2018 Mirror baseball all-stars

06/28/18 By Gary M. Baranec Mirror 2018 first-team baseball all-stars include (from left): First row—Bishop Guilfoyle’s Michael Berish, Bishop Carroll’s Carson Ertter, Bedford’s Davis Kline. Second row—Penn Cambria’s Mason Ronan, Tyrone’s Kevin Lehner, Huntingdon’s Alex Mykut and Jared Showalter. Third row—Altoona’s Ian Yon and Matt Hartman. Absent for photo were Juniata Valley’s Quinn Zinobile, Huntingdon’s Nick Holesa, Chestnut Ridge’s Ty Diehl and Phillip Dull, Bellwood-Antis’ Travis Luensmann, Moshannon Valley’s Alex Kitko.

FIRST TEAM

Alex Mykut C Sr. Huntingdon

Notable: Went 3-for-3 and was winning pitcher in Curve Classic championship game win. Hit .400 with 11 extra base hits and 27 RBIs.

Davis Kline 1B Sr. Bedford

Notable: Will attend Princeton and play football in the fall. Hit .465 with three doubles and a home run while driving in 13. Had a 1.59 ERA on the mound.

Quinn Zinobile 2B Jr. Juniata Valley

Notable: Drove in 22 runs, hit .462 and has seven extra base hits for Green Hornets. Also stole nine bases.

Matt Hartman SS Jr. Altoona

Notable: Was successful on all 13 stolen base attempts. Hit a team-high .435, scored 14 runs and had eight doubles for Mountain Lions.

Kevin Lehner 3B So. Tyrone

Notable: Made first team in Mountain League. Hit .446 with 10 extra base hits and 14 RBIs for Golden Eagles.

Michael Berish OF Sr. Bishop Guilfoyle

Notable: Batted .464 with seven doubles and 19 RBIs for Marauders. Also scored 15 runs.

Carson Ertter OF Jr. Bishop Carroll

Notable: Penn State commit hit .382 with five extra base hits and seven RBIs. Was the winning pitcher in two of Huskies’ four wins and had a 2.66 ERA.

Ian Yon OF Jr. Altoona

Notable: Hit .394 with three home runs, 15 RBIs and scored 16 runs. Went 2-0 with a 1.81 ERA and had 32 strikeouts in 31 innings pitched.

Nick Holesa UTL Sr. Huntingdon

Notable: Curve Classic MVP hit .413 with seven doubles, seven triples and five home runs. Also drove in 26 runs and scored 30 more.

Ty Diehl DH Sr. Chestnut Ridge

Notable: Lions catcher hit .469 with 19 RBIs, six doubles and a home run. Will continue baseball career at IUP.

Phillip Dull P Sr. Chestnut Ridge

Notable: West Virginia signee hit a Mirror all-star team best .508, drove in 32 runs, scored 27 more and had 14 extra base hits. Went 5-0 with a 0.47 ERA and struck out 73 in 441⁄3 IP.

Mason Ronan P Sr. Penn Cambria

Notable: Drafted by Boston Red Sox but will play in college for Pitt. Struck out 73 batters in 301⁄3 IP. Hit .373 with seven extra base hits. Scored 15 runs, drove in 13.

Jared Showalter P Sr. Huntingdon

Notable: Went 8-0 with three saves and a 0.66 ERA as the Bearcats No. 1 starter. Hit .377 with a pair of home runs and drove in 22 runs.

Travis Luensmann P So. Bellwood-Antis

Notable: Recorded 75 strikeouts in 51 innings and finished 6-2 with a save and an 0.96 ERA. Hit .430 with 10 doubles and two home runs. Had 30 RBIs and scored 28 more.

Alex Kitko P Jr. Moshannon Valley

Notable: Struck out 52 hitters in 28 innings while compiling a 0.25 ERA. Hit .350 with three doubles, two triples and stole six bases.

SECOND TEAM

Hunter Klotz C Fr. Central

Dominic Francona 1B Jr. Claysburg-Kimmel

Nick Zanic 2B Sr. Huntingdon

Jacob Hensor SS So. Juniata Valley

John Fanelli 3B Sr. Bishop Guilfoyle

Drew Weglarz OF Sr. Huntingdon

Brodie Harbaugh OF Jr. Chestnut Ridge

Tom Randazzo OF Sr. Portage

Dallas Hite OF Sr. Penn Cambria

Jared Colledge UTL Jr. Everett

Ian McFarland DH Sr. Bellwood-Antis

Dylan Focht P Jr. Central

Austin Price P Sr. Everett

Tanner Perrone P Sr. Penn Cambria

Ben Briggs P Sr. Huntingdon

Josh Earnest P Sr. Philipsburg-Osceola

HONORABLE MENTION

Catcher: Canaan Burket, Claysburg-Kimmel; Owen Kravetz, Altoona; Jake Hunter, Altoona; Cory Lehman, Tyrone; Jack Showalter, Bellwood-Antis; Tyler Lamont, Cambria Heights

First base: Troy Walker, Bellwood-Antis

Second base: Jackson Kozlovic, Portage; Danny Carrieri, Bishop Guilfoyle; Cole Gibson, Altoona; Andrew Lazor, Northern Bedford

Shortstop: Zach Wiggins, Portage; Brenden Hileman, Hollidaysburg; Brandon Bearer, Cambria Heights; Garett Clouse, Northern Bedford; Noah Muthler, Central

Third base: Keegan Soltis, Philipsburg-Osceola

Outfield: Tanner Hunt, Claysburg-Kimmel; Landry Grubb, Everett; Braeden Burchfield, Altoona; Gabe Brower, Juniata Valley; Seth Derugen, Juniata Valley; Andrew Pearson, Tyrone; Trent Walker, Bellwood-Antis; Collin Stevenson, Hollidaysburg; Landon McDonald, Philipsburg-Osceola; Justin McCoy, Chestnut Ridge; Noah Dillow, Chestnut Ridge; Drew Hileman, Williamsburg; Joel Musser, Tussey Mountain; Casey Walters, Central

Utility: Nick Plank, Bellwood-Antis; Ben Kasaback, Glendale; Preston Shoemaker, Hollidaysburg; Quentin Burk, Northern Cambria; Devin Renzi, Central Cambria; Brady Villa, Tussey Mountain

Pitchers: Brady Nicewonger, Central; Jacob Irvin, Portage; David Pleva, Bishop Guilfoyle; Kenta Okada, Bishop Guilfoyle; Caden Nagle, Bellwood-Antis; Mark Stewart, Bellwood-Antis

(High honorable mention in bold)

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