Three Badgers named to all-league team

Carlson first team selection.

-- Yosemite High School correspondentMay 29, 2013 

Yosemite High School (7-19, 4-11) junior catcher Stewart Carlson has been named to the North Sequoia League first team and senior pitcher Dillon Moran was selected for the second team.

Freshman Evan Diehl was selected as Underclassman of the Year for the league.

The selections were announced at the varsity and JV awards banquet May 20 at Bass Lake Water Sports.

Carlson, batted .365 on the season with 27 hits including three doubles, two triples and a home run. He had 11 RBIs for the season and scored 12 runs.

Moran went 3-6 on the season with a 3.14 ERA and 43 strike-outs. He also had 15 hits on the season.

Diehl, a sophomore, batted .348 with 24 hits, five RBIs and 11 runs for the season. he had a .893 fielding percentage playing the outfield.

During the banquet, varsity coach John McMillan presented team awards to: Grady Eaton, defensive player of the year (.973 fielding percentage); Carlson, offensive player of the year (.365 batting average); Moran, coaches award; and sophomore Joey Woolsey, most improved ( 14 hits, a home run and eight RBIs).

Freshman earning their varsity letters from McMillan were center fielder Jarrett Barone, and second baseman Bryan Woolsey. They were starters in over half the games and amassed 23 hits between them.

Sophomores earning their letters were short stop Tyler McIntyre and North Sequoia League Underclassman of the Year, Diehl.

Juniors earning letters were first baseman Carson Conti and outfielder Trevor Smith. Also receiving his varsity letter was senior third baseman Jenson Davis.

McMillan is optimistic about next year's team,as this year's team started five underclassmen.

JV team award winners were:

Logan Szabaldi, Offensive Player of the Year; Mason Gaynor, Defensive Player of the Year; Summit Pears, Most Improved Player; and North Tuso, Coaches Award. Coach Clyde Derickson noted his squad's willingness to improve and play hard even though their season record wasn't where they wanted it.

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