Meet the 2021 Lone Star Varsity Baseball Team

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Preston Schmid, Sr., pitcher, Coronado

District 4-5A pitcher of the year, Schmid was 8-3 and made a save on his only chance. He finished with a 3.18 ERA, 53 strikeouts and 22 walks in 66 innings. Schmid had a WHIP of 1.41.

Noah Rodriguez, Jr., wide receiver, New Deal

Rodriguez was the MVP of the Class 2A State Championship game and an all-state first-team selection of the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association. He hit .468 with two homers and 35 runs. Rodriguez led the team with 52 RBIs.

Kyler Jordan, Jr., first baseman, Lubbock-Cooper

Jordan was a THSBCA First Team Pick in All States. He peaked at 0.451 with 37 RBIs and 41 RBIs. Jordan had six doubles, seven triples and four homers with an OBP of 0.484.

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Lubbock Cooper's Kyler Jordan (25) was able to knock out Jakob Charles (4) of San Angelo Central in the first leg of an out of district game on Friday March 12, 2021 as part of the First Bank Classic at First United Park in Woodrow , Texas. [Mark Rogers/For A-J Media]

Tanner Seeley, Sr., second baseman, New Deal

Selected to the THSBCA First Team in All States, Seeley reached 0.500 with 34 RBIs and a high of 56 points. He was District 3-2A’s defensive MVP.

Diego Camacho, Jr., third baseman, Estacado

District 3-4A offensive MVP Camacho reached 0.342 with an OBP of 0.470. He tied for the team lead with 31 RBIs and had nine doubles, three triples and two homers. He also scored 33 points.

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Jess Hoel, Jr., shortstop, Abernathy

Hoel was a THSBCA All-State First Team and District 2-3A’s offensive MVP.

Coldon Kiser, Jr., outfielder, French

Kiser was selected to the THSBCA All-State First Team. District 2-6A’s offensive MVP reached 0.464 with an OBP of 0.523. He led the team in doubles (14), triples (four), home runs (five) and RBI (47). He also scored 33 points.

Kyle Lewis, Jr., outfielder, Lubbock-Cooper

An all-state first team in the THSBCA, Lewis reached 0.423 with four doubles and seven triples. He led the Pirates in home runs (eight), RBI (39), runs (47) and OBP (.536).

Sawyer Robertson, Sr., outfielder, Coronado

Robertson, a signatory from the state of Mississippi, won first-team honors in all districts. He led the Mustangs with 33 RBIs and 40 RBIs. Robertson hit 0.414 with an OBP of 0.469. He had seven doubles, five triples and six home runs, a record for the team.

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Coronado's Sawyer Robertson (12) points skyward after hitting a home run against Caprock on Friday, February 26, 2021 at First United Park in Woodrow, TX.

SPARKS ON THE BENCH

Chris Brown, Sr., pitcher, Littlefield

Brown was District 3-3A’s pitcher of the year and the team’s co-MVP. He went 8-2 with a 2.98 ERA and 87 strikeouts in 65 innings. It hit 0.384 with an OBP of 0.529. Brown had nine doubles, two triples, six homers and 33 RBIs.

Brooks Carter, So., wide receiver, Shalowater

A first-team pick in all districts, Carter led Shalowater with a 0.504 batting average and 54 RBIs. He had 20 doubles, two triples and two homers. He scored 12 points and had an OBP of .635.

Denver City's Israel Gandara (10) is scored at home by wide receiver Brooks Carter in the third inning of a Region I-3A quarterfinal game at Lubbock Christian School on Friday, May 21, 2021.

Kohle Kerin, Jr., infielder / receiver, Shalowater

Kerin, the defensive MVP of District 2-3A, reached 0.414 with an OBP of 0.503. He totaled 14 doubles, three triples, three homers and 49 RBIs, a high for the team. He also scored 30 points for the regional finalists.

Kyler Reed, Sr., first baseman / pitcher, New Deal

District 3-2A MVP, Reed reached 0.444 with seven homers, 43 RBIs and 54 points for the State Champions. At the mound, he went 3-1 with a 2.39 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 26.1 innings. He got five saves.

Kaeleb Carrillo, Sr., outfielder, Abernathy

Carrillo was the District 2-3A MVP and a THSBCA Star.

Caleb Lusk, Sr., outfielder, Plainview

A THSBCA second team pick in all states and District 3-5A offensive MVP, Lusk reached 0.469 with an OBP of 0.541. He had seven doubles, eight triples, three homers, 22 RBIs and 34 runs. It also had 23 stolen bases. Lusk had a defensive percentage of .986 with 62 strikeouts and seven assists with one error.

Estacado's Caleb Lusk (3) throws a ball from center field against Estacado on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Estacado High School in Lubbock, Texas. [Justin Rex/For A-J Media]

Dylan Wolfe, Sr., outfielder, Levelland

Wolfe was the District 3-4A MVP, reaching 0.458 with 42 RBIs. He totaled 16 doubles, six triples and three homers.

SECOND TEAM

Harley Patterson, Jr., Launcher, New Deal

Patterson went 10-0 with a 2.19 ERA. He had 72 strikeouts and 26 walks in 60.2 innings. He reached 0.389 with 32 RBIs and 34 RBIs.

Bode Stewart, Sr., catcher, New Home

District 4-2A MVP, Stewart hit 0.616 with an OBP of 0.743. He has 45 RBIs and 44 RBIs.

