Javier Torres

Cleburne junior Javier Torres was a second-team selection at second base on the THSBCA Class 5A All-State Team.

David Beans

Seven Johnson County baseball players were voted to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State Teams this week.

Cleburne senior outfielder Spencer Suitt was a first-team selection on the Class 5A THSBCA All-State Team while junior Javier Torres was a second-team selection at second base.

Suitt, a first-team all-district selection, hit .450 on the season with 21 RBIs and 41 runs scored with a .623 on-base percentage while committing only one error all season for a .987 fielding percentage. Torres, the District 9-5A offensive player of the year, hit .388 with 22 RBIs and 40 runs scored with 17 stolen bases.

Burleson Centennial senior Payton Strambler made the Class 5A THSBCA All-State Team as the first-team catcher. 

Strambler, the District 9-5A MVP, led the Spartans with a .452 batting average to go along with 32 RBIs and four home runs with a .515 on-base percentage and a .669 slugging percentage. Strambler will continue his career at McLennan Junior College.

In Class 4A, two Godley Wildcats and an Alvarado Indian received all-state accolades.

Godley junior Brett Brown was a first-team selection at pitcher while fellow Wildcat junior Bobby Goodloe is a first-team selection at second base. 

Brown went 9-2 on the mound with 103 strikeouts against 10 earned runs allowed in 69 innings pitched for a 1.01 ERA. Brown, a Texas A&M commit, was also strong offensively as he hit .476 on the season with 37 RBIs and 45 runs scored. 

Goodloe led Godley with a .484 batting average with 30 RBIs and 48 runs scored from the leadoff spot, including 18 doubles and six triples. 

Alvarado senior Adam Oviedo made the Class 4A THSBCA All-State Team as the first-team shortstop. Oviedo, who will continue his career at TCU, led the Indians with a .436 batting average with 29 RBIs and 41 runs scored from the leadoff spot.

And in Class 3A, Grandview senior Casey Brownlow was an automatic selection to the THSBCA Class 3A All-State Team after also being chosen to participate in the THSBCA All-Star Game in Round Rock on June 17.

Brownlow, who will play at East Texas Baptist University, hit .416 with 40 RBIs and five home runs offensively for a .703 slugging percentage while he went 8-1 pitching with 66 strikeouts against 10 earned runs allowed for a 1.81 ERA.

React to this story:

0
0
0
0
0

This Week's Circulars