Forrest Haga of Chilhowie has been named the Virginia High School Coaches Association Group A baseball player of the year.
Haga, named to the first team at a utility position, was honored in a vote by a panel of coaches.
Also making the first team were Chilhowie shortstop Tyler Pierce, Grayson County third baseman Dylan Isom and Giles designated hitter Lucas Stevers.
Second-team picks included Radford first baseman Drew Cox and Grayson County outfielder Max Rodgers.
Wilson Memorial’s Rodney Cullen (Division 2) and Riverheads’ Rodney Painter (Division 1) were named coaches of the year.
ALL-GROUP A BASEBALL
Pitcher — Austin Hennan, Nandua; sr.; Jack Morris, William Monroe, jr.; Catcher – Keegan Woolford, William Monroe, soph.; First base — Cody Swisher, Riverheads, sr.; Second base — Chase Reid, King William; Shortstop — Tyler Pierce, Chilhowie, jr.; Third base — Dylan Isom, Grayson County, sr.; Outfield — Cody Smith, Virginia High, sr.; Seth Cunningham, John Battle, jr.; Shane Milhorne, Holston, jr.; Designated hitter — Lucas Stevers, Giles, soph.; Utility — Forrest Haga, Chilhowie, sr.
Pitcher — Dalton Dahley, Clintwood, jr.; Dillon Weaver, Amelia County, sr.; Catcher — Hunter Taylor, Nandua, jr.; First base – Drew Cox, Radford, sr.; Second base — Malik Miles, J.I. Burton, sr.; Shortstop — Tanner Dofflemeyer, Page County, sr.; Third base — Dallas Turner, Appomattox County, sr.; Outfield — Kinston Carson, Essex, soph.; Noah Zember, Nandua, sr.; Max Rodgers, Grayson County, jr.; Designated hitter – Heath Parrish, Goochland, soph.; Utility — Mikey Anerton, West Point, jr..
Kevin Steele, Glenvar; Caleb Sheets, Chilhowie; T.J. Lewis, Chilhowie; Sam Armstrong, Parry McCluer; Steven Blevins, Covington.
Player of the year
Forrest Haga, Chilhowie.
Division 2 coach of the year
Rodney Cullen, Wilson Memorial.
Division 1 coach of the year
Rodney Painter, Riverheads.