2018 AHSAA North-South Baseball All-Star Teams Announced
A total of 36 outstanding juniors–18 on each team–were chosen from nominations submitted by high school coaches from across the state to participate at the 22th annual AHSAA Summer Conference and AHSADCA All-Star Games competition in Montgomery July 17 — 19, 2018.
The North-South baseball doubleheader will be at Riverwalk Stadium on Tuesday, July 17, with the first game set for 4 p.m. The second game will following 30 minutes after its conclusion at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Coaches for the North Baseball All-Stars are Josh Hoyle of Corner High School and Chris Heaps of Russellville High School. Keith Lucky of Saint James is the administrative coach.
Rob Carpenter of Thomasville and Nick Richardson of Opelika are the coaches for the South squad, and Trinity Presbyterian’s Ken Whittle is the administrative coach.
In last year’s all-star competition, the North swept both games 9-3 and 3-2. The North holds a 22-11-1 advantage in the all-star competition, which began in 1997.
|2018 NORTH SOUTH BASEBALL|
|NORTH ALL-STAR TEAM|
|Cade Abernathy||Athens Bible||C||6’0||225|
|Phillip Edwards||A. H. Parker||OF||5’10||205|
|Jackson Kimbrell||Oak Mountain||P||6’1||185|
|Colton Lewis||Vestavia Hills||P/1B||5’10||185|
|John Marks, III||Mountain Brook||OF||5’11||165|
|Garrett McMillan||Hillcrest – Tuscaloosa||P/3B||6’3||230|
|Jon Dawson Tittle||Oakman||IF||5’10||175|
|Keith Lucky||Saint James – Admin.|
|SOUTH ALL-STAR TEAM|
|Bob Bright, III||Trinity Presbyterian||C/P||6’3||180|
|Tyler Darby||Alma Bryant||P/SS||6’2||175|
|Ethan Hearn||Mobile Christian||C||6’0||195|
|Nate Hodge||Stanhope Elmore||C||6’1||200|
|Jake Holifield||St. Paul’s Episcopal||1B/P||6’2||212|
|Camden Lovrich||Trinity Presbyterian||OF/P||6’2||165|
|Von Seibert||Spanish Fort||1B||6’3||220|
|Matthew Snell||Long, G. W.||3B/P||6’1||195|
|Reece Solar||Alabama Christian||SS/2B||6’2||200|
|David Warren||Providence Christian||OF/P||6’1||175|
|Ken Whittle||Trinity Presbyterian – Admin.|
The AHSADCA All-Star Games also include in-state games in softball, boys’ and girls’ soccer, boys’ and girls’ basketball, volleyball, boys’ and girls’ cross country and football. The 59th North-South All-Star football game will close out the all-star competition Thursday night, July 19, at Cramton Bowl. To see the All-Star Football teams, click here.
The AHSAA Summer Conference is a week-long event that includes sports-specific clinics and special sessions for coaches, principals, athletic directors, cheerleading coaches and officials. Also, an All-Sports Equipment Expo and other related activities are scheduled throughout the week.
Among the week’s highlights will be the Sportsmanship Luncheon honoring all schools that have not had an ejection or fine during the 2017-18 school year and the Championship Coaches Awards Banquet that includes the naming of the 2018 Making A Difference Award recipients, 2017-18 Coaches of the Year and the AHSADCA Athletic Director of the Year. Both banquets will be Friday, July 20.
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