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Updated: July 17, 2013 7:03AM



FIRST TEAM

Catcher: Michael Crowley, Chesterton, Senior

By the numbers: .306, 1 HR, 19 RBI

Raves: Hit eight doubles and only struck out three times.

First base: Ronnie Plesac, Crown Point, Senior

By the numbers: . 376, 18 RBI, 12 R

Raves: Also went 3-1 with a 1.69 ERA and 72 strikeouts on the mound.

Second base: Ryan Burvan, Lake Central, Senior

By the numbers: .491, 2 HR, 39 RBI Raves:

Set the school’s single-season marks for hits (57) and runs (51).

Third base: Dan Stum, Hanover Central, Senior

By the numbers: .505, 1 HR, 36 RBI, 38 R Raves:

Contributions also included going 4-1 with a 1.07 ERA.

Shortstop: Zach Plesac, Crown Point, Senior

By the numbers: .380, 3 HR, 30 RBI, 26 R Raves:

Had a 0.99 ERA, struck out 60 batters and went 5-2.

Outfield: Larry Crisler, Bishop Noll, Junior

By the numbers: .467, 25 RBI, 50 R Raves:

Stole 35 bases and had a .568 on-base percentage.

Outfield: Brett Brinkley, Griffith, Senior

By the numbers: .348, 38 R, 29 SB Raves:

Had 59 putouts and no errors. Also had a .466 on-base percentage.

Outfield: Craig Dedelow, Munster, Senior

By the numbers: .369, 4 HR, 26 RBI Raves:

Collected 18 extra-base hits, including 11 doubles and three triples.

Utility: Dean Hill, Boone Grove, Senior

By the numbers: .433, 32 RBI Raves:

Also went 10-3, 1.77 ERA, 82 K

Pitcher: Zac Ryan, Andrean, Senior

By the numbers: 8-1, 1.12 ERA, 91 K Raves:

Set school career records for wins, strikeouts and starts.

Pitcher: Brandon Murray, Hobart, Junior

By the numbers: 4-3, 2.51 ERA, 111 K Raves:

Set the school’s single-season strikeout mark and also holds school’s career strikeout record.

Pitcher: Kevin Jones, Portage, Junior

By the numbers: 1.31 ERA, 81 K

Raves: Picked up the victory in LaPorte Sectional championship game.

Pitcher: Danny Pobereyko, Bishop Noll, Senior

By the numbers: 8-1, 1.91 ERA, 85 K Raves:

Threw seven complete games and also collected two saves.

SECOND TEAM

Catcher: C.J. Gear, Valparaiso, Senior

By the numbers: .461, 2 HR, 20 RBI

Raves: Finished with 35 hits, including eight doubles.

First base: Bobby Ross, Wash. Twp., Senior

By the numbers: .500, 6 HR, 35 RBI

Raves: Led the team in several offensive categories.

Second base: Scott Shaner, Munster, Senior

By the numbers: .417, 31 RBI, 24 R

Raves: Only struck out four times and had 15 doubles.

Third base: Austin Porter, Morgan Twp., Senior

By the numbers: .418, 3 HR, 28 RBI

Raves: Had a .461 on-base percentage and five doubles.

Shortstop: Tyrus Joseforsky, Hobart, Junior

By the numbers: .400, 26 RBI, 17 2B

Raves: Holds the school’s career doubles record.

Outfield: Alec Olund, Lake Central, Junior

By the numbers: .396, 38 R, 41 RBI

Raves: Walked 17 times and had a .537 on-base percentage.

Outfield: Andrew Ralph, Chesterton, Junior

By the numbers: .420, 20 R

Raves: Had a .540 on-base percentage.

Outfield: Matt Sandoval, Noll, Senior

By the numbers: .457, 31 RBI, 39 R

Raves: Started multiple games at six positions.

Utility: Brenden Seren, Lake Central, Junior

By the numbers: .414, 23 R, 33 RBI

Raves: Had a .555 on-base percentage and 41 hits.

Pitcher: Jesse Smith, Griffith, Senior

By the numbers: 6-3, 2.75 ERA, 54 K

Raves: Also led the team with 29 RBI.

Pitcher: Mitch Kobitz, Chesterton, Senior

By the numbers: 7-3, 1.61 ERA

Raves: Collected two saves and led the team with 39 Ks.

Pitcher: Tyler Frye, Wash. Twp., Senior

By the numbers: 7 wins, 1.65 ERA, 61 K

Raves: Led the team in wins and was second in ERA and Ks.

Pitcher: Matt DeSomer, Andrean, Junior

By the numbers: 8-0, 1.74 ERA, 61 K

Raves: Also hit .348 with nine doubles and 26 RBI

Honorable mention

Andrean: Nick Podkul; Bishop Noll: Anthony Fundukian, Julian Guerrero, Chad Mateja; Boone Grove: Chuck Kidd, Caleb Narron; Chesterton: Corey Rusboldt, Aery Pratt; CP: Alex Nickla, Jake Jatis, Glenn Hecht; EC Central: D’Angelo Gonzalez; West Side: Paco Jordan; Griffith: Kyle Buikema, Anthony Carter, Matt Colomes, Robbie Hernandez; Gavit: Josh Lumbera; Morton: Aurelio Cazares; Hanover: Jesse Wilkening, Rylie Welch, Daniel Balich, Zac Maciejewski; Highland: Tyler Fraley; Alec Smith, Danny Hamilton; Hobart: Nick Bokun, Drey Devereaux, C.J. Komosa; Daniel Stewart; KV: Jake Miles; Knox: Davey Johnston, Sean Martin; Kouts: Jake Moore, Jake Bekelya, Andrew Birky; LaCrosse: Jared Dyjak; LC: Tony Schneider, Nick Kellams, Antonio Majstorov; Lake Station: Chris Szoztek, Kody Lemley; LaPorte: Travis Upp, Jake Benefiel, Evan Miller; Lowell: Josh Arnold, Dan Garza, Bryan Thomas, Myles Siedentopf; Merrillville: Aaron Dye, Jose Carbajal; MC: Andrew Ray; Morgan Twp: Ryan Klikus, Adam Rettinger, Joe Dougherty; Munster: Joe Jumonville, Jonathan Azar, Mike Poulos; North Newton: Chad Schultz, Brandon Propes; Portage: Eric Mesarch, Chris Klenk; River Forest: O’Shea Owens, Chris Lauderback, Geno Flores, Omar Nunez, Ryan Slavey; South Central: Alec Sturdy, Adam Clindaniel; Valparaiso: Ethan Lehnen, Sam Miller; Washington Twp: Tyler Byerly, Justin Landgrebe; Whiting: Matt Dvorscak.



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