All-Sierra Nevada Media Group Teams announced
June 10, 2009
The All-Sierra Nevada Media Group teams were selected by sportswriters at the Nevada Appeal, The Record-Courier, Tahoe Daily Tribune, Sierra Sun, Lahontan Valley News and the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza. Only players from schools covered by the group were eligible.
and#8226; P Tyler May, Douglas and#8212; May was the Sierra Leagueand#8217;s Pitcher of the Year. He went 8-0 on the year and broke Shawn Estesand#8217; school record for career wins at 21. He had 74 strikeouts and 19 walks in 12 appearances. At the plate, he had 10 doubles, two triples and 11 home runs to go with 35 RBIs.
and#8226; P Matt Rutledge, Carson and#8212; Rutledge was the Sierra League co-Player of the Year, along with Damonte Ranchand#8217;s Cody Stevens. He batted .538 with a .731 slugging percentage in league play. Rutledge carried a 1.77 ERA in league play striking out 45 and winning four games.
and#8226; P David Charles, Carson and#8212; Charles led the Sierra League with five wins and 36.2 innings pitched. He had 32 strikeouts in league play and carried a 3.44 ERA.
and#8226; P Justin Vosburgh, Truckee and#8212; The senior No. 1 starter was voted to the 3A All-State and Northern 3A All-League first teams. To go along with his 6-1 record and 2.53 ERA, he finished with 33 strikeouts while allowing 30 hits and 11 walks in 36 innings. He tossed two complete games. At the plate, Vosburgh posted a .384 average, with 28 RBIs and 29 runs scored, seven doubles, two triples and three home runs. He had an on-base percentage of .442 and slugging percentage of .658. Vosburgh was also a threat on the basepaths, swiping 12 bags in 12 attempts.
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and#8226; C Beau Davis, Douglas and#8212; Davis was one of the top defensive catchers in Northern Nevada and he tied for the league lead in sacrifice hits. Heand#8217;ll most be remembered for his walk-off single in the Northern 4A Regional championship game to beat Reno 4-3.
and#8226; IF Tyler Hoelzen, Douglas and#8212; Hoelzen posted a 6-2 record on the mound with 64 strikeouts and 18 walks. The two-time first-team All-Sierra League pitcher was a solid defensive first baseman and carried a big bat, hitting five home runs, two doubles, a triple and knocking in 27 RBIs.
and#8226; IF Mike Fagan, Truckee and#8212; The senior cleanup hitter was voted to the Northern 3A All-League first team and All-State second team. He led the league in batting average, at .571, on-base percentage, at .627, and stolen bases, with 18. His .778 slugging percentage ranked second best in the league.
and#8226; IF Tim Rudnick, Douglas and#8212; Rudnick was named to the first-team All-Sierra team for the second consecutive year, driving in 35 runs and hitting seven doubles. Rudnick also went 3-0 on the mound with one save as the Tigersand#8217; primary closer. He had 28 strikeouts in nine appearances.
and#8226; IF Kyle Stone, Carson and#8212; Stone batted .400 in league play with 22 hits, earning second-team all-league status.
and#8226; IF Derek Holmgren, South Tahoe and#8212; Holmgren batted .356 with three doubles, one triples, one home run and 12 runs scored.
and#8226; OF Brett Valley, Carson and#8212; The first-team All-Sierra League honoree tied for the league league in sacrifices with three and was an all-around tough out at the top of the Senatorsand#8217; lineup. He also stole eight stolen bases.
and#8226; OF Nick Warner, Whittell and#8212; Warner batted .486 and was a first-team all-league honoree for the state 2A runner-ups.
and#8226; OF Andy Fiske, Fallon and#8212; Fiske batted .316 on the year with 23 RBIs, two doubles, three triples, a home run and 15 runs scored.
and#8226; Utility Paul Cagle, Carson and#8212; Cagle batted .447 in league play with six doubles. He also carried a .527 on-base percentage.
and#8226; DH Troy Torres, Douglas and#8212; Torres earned his second first-team All-Sierra League nod after belting four doubles, a triple, three home runs and 14 RBIs. He carried a .426 batting average.
