2012 All-Area Baseball Team

FIRST TEAM

Catcher

• Chase Smallwood, Sherando — The sophomore hit .382 with four doubles and 20 RBIs. Smallwood was a second team all-Northwestern District selection.

First base

• Frank Barrientez, Warren County — Barrientez hit .365 with 16 runs scored and 16 RBIs to lead the Wildcats this season. The senior was a first team all-Evergreen District selection.

Second base

• Jacob Carney, Sherando — The junior hit .500, had 24 steals, 25 runs scored and 21 RBIs. Carney was a first team all-Northwestern District selection.

Shortstop

• Tre Porter, Sherando — Porter did it all for the Warriors, hitting .479 with seven doubles, six triples, five home runs, 39 runs scored and 23 RBIs. The senior was the Northwestern District and Region II Player of the Year.

Third base

• Jared Getz, Stonewall Jackson — The junior hit .305 with three doubles, 14 runs scored and nine RBIs. Getz also threw a no-hitter against Shenandoah Valley Academy.

Outfield

• Todd Dean, Strasburg — Dean batted .318 with four doubles, 18 steals, 19 runs scored and nine RBIs for the Rams this season. The junior was a first team all-Bull Run District selection.

Outfield

• Colton Harlow, Stonewall Jackson — Harlow hit .405 with 17 runs scored, six doubles and 21 RBIs for the Generals this season. He also threw a no-hitter against Buffalo Gap and was a first team all-Shenandoah District selection.

Outfield

• Taylor Loudan, Sherando — The junior was a first team all-Northwestern District selection. Loudan hit .417 with 21 steals, 33 runs scored and 10 RBIs.

Designated hitter

• Griffin Duy, R-MA — Duy did a little bit of everything for the Yellow Jackets. The junior hit .356 with five doubles, seven steals, nine runs scored and 13 RBIs. He also went 4-3 on the mound with a 1.31 ERA and 69 strikeouts.

Utility

• Sean Semones, Central — The shortstop hit .450 with three doubles, 26 steals, 17 runs scored and 12 RBIs for the Falcons this season. The senior was a second team all-Bull Run District selection.

Pitcher

• Chaz Rutherford, Skyline — Rutherford went 7-2 on the mound with 78 strikeouts and a 2.36 ERA. The junior also hit .309 with 13 steals, eight RBIs, and was a first team all-Northwestern District selection.

Pitcher

• Darrell Thompson, Sherando — The senior threw two no-hitters and was a first team all-Northwestern District selection. Thompson went 9-1 with 1.63 ERA and struck out 78 in just 51.2 innings.

SECOND TEAM

• C — Neil Dutton, R-MA

• IF — Tyler Quinn, Sherando

• IF — Jalen Doman, Strasburg

• IF — Tyler Post, Warren County

• IF — Barry Smallwood, Skyline

• OF — Matt Litten, Stonewall Jackson

• OF — Nick Helmick, Skyline

• OF — Ryan Tierney, Warren County

• DH — John Plunkett, Central

• U — Tyler Moody, Warren County

• P — Joe Gillette, MMA

• P — Tyler Hott, Strasburg

COACH OF THE YEAR

• Pepper Martin, Sherando

Sherando High School

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