Saturday, July 31, 2010

Providence's Brett Austin, Mallard Creek's Mikal Hill named baseball All Americans

Mallard Creek junior Mikal Hill, the Observer’s 2010 player of the year, and Providence’s Brett Austin were named first team Junior All-Americans by the MaxPreps recruiting website. Hill hit .566 with 39 RBIs and 7 home runs. Austin, the Southwestern 4A conference player of the year, hit .436 with 12 home runs and 29 RBIs.

-- Mount Pleasant catcher Nick Ciuffo and Mallard Creek’s Kirk Morgan made the freshman All-American team. Ciuffo hit .377 with 13 RBIs and 7 doubles. Morgan had 38 base hits.