All-Advertiser baseball team 2009

Published 12:01 pm Saturday, May 30, 2009

The all-Clanton Advertiser baseball team was selected based on team and individual performances during the season and based on nominations and statistics provided by local coaches.

Brantley Bice-Jr., pitcher, Thorsby

Ben Handley-Jr., pitcher, Chilton Co.

Eric Argo-Sr., catcher, Jemison

Kris Lowrey-Sr., 1st base, Jemison

Forrest Ousley-Fr., 2nd base, Billingsley

Adam Minor-So., 3rd base, Chilton Co.

Kelly Dorsett-So., shortstop, Verbena

Sean Haigler-Jr., utility, Isabella

Evan Bryan-Sr., outfield, Thorsby

Jacob Little-Sr., outfield, Maplesville

Justin Veazey-Sr., outfield, Chilton Co.

The team features experience everywhere except the infield, where sophomores Adam Minor of Chilton County High and Kelly Dorsett of Verbena and freshman Forrest Ousley of Billingsley are the only three players on the team that aren’t either a junior or a senior.

Among first-team selections, the highest batting average reported was Dorsett’s .522. Minor had the most reported RBI with 22. Jemison’s Eric Argo had the most reported home runs with two, and Billingsley’s Forrest Ousley had the most reported stolen bases with 13.

The All-Advertiser second team is:

Pitcher: Chance Calloway (So., Chilton County)

Pitcher: Kyle Dennis (So., Jemison)

Catcher: Tanner Hunter (Fr., Maplesville)

Infield: Bradley Cleckler (Sr., Chilton Co.)

Infield: Trent Glosson (Sr., Thorsby)

Infield: Wes Lawrence (Jr., Billingsley)

Infield: Kelly Lucas (Jr., Verbena)

Designated hitter: Jackson Mims (Fr., Jemison)

Outfield: Austin Anderson (Jr., Isabella)

Outfield: Travis Ivy (Sr., Billingsley)

Outfield: Christian Sorcia (So., Thorsby).

Look for the softball player of the year, coach of the year and all-Advertiser team in next Weekend’s edition.