Seven area baseball players named to WSBCA All-State team

The Washington State Baseball Coaches Association announced its all-state team selections earlier this week, recognizing seven area athletes.

The Washington State Baseball Coaches Association announced its all-state team selections earlier this week, recognizing seven area athletes.

Eastside Catholic senior Matt Boyd was named 3A Co-Player of the Year with Liberty’s Eric Peterson.

Boyd, an Oregon State recruit, was also selected to the 3A first team along with Crusader teammate Mike Bush. Boyd hit .446 with four home runs and 27 RBI. The left-hander had a 6-2 record on the mound with a 1.71 ERA and 71 strikeouts. Bush hit .492 with six home runs, 26 RBI and had six stolen bases.

Second-team 3A selections included Eastside’s Michael Englund and Jake Gober.

Eastlake senior Nick Andrews was named to the 4A first team. The future South Dakota State University player hit .426 with two home runs and 18 RBI in 2009.

Issaquah junior Spencer Rogers and Skyline junior Adrian Sampson were named to the WSBCA 4A second team.

3A All-State first team

Brooks Roy/Franklin Pierce; Berent Hagen/Enumclaw; Jacob Lamb/Blanchet; Eric Peterson/Liberty; Taylor Hetrick/Timberline; Ryan Brett/Highline; Cody Hebner/Auburn Mountainview; James Robbins/Shorecrest; Casey Locker/Ferndale; Matt Brown/Peninsula; Cody Urquhart/West Valley Yakima; Andrew Pagel/Prairie; Kyle Johnson/Mount Rainier; Jon Yearout/Columbia River; Jeff Melby/Bellevue; Chase Anselment/Meadowdale; Will Minice/Sammamish; Josh Sale/Blanchet; Colin Feldtman/Bainbridge; Matt Boyd/Eastside Catholic; Mike Bush/Eastside Catholic; Bobby Twedt/Sedro-Woolley

3A Player of the Year: Matt Boyd- E. Catholic and Eric Peterson- Liberty 3A

Coach of the Year: Dave Larson- Highline

3A All-State second team

Michael Englund/Eastside Catholic; Jake Gober/Eastside Catholic; Colby Morse/Bainbridge; Spencer Hannah/Ferndale; Madison Pool/Blanchet; Troy Collyer/Liberty; Steve Kirbach/Juanita; Dave Madsen/Sammamish; Kurtis Wiles/West Valley Yakima; Alex Sloan/Sumner; Brad Falk/Sumner; Brandon Williams/Auburn Mountainview; Zach Baker/North Thurston; Patrick McMeal/North Thurston; John Humphries/Seattle Prep; John Buhrman/O’Dea; Caleb Whalen/Union; Elijah Firestone/Timberline; Andrew Olsen/Enumclaw; Ryan Desimone/Lynnwood

4A All-State first team

Trevor Mitsui/Shorewood; Christian Kaiser/Lake Washington; Brian Wolfe/Snohomish; Crew Vettleson/Central Kitsap; Brady Stieger/South Kitsap; Chris Marangon/Tahoma; Alexander Lee/Kentwood; Tim Peterson/Emerald Ridge; Brett Jacobs/Richland; Billy Moon/University; Chris Armstead/Kelso; Adam Cimber/Puyallup; Cody Shepard/Richland; John Rapacz/Richland; Sal Arena/Puyallup; Tyler Roberts/Southridge; Colin Hering/Newport; Nick Andrews/Eastlake; Sean Rehon/Puyallup

4A Player of the Year: Chris Marangon- Tahoma

4A Coach of the Year: Brian Fisher- Newport

4A All-State second team

Shawn O’Brien/Kamiak; Bryant VanEnglenberg/Kentwood; Garrett Hall/Olympia; Cullen Hendrickson/Bellermine Prep; Makaio Mobbs/Kelso; Alex Foulon/Heritage; Spencer Downs/Kelso; Sean Sealey/Skyview; Kyle Conwell/Tahoma; Spencer Rogers/Issaquah; Adrian Sampson/Skyline; Brad Bender/Newport; Andrew Mendenhall/Southridge; Nate Roberts/Central Kitsap; Chet Thompson/Gig Harbor; Dylan Davis/Redmond; Jake Dahlberg/Heritage