Alexander Baseball Sweeps District Honors
District honors were handed out Monday for 29-5A baseball and Alexander was the big winner.
Alexander coach Mario Garcia was named as Co-Coach of the Year along with district runner-up C.C. Winn’s Kevin Laughlin.
Alexander’s co-ace senior pitcher and shortstop Mario Maldonado was honored as the District’s MVP.
The district’s Newcomer of the Year went to Maldonado’s batterymate, sophomore catcher Danny Benavides.
Pitchers: Devon Torrez (Eagle Pass), Homero Ortiz (United), Andrew Aguilar (United), Jorge Fernandez (Del Rio), Fernie Garza (Alexander), Jose Rendon (Winn).
Catchers: Pilo Ruiz (Winn).
First Base: Homero Ortiz (United).
Second Base: Eric Ruiz (Eagle Pass).
Third Base: Humberto Barrera (Del Rio).
Shortstop: Fernie Garza (Alexander).
Outfielders: E.J. Garcia (Alexander), Steve Perez (Winn), J.D. Diaz (Eagle Pass), Thomas Murphy (Del Rio), Daniel Ramos (Alexander), Mark Mitchell (United), Bernardo Rodriguez (Cigarroa).
Designated Hitter: Joel Garza (United).
Utility Player: Andrew Aguilar (United).
Pitchers: Tomas de la Cruz (Winn), Steve Cantu (Winn), Victor Rico (Martin), Sergio Vasquez (United South), Marcus Segura (Eagle Pass).
Catcher: Danny Flores (Eagle Pass).
First Base: Chris Rollins (Nixon).
Second Base: Lalo Rodriguez (United), Roger Larumbre (Martin).
Third Base: Salvador Farias (Martin).
Short Stop: Juan del Bosque (Winn).
Outfielders: Alexis Chaires (LBJ), Ben Garcia (Martin), Rene Lopez (Nixon), Cris Cabrera (Winn), Julian Barragan (Del Rio), Erasmo Gonzalez (Cigarroa).
Pitchers: Yoshio Saito (United), Bernardo Rodriguez (Cigarroa), Omar Solis (Cigarroa), Leo Benavides (Nixon), Erik Garay (LBJ), Alfonso Rivas (Alexander), Alan Gaytan (Martin).
Catcher: Rene Compean (United), Ruben Flores (Cigarroa), Jonathan Gonzalez (Martin), Eduardo Zepeda (Nixon).
First Base: Kevin Ruiz (Eagle Pass), Alex Campero (Alexander).
Second Base: Roger Casarez (LBJ).
Third Base: Mauricio Granados (Alexander), Juan Padilla (Winn), Yoshio Saito (United), Rodney Esqueda (United South).
Shortstop: Leo Benavides (Nixon), Jose Luis “Pato” Rodriguez (United), Chris Gaytan (Martin).
Outfielders: Kenny Treviño (Alexander), Javi Cardona (Eagle Pass), Robert Gonzalez (United).