baseball coaches name all-stars
a memorable season that saw the Class 4A state championship game head to extra
innings, Wyoming Valley West topped the Wyoming Valley Conference Coaches All-Star
Spartans senior pitcher/infielder Billy Gregory and junior catcher Ryan
Hogan were named Co-MVPs of the league by the coaches, who released their all-star
squads on Thursday.
Gregory and Hogan were joined on the Division 1 and 2 first
team by teammates Justin Montalvo, Logan Zavada and Tyler Yankosky.
Area had four first-team selections with Dante Biasi, David Klein, Chris Panzarella
and Robbie John receiving the honor. Wyoming Area followed with three players
in Evan Musto, Cory Lescavage and Zach Lopatka.
Berwicks Zach Andress
and Jordan DiValerio were joined on the first team by Jordan McCrum and Dave Simpson
of Dallas along with Lake-Lehmans Zach Brucher and Crestwoods Jared
The Division 3 All-Stars were led by three players from division champion
Hanover Area Christian Pack, Kyle Kowalski and Kevin Rimmer.
them on the Division 3 squad were Nanticokes Kyle Pokrinchak and Alec Norton,
Holy Redeemers Jason Hoggarth and Tim Cavanaugh, Northwests Nick Long
and Andrew Boberick, MMI Preps Jared Dasher and Sam Harman, GARs Sean-Paul
Williamson, Wyoming Seminarys Alexandre Sabourin and Meyers Ryan Gilgallon.
Trojan Baseball capsule
Head coach: Dean Myers
years record: 10-4. Lost to Dunmore in second round of Class AA district
Players to watch: Joe Olszyk, Mitchell
Romanowski, Kyle Rosick, Alec Norton, Steve Kreitzer, Kyle Pokrinchak, Josh Benscoter,
Dan Jeffrey.What to expect: The Trojans are looking
to build off last years season and have the talent returning to take it
a step further. Olszyk hit .371 last year with Rosick at .333, Norton .294 and
Pokrinchak .278. Olszyk, Pokrinchak, Benscoter and Jeffrey combined to make 14
starts last year. Nanticoke Area enters the season as one of the favorites.