed to Omaha to play in the NCAA Baseball World Series. Preston Guillory with TCU, and Brett McAfee with Arkansas will have the opportunity to play on the biggest stage that college baseball can provide. McAfee and the Razorbacks qualified by beating Missouri State in the Super Regionals at Fayetteville, AR. While the TCU Horned Frogs and Guillory took 16 innings last night to finish off the Aggies of Texas A &M at the Fort Worth regional. Preston was a two time All Conference pitcher for the Ponies 2013 and 2014 squads. McAfee was on the 2012 Panola Ponies team. The NCAA College World Series will begin Saturday, June 13 in Omaha, NE.
Center Lady Rider Athletic camps set
The Center Lady Roughrider Athletic Program is hosting a Volleyball Camp on July 6th-9th from 8:00 AM-12:00 PM at the Center High School Gym. It is for Incoming 5th graders through 9th graders. The cost will be $20 for individuals or $35 for two children families. Pre-registration is from now until June 29th.
The Center Lady Roughrider Athletic Program is hosting a Basketball Camp on July 27th-30th from 8:00 AM-12:00 PM at the Center High School Gym. It is for Incoming 5th graders through 9th graders. The cost will be $20 for individuals or $35 for two children families. Pre-registration is from now until July 20th. For more information on either camp, contact Coach Dana Irvin or Mrs. Sherry Turner at 936-598-6173 ext. 2231.
UIL State Baseball Championships
Class 2A semifinal: Booker (27-4) vs. Flatonia (23-6), 9 a.m., Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 2A semifinal: Harleton (28-2) vs. Crawford (25-6), noon, Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 3A semifinal: Edgewood (31-6) vs. Bishop (28-10-2), 4 p.m., Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 3A semifinal: West (29-2-1) vs. Littlefield (22-12), 7 p.m., Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 4A semifinal: Abilene Wylie (28-5) vs. Argyle (28-7), 1 p.m., Austin’s UFCU Disch-Falk Field
Class 4A semifinal: El Campo (29-5) vs. West Orange-Stark (26-10), 4 p.m., Austin’s UFCU Disch-Falk Field
Class 2A championship: Semifinal winners, 9 a.m., Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 3A championship: Semifinal winners, noon, Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 4A championship: Semifinal winners, 6:30 p.m., Austin’s UFCU Disch-Falk Field
Class 5A semifinal: Prosper (33-3) vs. Tomball (24-11-2), 4 p.m., Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 5A semifinal: Georgetown (26-12) vs. Aledo (24-13), 7 p.m., Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 6A semifinal: Laredo Alexander (31-3) vs. Arlington Martin (27-5), noon, Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 6A semifinal: Dallas Jesuit (35-3-2) vs. Houston Cypress Ranch (29-6), 3 p.m., Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 5A championship: Semifinal winners, 7 p.m., Round Rock’s Dell Diamond
Class 6A championship: Semifinal winners, 11:30 a.m., Round Rock’s Dell Diamond