Zach Tomlinson, North Tahoe; Chris Cahill, North Tahoe; Maclane Brady, Truckee; Kevin Decker, Truckee; Jordan Deiro, Truckee; Michael Taylor, Truckee; Max DeLallo, South Tahoe; Kyle DiGrande, South Tahoe; Trent de Braga, Fallon; Teryn Smith, Fallon; Colton Oney, Fallon; Carlos Carreon, Fallon; Jeff Crozier, Douglas; Kameron Van Winkle, Douglas; Michael Whalin, Douglas; Tanner Thomas, Douglas; Cody Barr, Carson; Timmy Doyle, Dayton; Jake Koch, Dayton; Kyle Clouthier, Incline; Patrick Howe, Incline; Gary Prescott, South Tahoe; Alex Potnick, Whittell; Jordan Morgan, Whittell.
and#8226; P Stephanie Harper, Douglas and#8212; Harper finished her career as Douglasand#8217; all-time leader in career wins at 71. The Sierra League Player of the Year went 18-8 on the year with 140 strikeouts (440 career) and 84 walks. She also had 10 doubles, three home runs and 23 RBIs.
and#8226; P Kate Pinder, Fallon and#8212; Pinder pitched 94.1 innings on the year, carrying a 1.56 ERA with 90 strikeouts, 34 walks and 27 earned runs. Opponents batted only .185 against her.
and#8226; C Sara Parsons, Fallon and#8212; Parsons was an impressive 1.000 behind the plate in fielding percentage, allowing only three passed balls. She hit .345 with four home runs, five doubles, two triples and 24 RBIs.
and#8226; IF Morgan Blomstrom, Douglas and#8212; Blomstrom had a breakout year for the Tigers, driving in 28 runs and belting eight doubles while batting .458.
and#8226; IF Daria Leid, Carson and#8212; Leid was a first-team all-league honoree.
and#8226; IF Kaycie Jones, Truckee and#8212; The junior catcher earned Northern 3A All-League honorable mention recognition filling in at an unfamiliar position. Truckeeand#8217;s cleanup hitter led her team in most offensive categories, with a .389 average, a .483 on-base percentage, 21 RBIs and 25 runs. She had two home runs, two triples and seven doubles.
and#8226; IF Emily Weaver, Douglas and#8212; Weaver earned first-team All-Sierra League honors for the third consecutive year, hitting 10 doubles, one triple, three home runs and a team-leading 29 RBIs.
and#8226; IF Jenny Rechel, Fallon and#8212; The freshman hit .467 on the year with five home runs, 11 doubles, two triples and 37 RBIs.
and#8226; OF Brittany Barcellos, South Tahoe and#8212; Barellos was a first-team all-league honoree.
and#8226; OF Maddy Gilbert, Douglas and#8212; Gilbert finished the year with 17 RBIs, a double and a triple, but earned first-team all-league honors for her knack for timely hitting and getting on base. She batted .430 on the year.
and#8226; OF Tori McCunn, Incline
and#8226; Utility Christina Lane, North Tahoe and#8212; The senior co-captain was voted to the Northern 2A All-League second team. She led the Northern 2A with a .569 average and .690 on-base percentage, was second in the league with an .804 slugging percentage, and was third in league with 31 RBIs. She split time between shortstop and pitcher for the Lakers, going 4-3 while recording 65 strikeouts and allowing 35 hits in 57 innings.
and#8226; Utility Katrina Morgan, Douglas and#8212; Morgan batted .375 on the year with three home runs, three triples, eight doubles and 24 RBIs.
and#8226; DH Cassie Vondrak, Carson and#8212; Vondrak earned first-team all-league honors.
Stacy Brenes, Truckee; Shea Mesa, North Tahoe; Mackenzie Cole, Dayton; Natasha Wells, Dayton; Katrina Morgan, Douglas; Rebecca Trute, Douglas; Mia Townsell, Douglas; Terra Backinger, South Tahoe; Moriah Lane, South Tahoe; Justina Pritzker, Whittell; Rachel Laub, Whittell; Lauren Wilson, Incline.