Four baseball players from Hidden Valley and Cave Spring high schools were recognized by the Virginia High School Coaches Association. Outfielder Jack Moore of Hidden Valley was named first-team all-state. Second baseman Chad Frazier of Hidden Valley, shortstop Nic Ratliff of Hidden Valley, and outfielder Zack Utterback of Cave Spring all received honorable mention.
Keep reading for the full list of winners.
VHSCA Group AA all-state teams
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.
– Submitted by Rebecca Evans