BRYAN (July 27, 2012) -- Corpus Christi Carroll outfielder Courtney Hawkins was the player of the year on the 58th Annual Texas Sports Writers Association 5A All-State Baseball Team.
Hawkins batted .421 with 11 home runs and 39 runs batted in. He had an .841 slugging percentage. He was drafted in the first round by the Chicago White Sox and signed with the club.
Pitchers - Grant Slaughter, Cypress Ranch, sr.; Riley Ferrell, A&M Consolidated, sr.; and Ty Culbreth, Bryan, sr.
Catcher - Jose Favela, El Paso Franklin, sr.
First baseman - O'Shea Dumes, Corpus Christi Carroll, sr.
Second baseman - Colby Turton, A&M Consolidated, sr.
Shortstop - Leon Byrd, Cypress Ranch, sr.
Third baseman - Trooper Reynolds, Weatherford, sr.
Outfielders - Courtney Hawkins, Corpus Christi Carroll, sr.; Nick Williams, Galveston Ball, sr.; and Eric Gutierrez, Sharyland, sr.
Utility - P/OF Ford Moore, A&M Consolidated, sr.
Designated hitter - Brandon Montalvo, Langham Creek, sr.
Player of the Year - Courtney Hawkins, Corpus Christi Carroll, sr.
Coach of the Year - John Pope, Cypress Ranch
Pitchers - Dom Toccolini, Kempner, jr.; Kevin McCanna, The Woodlands, sr.; and Justin Holder, Austin Anderson, sr.
Catcher - Jeremy Montalbano, Katy Seven Lakes, sr.
First baseman - Jered Rhoades, Weatherford, sr.
Second baseman - Joseph Collazo, San Antonio Johnson, sr.
Shortstop - Tyler Gonzales, San Antonio Madison, sr.
Third baseman - Cody Gunter, Flower Mound, sr.
Outfielders - Colby Martin, Cypress Ranch, soph.; Austin Dean, Klein Collins, sr.; and (tie) E.J. Garcia, Laredo Alexander, jr. and Lewis Guilbeau, Austin Westlake, sr.
Utility - P-SS Ralph Garza, New Braunfels, sr.
Designated hitter - Justin Sullender, Channelview, sr.
Pitchers - Ballard Infante, Ft. Bend Clements, sr.; Travis Gibson, Bryan, sr.; and Mark Ecker, San Antonio O'Connor, jr.
Catcher - Jason Campbell, Alvin, sr.
First baseman - Cody Michna, Pearland, sr.
Second baseman - Max Hogan, Belton, sr.
Shortstop - (tie) Sal Avila, El Paso Montwood, jr. and Zane Gurwitz, San Antonio Churchill, jr.
Third baseman - Alfred Iturralde, El Paso Montwood, sr.
Outfielders - Hunter Hargrove, Mansfield, jr.; Ricky Ramirez, Deer Park, sr.; Chris Benitez, El Paso Montwood, sr.
Utility - (tie) P/OF Eder Erives, El Paso Montwood, jr. and P/3B Jose I. Garza, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo, jr.
Designated hitter - (tie) Matt Smith, Austin Anderson, sr. and Connor Teykl, Kempner, sr.