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The Roseburg baseball team was celebrated for its accomplishments in the Southern Oregon Hybrid, while several local players were recognized.
Roseburg seniors Josh Graham and Jared Priestley were named the player of the year and pitcher of the year, respectively. Both will play at the University of Oregon next spring. Their coach, Troy Thompson, was given coach of the year honors.
Crater players named to the first team were senior pitchers Chris Painter and Matt Preston, senior infielder Corey Wynant, sophomore catcher Tyler Aplin, senior outfielder Sebastian Reynolds and sophomore Blake Fahndrich and sophomore utility Ty Fox.
For North Medford, senior pitcher Bryan Carbonell and sophomore outfielder Micah Brown were selected to the first team. All-SOH Baseball
Pitcher — Chris Painter, Sr., Crater; Bryan Carbonell, Sr., North Medford; Matt Preston, Sr., Crater.
Infield — Connor Newell, Sr., Roseburg; Kody Matthews, Jr., Roseburg; Corey Wynant, Sr., Crater; Matt Cole, Sr., Grants Pass.
Catcher — Tyler Aplin, So., Crater.
Outfield — Sebastian Reynolds, Sr., Crater; David Irvine, Fr., Roseburg; Blake Fahndrich, So., Crater; Micah Brown, So., North Medford.
First Base — Mike Morin, Sr., Roseburg.
Utility — Tyler Bennett, Sr., Grants Pass; Ty Fox, So., Crater.
Player of the Year — Josh Graham, Sr., Roseburg.
Pitcher of the Year — Jared Priestley, Sr., Roseburg.
Coach of the Year — Troy Thompson, Roseburg.
Pitcher — Charlie Walker, Sr., North Medford; Nate Namanny, Sr., South Medford.
Infield — Taylor Raff, Jr., North Medford; Justin Spinner, Jr., Grants Pass; Taren Bradd, Sr., South Medford; Conner Kahle, Jr., Roseburg.
Catcher — Boog Leach, Sr., Roseburg.
Outfield — Adrian Garcia, Jr., South Medford; Cole Berriochoa, Sr., Crater; Jared Evans, Fr., North Medford.
Pitcher — Colton Westfall, Fr., North Medford.
Infield — Evan Erskine, Jr., Crater.
Catcher — Austin Zavala, So., North Medford.
First Base — Hayden Evans, Jr., North Medford.