BRYAN (July 25, 2012) -- Pleasant Grove's Timothy Buchanan and West's Kolbey Carpenter shared player of the year honors on the 58th Annual Texas Sports Writers Association Class 3A All-State Baseball Team.
The team selections were announced Wednesday.
Buchanan, a senior left-hander, was 14-1 in leading Pleasant Grove to the state title. Carpenter, who signed with Oklahoma, had 14 home runs and also was 11-1 pitching. He had a 3A state record 48 career home runs.
Pitchers - Timothy Buchanan, Pleasant Grove, sr.; Weston Wick, La Grange, sr.; and Chad Hollingsworth, Robinson, sr.
Catcher - Corey Simpson, Sweeny, jr.
First baseman - Austin Boyd, Sweeny, jr.
Second baseman - Matthew Flores, Lubbock Estacado, jr.
Shortstop - John Eagleton, Carrollton Ranchview, sr.
Third baseman - Hunter Spear, Lubbock Cooper, sr.
Outfielders - Lucas Wacha, Pleasant Grove, sr.; Austin Aune, Argyle, sr.; and Jordan Coaliron, Splendora, sr.
Utility - P/SS Kolbey Carpenter, West, sr.
Designated hitter - Joey Gammon, Lucas Lovejoy, sr.
Player of the Year - (tie) Timothy Buchanan, Pleasant Grove, sr. and Kolbey Carpenter, West, sr.
Coach of the Year - Craig Jones, Pleasant Grove
Pitchers - Roman Brown, Pleasant Grove, sr.; Tayln Cellucci, Longview Spring Hill, sr.; and Kaylor Chafin, Sweeny, jr.
Catcher - (tie) Brice Lauer, Yoakum, sr. and Tanner DeVinney, Lucas Lovejoy, jr.
First baseman - K.J. Hurn, Levelland, sr.
Second baseman - Parker Mason, Farmersville, soph.
Shortstop - Zach Michener, Kennedale, jr.
Third baseman - (tie) Maxon Paxton, West, sr. and Dalton D'Spain, Boerne, sr.
Outfielders - Tony Reyes, Levelland, sr.; Derrick Sullivan, West Oso, soph.; and (tie) Logan Goebel, Cuero, jr. and Ethan Brinkley, Rockdale, jr.
Utility - P/SS Scotland Church, Lubbock Cooper, jr.
Designated hitter - Michael Carrasco, Pecos, jr.
Pitchers -Clint Cage, Carthage, sr.; Derrick Griffin, Farmersville, sr. and Jordan Boothe, Cuero, sr.
Catcher - (tie) Caleb Koedyker, Seminole, sr.and Brandon Davis, Snyder, jr.
First baseman - (tie) Austin Hambrick, Celina, sr. and Jesus Salgado, Pecos, sr.
Second baseman - Austin Gibson, Rockport Fulton, sr.
Shortstop - (tie) Melvin Gray, Pleasant Grove, sr. and Austin Kimble, Lufkin Hudson, sr.
Third baseman - (tie) Jordan Boothe, Cuero, sr. and Tyler Webb, Prosper, soph.
Outfielders - Byron Allen, Mineral Wells, sr.; Travis Johnson, Sweeny, sr.; and Luke McGuire, Pleasant Grove, sr.
Utility - P/SS Hunter Abbe, Robinson, sr.
Designated hitter - John Lauve, Abilene Wylie, jr.