Evan Johnson, Sr., first baseman, Frenship

Johnson was a first-team selection across all districts, hitting 0.360 with an OBP of 0.447. He finished with nine doubles, one triple and two homers. Johnson scored 34 RBIs and 30 RBIs.

Frenship's Evan Johnson (14) makes it to third base during a District 2-6A baseball game against Midland on Tuesday April 13, 2021 at Tigers Field in Wolfforth, Texas. [Justin Rex/For A-J Media]

Holt Gibson, Jr., third baseman, Lubbock-Cooper

Gibson, a first-team pick in all districts, was second on the team with a .425 batting average. He totaled two doubles, three triples, one homerun, 22 RBIs and 24 points. He had an OBP of 0.563. Gibson also went 2-0 with five saves on five occasions. He had a 2.69 ERA with 23 strikeouts and eight walks in 13 innings.

Tommy Mack Kingston, Sr., shortstop, Borden County

Kingston was the District 2-2A MVP, reaching 0.442 with 12 doubles and three triples. He had an OBP of .538 and had 22 RBIs, 44 RBIs and 33 Steals. Kingston had a defensive percentage of .916.

Austin Segovia, Sr., public service, Estacado

Segovia led the team with a .366 batting average. He had six doubles, three triples, 20 RBIs and 40 runs. He was part of the first team of all districts.

Austin Segovia, Estacado

Charlie Robinson, Sr., outfielder, Coronado

Robinson led Coronado with a .421 batting average. The second-team pick in all districts had four doubles, seven triples, three homers and 31 RBIs. He scored 39 points and had an OBP of .504.

Blake Green, Sr., outfielder, Littlefield

Green, a first-team selection across all districts, reached 0.456 with an OBP of 0.581. He registered seven doubles, four triples, seven homers and 41 RBIs for the regional semi-finalists.

Breken Ramos, Sr., pitcher / outfielder, Shalowater

Ramos was an all-district first-team pitcher, going 7-3 with a save on one occasion. He had a 3.22 ERA with 87 strikeouts in 67.1 innings. Ramos reached 0.325 with six doubles, two triples, two homers and 43 RBIs. He scored 25 points.

THE SECOND TEAM WRITTEN FROM THE BENCH

Landon Hernandez, So., pitcher, Estacado

Hernandez, an all-district first-team pitcher, was 6-4 with a 2.48 ERA. He recorded 77 strikeouts and 28 walks in 65 innings. His WHIP was 1.45.

Matthew Vigil, Sr., pitcher, Slaton

Vigil, a signatory for Lamar Community College, was the District 2-3A Pitcher of the Year.

Matthieu Vigil, Slaton

Zach Blizel, Jr., pitcher / shortstop, New Home

District 4-2A pitcher of the year, Blizel had a 3.50 ERA with 55 strikeouts in 44 innings. It hit 0.390 with an OBP of 0.568. Blizel finished with 27 RBIs and 42 RBIs.

Layden White, Sr., wide receiver, Coronado

White was a selection from all districts in the first team, at 0.386 with 31 RBIs. He had 11 doubles and one home run with a base percentage of 0.505.

Trey Edwards, Sr., outfielder, Borden County

Edwards was a THSBCA All-State Third Team Pick and District 2-2A Offensive MVP. He reached 0.440 with eight doubles, three triples, a homerun and 30 RBIs. He had a .510 OBP and 14 stolen bases. His defensive percentage was .964.

Erik Estrada, So., outfielder, Denver City

A selection of all districts of the first team, Estrada it .454 with an OBP of .490. He totaled eight doubles, six triples and three homers with 36 RBIs and 29 runs.

Bax Townsend, So., outfielder, Shalowater

Townsend was the newcomer of the year in District 2-3A, scoring .406 with an OBP of .529. He scored 12 doubles, a triple, a homer, 28 RBIs and 56 points.

Shallowater's Bax Townsend (4) celebrates after scoring on Friday May 28, 2021 at Max H. Christensen Stadium in Midland.  Jacy lewis

HONORABLE MENTION

Sebastian Alcala, Jr., Plainview; Kaycen Andrews, Sr., Seminole; Jordan Aubrey, Jr., New Deal; Cade Bingham, Sr., Lubbock-Cooper; Jaydn Betancur, Jr., Estacado; Ethan Buchanan, Sr., Smyer; Nicholas Carrasco, Sr., New Deal; Caden Cline, Jr., Lubbock-Cooper; Oscar Delgado, Sr., Estacado; Cutter Douglas, So., Lubbock-Cooper; David Escobar, Jr., City of Denver; Jonathan Flores, Sr., Levelland; Israel Gandara, Jr., City of Denver; Isaac Garza, So., Plainview; Josh Gibson, Sr., Lubbock-Cooper; Ben Gonzales, So., Estacado; Frank Guzman, Sr., Estacado; Colby Henderson, Jr., New Deal; Haydden Kennard, Sr., French; Zaiden Lecroy, Sr., Levelland; Tyler Marrow, Jr., Levelland; Teige Mitchell, Sr., Lubbock-Cooper; Will Qualia, Jr., Lubbock-Cooper; Brock Rogers, Jr., French; Kaleb Scull, Sr., Lubbock-Cooper; Xavien Sandoval, Jr., Estacado; Preston Stevenson, Sr., Seminole; Alex Vitolas, Jr., New Home.

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