Best of the 2013–14 year in sports

Published 1:41 pm Friday, July 25, 2014

Baseball All-Area Team

Pitcher: Blake Teel, Senior, Chilton Co.

Pitcher: Banks Woodley, Sophomore, Jemison

Catcher: Matt Morgan, Senior, Thorsby



First base: Jacob Bates, Senior, Jemison

Second base: Jacob Davis, 8th, Isabella

Third base: Colby Chambers, Senior, Maplesville

Shortstop: J.D. Minor, Senior, Chilton Co.

Outfield: Chris Cook, Sophomore, Verbena

Outfield: Dalton Davis, Junior, Billingsley

Outfield: Trent Smitherman, Senior, Maplesville

Designated hitter: Tyler Owens, Junior, Thorsby

Honorable mention

Trenton Bishop, Junior, Chilton Co.

Jacob Carroll, Junior, Isabella

Gabe Hayes, Junior, Jemison

Conner McRae, Sophomore, Thorsby

Braden McRae, Senior, Thorsby

Jared Mims, Senior, Verbena

Garren Minor, Junior, Chilton Co.

Damian Mitchell, Senior, Maplesville

Hunter Sanders, Senior, Billingsley

Scottie Underwood, Junior, Isabella

Trevor Wallace, Sophomore, Maplesville

Baseball Player of the Year: Matt Morgan

Compiled 52 hits, 49 runs, 12 doubles, five home runs, 22 bases on balls and 53 RBI in 135 plate appearances, for a batting average of .520, an on-base percentage of .674 and a slugging percentage of .850.

Played in 183 consecutive games at Thorsby with a record of 142-41.

Signed to play college baseball at the University of Alabama but was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Softball All-Area Team

Pitcher: Katlyn Childress, Freshman, Billingsley

Pitcher: Taylor McManus, Sophomore, Thorsby

Catcher: Kricket Caton, Junior, Chilton Co.



First base: Kayla Headley, Senior, Chilton Co.

Second base: Chelsea Cox, Junior, Isabella

Third base: Holly Watts, Senior, Chilton Co.

Shortstop: Lilly Barnett, Freshman, Thorsby

Outfield: Destiny Bailey, Freshman, Jemison

Outfield: Brooke Lewis, Senior, Jemison

Outfield: Megan Weaver, Freshman, Maplesville

Designated hitter: Madison Motley, 8th, Billingsley

Honorable mention

Kaci Adams, Junior, Isabella

Caley Booth, Sophomore, Isabella

Samantha Dopson, Sophomore, Verbena

Victoria Fletcher, Junior, Isabella

Braiden Gottier, Senior, Thorsby

Kelsey Headley, Junior, Chilton Co.

Morgan Lucas, Senior, Jemison

Makayla Mims, Freshman, Verbena

Jennifer Paschal, Junior, Jemison

Ashton Taylor, Sophomore, Maplesville

Payton Wallace, Senior, Billingsley

Softball Player of the Year: Holly Watts

Compiled a .516 batting average, 69 RBI, 30 runs scored and nine home runs.

Led Chilton County High School to the Chilton County Softball Tournament championship.