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Cascade players MVPs

Cascade Christian's Bryan Edwards and Blane Newfield were named co-MVPs in District 6 baseball.

Edwards, a junior pitcher, went 6-0 in conference play with an 0.24 ERA. He also had 48 strikeouts in 29 innings and batted .429.

Newfield split time between right field and third base and hit a whopping .689 in league, with 14 RBIs and 10 stolen bases. The senior also had six doubles and two triples.

Also making the first team for Cascade Christian were Don Jenkins, Aaron Beamish and Nolan Roberts.

Jenkins, a four-time first-team all-leaguer, anchored the defense at shortstop and hit .429. Beamish, a senior, held a .380 average and had 18 RBIs. Catcher Roberts, a junior, led the team in RBIs with 36 and hit .455 in conference.

Newfield, Jenkins and Roberts also made first-team all-state and were selected to play in the East-West All-Star Series. St. Mary's Brandon Frankel and Bonanza's Travis Williams were named as alternates for the all-star series.

Edwards made the second-team All-State list as a pitcher.

These were the best bunch of guys to coach,?? said Cascade Christian coach John Bruce, who was selected coach of the year after compiling a 27-2 overall record. All three of my seniors provided great leadership for us. It was a really fun season.

St. Mary's placed two members on the first-team in seniors Brian Stout and Frankel.

Stout, a pitcher and center fielder, finished conference play with a 4-3 record and a 3.50 ERA. Frankel led the Crusaders in steals and runs and hit .425 on the season. He struck out only twice.

— FIRST TEAM

Don Jenkins, Cascade Christian; Eric Beasly, Lost River; Travis Williams, Bonanza; Casey Norris, Bonanza; Brandon Frankel, St. Mary's; Jeremy Grande, Bonanza; Josh McCollam, Lost River; Aaron Beamish, Cascade Christian; Brian Stout, St. Mary's; Nolan Roberts, Cascade Christian.

CO-MVP'S — Bryan Edwards and Blane Newfield, Cascade Christian.

COACH OF THE YEAR — John Bruce, Cascade Christian.

— SECOND TEAM

A.J. Schultz, St. Mary's; Jimmy Taylor, Lost River; James Turner, Lost River; Blake McCormick, Cascade Christian; Brad Hadley, Bonanza; Isaac Lawrence, Bonanza; Chad Harvey, Cascade Christian; Travis Smeltz, Butte Falls; Ryan Fetty, St. Mary's; Owen Matthews, Lost River; Justin McCord, Cascade Christian.

— HONORABLE MENTION

Joey Sclurba, Bonanza; Derek Philips, St. Mary's; Nolan Linderman, Prospect; Josh Moore, Lost River; Josh Jamison, Prospect; Kyle Stutzman, Cascade Christian; Bege Hescock, Chiloquin.