McIntyre will play in city/county baseball game

Yosemite High School varsity and JV baseball players were recognized for this season’s efforts at the program’s May 21 end of season awards ceremony at the school’s library.

Senior pitcher/catcher/outfielder Tyler McIntyre received the MVP award for the varsity team. It was also announced by Coach Bob Siebenberg that McIntyre was a unanimous North Sequoia League All League first team selection, and was also named to the NSL Academic All League team.

The team leader in most stats, he has been selected to play in the City/County All Star baseball game, 6:30 p.m., June 14, at Chukchansi Park in Fresno.

McIntyre finished the season with a .444 batting average (No. 2 in NSL) with seven doubles, two home runs, 15 RBIs, and 16 runs scored. He had an on-base percentage of .526 (No. 3 in NSL), and a slugging percentage of .650 (No. 2). He also stole 14 bases (No. 4).

Freshman teammate Lucas Howell, batting .340 with 17 hits and scoring 16 runs, was an All League Honorable Mention selection.

The Coaches Award went to freshman short stop/pitcher Evan Prater, who had a .226 batting average on 14 hits.

Junior first baseman Logan Szabadi, who led the team in RBIs with 16, was named Most Improved Player.

Siebenberg made the award presentations.

The Badgers were 8-17 overall, and 4-11 in league play, placing them fourth behind Liberty (9-6), and Chowchilla and Kerman, who shared the league title with identical 13-2 records.

The JV MVP award went to Tanner Bonillas. The JV Coaches Award went to Ty Peterson, and Chance Bolding was named Most Improved player.

Coach Clyde Derickson presented the JV awards.

- Staff Report