The OHSBCA choses the All-Ohio baseball teams.

D-IV All-Ohio baseball: 4 area players first team

Four area baseball players have been named first team All-Ohio Division IV by the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association.

D-I: All-Ohio baseball teams

Earning top honors were pitcher Parker Riley (Lehman Catholic), catcher Rhett Gipe (Newton), infielder Dylan Arnold (Lehman Catholic) and outfielder Jon Niemeyer (Minster).

D-II: All-Ohio baseball teams

Minster (23-7) plays Toronto (27-3) the D-IV state semifinals at 10 a.m. Friday at Huntington Park in Columbus. In the other D-IV state semi it’s Russia (23-7) vs. Dalton (16-11) at 1 p.m. on Friday.

D-III: All-Ohio baseball teams



Player of the year: Michael Kirian, New Riegel.

Coach of the year: Jim Carper, Norwalk St. Paul.

FINAL FOURS: State semifinal pairings

First team

Pitchers: Michael Kirian, New Riegel; Ryan Lane, New London; Wyatt Larimer, Berlin Center Western Reserve; Parker Riley, Lehman Catholic.

Catchers: Nolan Clegg, Toronto; Rhett Gipe, Newton.

First base: Alex Theis, New Riegel.

Infielders: Zach Saffell, Fisher Catholic; Christian Acus, New Miami; Nathan Karaffa, Toronto; Dylan Arnold, Lehman Catholic; Austin Harper, Mohawk.

Outfielders: Kasey Williams, Ayersville; Dan Zdinak, Toronto; Kurt Maxwell, Norwalk St. Paul; Jon Niemeyer, Minster.

Utility: J.R. Wolfe, Crestline.

Second team

Pitchers: Treg Jackson, Newton; James Kontur, Lake Center Christian; Nick Thwaits, Fort Recovery.

Catchers: Seth Bailey, Plymouth; Caden Schroeder, McComb.

First base: Bryce Kennedy, Lehman Catholic.

Infielders: Luke Vonderhaar, New Bremen; Traeten Hamilton, Whiteoak; Brett Lowther, Cuyahoga Heights; Caleb Stevens, Riverside.

Outfielders: Ryan Lee, Warren JFK; Devin Pearl, Cardington Lincoln; Andrew Wade, Heritage Christian; Jake Roach, Lake Ridge Academy.

Utility: Tyler Sanford, Riverside.

Honorable mention

Malachi Abbott, McComb; Jay Luikart, Hillsdale; Alex Alger, Dalton; Zac McGraw, Ironton St. Joseph; Alek Blevins, South Webster; Drew Mendik, Warren J. F. K.; Justin Ciccone, Berlin Center Western Reserve; Zach Militelo, Fremont St. Joseph CC; David Dietrich, Mohawk; Chayten Overholt, Lincolnview; Briley Harlan, Triad; Kyle Reinbolt, Hopewell-Loudon; Bill Johnson, Shadyside; Spencer Rolsten, Convoy Crestview; Noah Laster, Jackson-Milton; Brandon Wehri, Fort Jennings; Sebastian Lay, Jackson-Milton; Austin Williams, Mogadore; Trey Williams, Hillsdale.

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