Dylan Powers, Will Cline, and Zack Kelly of Lord Botetourt receive VHSCA All-State honors in baseball
Three baseball players from Lord Botetourt High School were recognized by the Virginia High School Coaches Assocation Group. Third baseman Dylan Powers and designated hitter Will Cline both were named to the all-state first team. Outfielder Zack Kelly received honorable mention.
– Submitted by Rebecca Evans
Keep reading for a full list of winners.
Player of the year: Damion Carroll, King George. Coach of the year: Greg Conner, Powhatan.
First team: P — Damion Carroll, King George; Zak Wasilewski, Tazewell. 1B — Antonio Fazio, Jefferson Forest. 2B — Joey Jones, Park View. 3B — Dylan Powers, Lord Botetourt. SS — Tre Porter, Sherando. OF — Kyri Washington, Grafton; Tyler Allen, Powhatan; Jack Moore, Hidden Valley. C — Josh Eberly, Broadway. DH — Will Cline, Lord Botetourt. Utility — Blake Ream, Grafton.
Second team: P — Todd Dunbar, Northside; Luke Simpson, Tunstall. 1B — Josh Compton, Richlands. 2B — Tyler Zombro, RE Lee. 3B — Robbie Hiser, Grafton. SS — Nygeal Andrews, EC Glass. OF — Clark Siebels, York; Sam Patterson, Monticello; Nathan Wiseman, Broadway. C — Ethan Matthews, Millbrook. DH — Janiel Suren, Courtland. Utility — Nick Keister, Bassett.
Honorable mention: P — Teddy West, Warhill; Jackson Rogers, Potomac Falls; Darrell Thompson, Sherando; Chris Adams, Amherst. 1B — Dylan Dombrowskas, King George; Scott Van Steelant, Woodgrove. 2B — Jacob Carney, Sherando; Chad Frazier, Hidden Valley. 3B — Jack Maynard, Western Alb; Justin Bowler, Christiansburg. SS — Hayden Spalden, Southampton; Nic Ratliff, Hidden Valley. OF — Trevor Talley, Spotsylvania; Josh Sweet, Woodgrove; Mark Heideman, Jefferson Forest; Zack Kelly, Lord Botetourt; Zack Utterback, Cave Spring; Rob Bays, Abingdon. DH — Cabot Phillips, Loudon County; Seth Wills, Christiansburg. Utility — Donnie Forgacs, Kettle Run; Travis Burnette, Brookville.