2017 Mirror baseball all-stars

2017 Altoona Mirror baseball first-team all-stars include (from left): First row—Central’s Alex Hoenstine, Jarrett Imler and Chase Smith. Second row—Everett’s Joel Colledge, Altoona’s Elliot Mast, Penn Cambria’s Mason Ronan, Bellwood-Antis’ Joey Padula and Sawyer Kline.

FIRST TEAM

Tyler Peterson C Sr. Hollidaysburg

Notable: Seton Hill recruit batted .329 with five doubles and 16 RBIs for District 6 Class 5A champs while handling a very balanced Tiger pitching staff.

Joey Padula 1B Sr. Bellwood-Antis

Notable: Big-time run-producer who scored 25 runs and drove in 25 for state semifinalists. All-ICC performer boasted .505 on-base percentage.

Alex Hoenstine MI Sr. Central

Notable: Unbelievable fielder with only six errors in 117 chances while batting .358 and leading state champs with 26 stolen bases. Penn State football walk-on.

Bryce Hensor MI Sr. Juniata Valley

Notable: Morehead State recruit makes fourth first-team appearance, hitting .509 for District 6-1A champs with 10 doubles, 27 runs and 24 RBIs.

Davis Kline 3B Jr. Bedford

Notable: Makes the jump from second team after hitting .536 and driving in 31 runs. Good athlete who recorded six doubles.

Elliot Mast OF Sr. Altoona

Notable: Returning first-teamer topped area with five homers with sweet left-handed swing. Also belted seven doubles and drove in 23 runs, by far most on team.

John Servello OF Sr. Hollidaysburg

Notable: Toledo recruit scored 19 runs, drove in 18 runs and had seven extra-base hits in earning return spot on first team. Hit .328.

Chase Smith OF Sr. Central

Notable: Terrific year with the bat, slugging 10 triples, eight doubles and three homers, all team highs. Finished with a .469 average and 16 stolen bases.

Lennox Pugh DH Sr. Hollidaysburg

Notable: Returning first-teamer belted 10 doubles for Golden Tigers. Led D6-5A champs with a .463 batting average and drove in 18 runs.

Phillip Dull UT Jr. Chestnut Ridge

Notable: West Virginia recruit struck out 86 in 60 innings, going 5-4 with three saves and a 1.15 ERA while also batting .446 with seven doubles.

Joel Colledge LHP Sr. Everett

Notable: Recorded sparkling 7-2 record, losing only to Central and Chestnut Ridge. Struck out 71 in 56 2/3 innings with a 1.24 ERA.

Jarrett Imler RHP Sr. Central

Notable: Dragons’ ace returns to the first team after going 10-1 with a save and a 0.90 ERA. Will play college ball at Penn State Altoona.

Sawyer Kline RHP Sr. Bellwood-Antis

Notable: Struck out 61 in 56 innings, registering a 2.11 ERA while going 6-1 with two saves. Also batted .418 and knocked in 23 runs.

Will Lozinak RHP Sr. Bishop Guilfoyle

Notable: Morehead State recruit is a returning first-teamer. Posted a 4-2 record with a 2.08 ERA, striking out 42 in 32 innings.

Mason Ronan LHP Jr. Penn Cambria

Notable: Michigan State commit fanned 84 in 43 innings, posting a 6-1 record with a 0.65 ERA. Opposing batters hit just .113

SECOND TEAM

Ryan Shope C Sr. Altoona

Tyler Treese 1B Sr. Hollidaysburg

Larry Corle 2B Sr. Central

Nick Holesa SS Jr. Huntingdon

Josh McKnight 3B Sr. Central

Seth Derugen OF Jr. Juniata Valley

Brendan Kowalski OF Sr. Bellwood-Antis

Hunter Liebal OF Sr. Central

Jonah Diehl C Sr. Penn Cambria

Jake Swank UT Sr. Portage

T.J. Becker RHP Sr. Altoona

Josh Hickey RHP Sr. Bedford

Alex Kitko RHP So. Moshannon Valley

Sam Servello RHP So. Hollidaysburg

Jared Showalter RHP Jr. Huntingdon

HONORABLE MENTION

Catcher: Canaan Burket, Claysburg-Kimmel; Jared Colledge, Everett; Ty Diehl, Chestnut Ridge; Marc Garzarelli, Central Cambria; Jake Houck, Juniata Valley; Tyler Lamont, Cambria Heights; Cory Lehman, Tyrone; Mark Marino, Northern Cambria

First base: Josh Yasulitis, Bishop Guilfoyle

Second base: Austin Hammerle, Glendale; Jacob Hensor, Juniata Valley; Cody Houck, Williamsburg; Gavin Martynuska, Penn Cambria; Casey Sheetz, Altoona; Zach Wiggins, Portage

Shortstop: Dakota Chamberlain, Claysburg-Kimmel; Garrett Martynuska, Penn Cambria; Cory Storm, Hollidaysburg; Logan Williamson, Philipsburg-Osceola; Jake Zazvrskey, Bishop Carroll

Third base: Austin Brown, Everett; Brandon Durbin, Bishop Carroll; Kevin Lehner, Tyrone; Quinn Zinobile, Juniata Valley

Outfield: Victor Faupel-Persons, Chestnut Ridge, Brian Gunter, Tyrone; Dallas Hite, Penn Cambria; Ryan Leonard, Tussey Mountain; Logan Marino, Northern Cambria; Jordan McCracken, Bellwood-Antis; Logan Onkst, Northern Cambria; Michael Patrick, Cambria Heights; Kyler Swires, Portage; Trent Walker, Bellwood-Antis; Nick Zanic, Huntingdon

Designated hitter: Garett Clouse, Northern Bedford, Chaz Fatula, Bedford; Jake Rupp, Central Cambria

Utility: Carson Ertter, Bishop Carroll (OF-LHP); Tanner Hunt, Claysburg-Kimmel (OF-RHP); Travis Luensmann, Bellwood-Antis (3B-RHP); Aden McMonagle, Williamsburg (C-RHP); Scott Petrunak, Portage (OF-RHP)

Pitcher: Ben Briggs, Huntingdon (RHP); Mark Conrad, Bishop Guilfoyle (RHP); Cam Domblisky, Philipsburg-Osceola (RHP); Josh Earnest, Philipsburg-Osceola (RHP); Cole Gibson, Altoona (RHP); Brendan Hileman, Hollidaysburg (RHP); Jack Johnson, Juniata Valley (RHP); Noah Kerch, Portage (RHP); Alex Mykut, Huntingdon (RHP); Brady Nicewonger, Central; Jake Plunket, Altoona (RHP); Nevin Wood, Bellwood-Antis (RHP)

High honorable mention in bold

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