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WO-S grad Robertson to be in All-Star tilt

West Orange-Stark 2016 graduate Payton Robertson has been selected to play for the South Squad in the 2016 Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game.

The game will be displaying players from Class 2A-4A at noon June 18 at Dell Diamond Field in Round Rock.

It will be followed by the 5A-6A game at 4 p.m.

Robertson, who signed to play baseball for Lamar University, hit .374 for the Mustangs his senior season, helping WO-S reached the Region III quarterfinals.

Robertson also played a huge role in the Mustangs’ success in 2015 as they advanced all the way to the Class 4A State Championship Game.

He led the Mustangs in run scored this past season, scoring 35 times. He also led the team in hits (35) and doubles (11).

Local Southeast Texas talent joining Robertson on the South Squad includes Jasper pitcher John McMillon, Kirbyville’s outfielder Jackson Gore and Colmesneil second baseman Kaleb Lindsey.