Longview’s Thomas Cox and Jordan Lawson earned first team honors, and Blake Martin was named to the second team with the release of the District 11-6A All-District Baseball Team for 2018.
Rockwall’s Brooks Helmer was named the league’s overall Most Valuable Player. Other superlatives went to Heath’s Cole Stilwell (Offensive MVP), Rockwall’s Beau Wimpee (Defensive MVP), Heath’s Kaden Krowka (Pitcher of the Year), Heath’s Anderson Needham (Newcomer of the Year), Rockwall’s Zach Henry (Underclassman of the Year) and Heath’s Greg Harvey (Coach of the Year).
Voting was conducted by the district’s coaches.
Pitchers: Thomas Cox, Longview; Kyle Quinn, Horn; Trace Stephenson, Rockwall; Ryan Puyear, Horn; Zach Fernandez, Tyler Lee; Catcher: Diego Muniz, Rockwall; First base: Justin Childers, Rockwall; Second base: Rhett Parker, Tyler Lee; Shortstop: Hunter O’Shea, Heath; Third base: Jordan Lawson, Longview and Zane Sloan, Rockwall; Outfield: Shea Ellis, Horn; Jake Wade, Heath; Bennett Laurance, Rockwall; David Randall, Tyler Lee; Designated hitter: Brandon Troxler, Rockwall; Chris Teufel, Heath; Utility: Chandler Arnold, Horn.
Pitchers: Bradley Rippy, Tyler Lee; Oscar Cobos, North Mesquite; Joseph Martinez, Mesquite; Clay Finnegan, Heath; Nate Dial, Tyler Lee; Catcher: Blake Martin, Longview; First base: Nolen Hester, Heath; Second team: Andrew Tucker, North Mesquite; Shortstop: Christian Turner, Mesquite; Third base: Karson Krowka, Heath; Outfield: Miller Ladusau, Heath; Casey Curtin, Heath; Carlos Contreras, North Mesquite; Designated hitter: Tyler Little, North Mesquite; Utility: Matt Hittle, Tyler Lee.