2016 All-County Baseball
Coach of the Year Gary Johnson, Bohemia Manor Third-year coach led Eagles to Susquehanna Division championship and ended year with Cecil County-best 16-4 record … swept the county, finishing 8-0 against local opponents … guided team to 1A North Region Section I Final, where it fell to Chesapeake Division champion Patterson Mill, 6-5, in 11 innings.
Player of the Year
Josh Heath Bohemia Manor, So., IF
Top-of-the-order batter who led the Eagles with a .391 batting average … ended the season with a county-high 24 runs scored to go along with 25 hits and seven RBI … produced six extra-base hits, including a triple in a one-run loss to Chesapeake Division champion Patterson Mill in the 1A North Region Section I Final … showed keen batting eye, drawing 10 walks and striking out only four times in 76 plate appearances … on the mound, produced a county-low 1.05 ERA with a 5-0 record and 36 strikeouts in 33 1-3 innings … earned the win on the mound during his team’s victory over Perryville in section semifinals … strong defensive shortstop … first-team AllSusquehanna Division … 2015 honorable mention selection.
Nick Gregson Elkton, Jr., P Strong presence both on the mound and at the plate … finished 2-4 as a pitcher with an impressive 2.75 ERA and 54 strikeouts in just 40 2-3 innings, while throwing mostly against Chesapeake Division teams … at the plate, registered .403 batting average with two home runs, two doubles and 11 RBI … scored 14 runs … first-team AllChesapeake Division … back-to-back All-County selection.
Will Lorman Bohemia Manor, Jr., P Talented pitcher who ended the season 6-0 with a 2.53 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 47 innings … at the plate, added two doubles with eight RBI and eight runs scored … first-team All-Susquehanna Division.
Mike Moran Elkton, Sr., P Dominant starter who tallied a 4-2 record with a stellar 1.48 ERA in 10 games against mostly Chesapeake Division foes … recorded 30 strikeouts in 42 2-3 innings … at the plate, hit .275 with one triple, one double and eight RBI … second-team All-Chesapeake Division … 2015 honorable mention selection.
Bryan Bell, Bohemia Manor, Jr., C Successful player both behind the plate and in the batter’s box … drove in 18 runs, scored 15 runs and connected for seven doubles, two triples and one home run … ended year with .308 batting average … led Eagles with .523 slugging percentage … second-team All-Susquehanna Division.
Payton Hoskins North East, So., IF Slick middle infielder who also contributed at the plate … finished with a .344 batting average, driving in nine runs on 20 hits with seven doubles … showcased strong ability to get on base, ending the year with a .432 OBP and teamhigh 17 runs … added five stolen bases … secondteam All-Susquehanna Division … back-to-back AllCounty selection.
Colt Price North East, So., IF Another talented underclassmen for Indians who performed well both in the field and at the plate … drove in team-high 21 runs on 17 hits with four doubles, one triple and one home run … scored eight runs … second-team AllSusquehanna Division … 2015 honorable mention selection.
Gage Walklett Bohemia Manor, Jr., IF
Strong hitter who ended year with impressive .377 batting average ... drove in 17 runs, scored 16 runs and tallied 23 hits at the dish … added four doubles and 10 walks … first-team All-Susquehanna Division.
Solomon Harris Elkton, Sr., OF Intelligent and passionate player who displayed strong skills both at the plate and in the field … ended year hitting .357 … recorded 20 hits with five doubles and two triples … added seven RBI and 13 runs scored … ended with .517 slugging percentage … 2015 honorable mention selection.
Noah Juergens Rising Sun, Sr., OF Senior leader who proved capable in the outfield and dominant on the mound … from the rubber, ended with a 3-2 record, a 1.96 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 25 innings … threw a fiveinning no-hitter in a win over Perryville on March 24.
Jack Stewart Rising Sun, Sr., OF Senior leader for the Tigers … led Cecil County with .412 batting average … finished with 17 runs scored … ended year with 21 hits, including three doubles … connected for a grand slam in team’s 14-3, five-inning win over visiting C.M. Wright on April 6 … back-to-back All-County selection.
Kody Brown Perr yville, Sr., UTL Led the Panthers with a .390 batting average … drove in 11 runs on 23 hits with five triples, one double and one home run … also scored 22 runs … on the mound, ended year 4-3 with a 2.79 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 37 2-3 innings … 2014 All-County selection.
Honorable Mention Joe Garrett, Bo. Manor Chase Justice, Bo. Manor Nathan Bakeoven, Elkton Cameron Blankenship, North East Eric Steele, North East Jared Brustman, Perryville Mike Newsome, Perryville Silas Stevens, Perryville Phil Lyons, Rising Sun Derek Schoff, Rising Sun
Bohemia Manor sophomore Josh Heath earned All-County Baseball Player of the Year honors.
JUERGENS, RISING SUN
STEWART, RISING SUN