Orangefield Bobcats standouts still earning postseason honors following district crown
Published 12:26 am Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Three student-athlete standouts who were inspirational in leading the Orangefield Bobcats to the District 22-4A baseball crown last season have landed on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State Baseball Team.
Jason Bodin, Kameryn Henderson and Coop Longron each made the elite squad.
Bodin was named to the Second Team as a reliever, while Henderson made Second Team as an outfielder.
Longron made Honorable Mention as a pitcher.
Sinton’s Blake Mitchell and Jaquae Stewart shared player of the year honors on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A all-state baseball team.
Mitchell, who played shortstop, batted .465 with seven home runs and 52 RBIs. He also was 6-0 pitching with a 0.39 earned run average with 67 strikeouts in 35.1 innings.
Stewart, who played first base, batted .414 with 11 homers and 52 RBIs. He also was 8-0 pitching with a 0.17 ERA.
The two juniors led Sinton to the state title.
Pitchers – Evan Brandt, Argyle, sr.; Wyatt Wiatrek, Sinton, sr.; Easton Ballard, Spring Hill, sr.
Reliever – Noah Bentley, Celina, jr.
Catcher – (tie) Brayden Faulkner, China Spring, sr.; Rylan Galvan, Sinton, sr.
First baseman – Jaquae Stewart, Sinton, jr..
Second baseman – Noah Paddie, Carthage, jr.
Shortstop – (tie) Blake Mitchell, Sinton, jr.; Ace Reese, Canton, jr.
Third baseman – Trace Necessary, China Spring, sr.
Outfielders – Marshall Lipsey, Spring Hill, sr.; Canon Chester, Sinton, sr.; (tie) RJ Ruais, Celina, jr.; Rene Galvan, Sinton, sr.
Designated hitter – Dylanjer Merion, Stephenville, sr.
Player of the year – (tie) Mitchell, Sinton; Stewart, Sinton
Coach of the year – Adrian Alaniz, Sinton
Pitchers – JD Thompson, Rusk, sr.; Damian Ruiz, Livingston, sr.; David Wilson, Bullard, soph.;
Reliever – Jason Bodin, Orangefield, jr.
Catcher – Rashawn Galloway, Boerne, sr.
First baseman – Cameron Page, Giddings, sr.
Second baseman – Jordan Gibson, Rockport Fulton, jr.
Shortstop – Dee Kennedy, Benbrook, jr.
Third baseman – Griffen Williams, Canyon Lake, jr.
Outfielders – Brenton Clark, Pleasant Grove, soph.; Joel Pena, Levelland, jr.; Kameryn Henderson, Orangefield, sr.
Designated hitter – Cooper Quillin, Vernon, sr.
Pitchers – Reece Elston, Stephenville, sr.; Mason Alley, Canyon, sr.; Justin Lamkin, Calallen, sr.
Reliever – Cooper Schock, Brownsboro, soph.
Catcher – (tie) Chase Anderson, Canyon Lake, jr.; Jaydon Southard, Iowa Park, sr.
First baseman – (tie) Easton Stewart, Snyder, soph.; Diego Cardenas, El Paso Riverside, sr.
Second baseman – (tie) Connor Hostas, Iowa Park, jr.; Sean Gentry, Tyler Chapel Hill, sr.
Shortstop – (tie) Collin Coker, Sweeny, sr.; Joshua Miramontes, Big Spring, sr.
Third baseman – Sam Anguiano, Pampa, sr.
Outfielders – Nevyn Johnson, Kennedale, soph.; Jacob Marshall, Giddings, sr.; CJ Miser, Iowa Park, jr.
Designated hitter – Ben Black, Canyon, jr.
Pitchers – Jackson Brasseaux, Paris Lamar, jr.; Daniel Bass, Melissa, sr.; Mason Cirkel, Rusk, sr.; Trevor Duck, Argyle, sr.; Ty Cunningham, Iowa Park, sr.; Kaleb Gauna, Hondo, sr.; Brandt House, Snyder, soph.; Rayce Hudson, Madisonville, jr.; Caleb Laster, Rio Hondo, jr.; Cooper Longron, Orangefield, sr.; Garrett Nail, Sweeny, sr.; Chris Perez, Taylor, soph.; Cody Pfeffer, Bellville, sr.; Connor Smeltzer, Spring Hill, jr.; Caden Strickland, Salado, jr.; Braeden Wade, Carthage, sr.
Catchers – Cody Borgfeld, Madisonville, sr.; Bryce Ford, Snyder, sr.; Cristian Hernandez, Springtown, sr.; Corbyn Mashburn, Kennedale, jr.; Robby Olguin, Robstown, sr.; Nick Sanders, La Vega, jr.; Brock Tijerina, Andrews, sr.
First basemen – Jake Gilbreath, Glen Rose, jr.; Ezekiel Rivera, Andrews, sr.; Jason Gomez, Farmersville, sr.; Trent Upham, Rockport Fulton, sr.; Tristan McGee, Melissa, sr.; Kannon Meissner, Bellville, sr.; Roberto Perez, Calallen, sr.; Sam Peterson, Lindale, sr.
Second basemen –Landon Hernandez, Lubbock Estacado, jr.; Colton Roquemore, Argyle, soph.; Hunter Stewart, Snyder, sr.
Shortstops – Conner Cuff, Carthage, jr.; JC Davis, Argyle, jr.; Joe Mancinas, Hillsboro, jr.; Tak Stinnett, Lampasas, jr.; Hagen Tuck, Andrews, jr.
Third basemen – William Boswell, Navarro, sr.; Tyler Mills, Sweeny, sr.; Obed Reyes, Seminole, fr.; Bryaden Sprencel, Calallen, sr.; Aythen Tarin, Snyder, jr.; Nolan Williams, Salado, sr.
Outfielders – Hunter Anderson, Canyon Lake, jr.; Brock Bearden, Pleasant Grove, sr.; Brayden Bolton, Pittsburg, sr.; Jaydon Burkett, Beeville Jones, sr.; Chris Ervin, Kilgore, sr.; Joshua Garcia, Tuloso-Midway, soph.; Ean McPherson, Rockport Fulton, sr.; Noah Pate, Sweeny, sr.; Mason Reynolds, Sunnyvale, sr..