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See NorCal Player of the Year Tim Tague help lead the Matadors into the North Coast Section finals.
The season officially ends here with the annual MaxPreps Northern California Baseball Teams. The teams were culled through first-team selections of the Bay Area News Group, Modesto Bee, Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle and Stockton Record.Player of the Year — Tim Tague, Miramonte (Orinda), Sr.
The San Francisco Chronicle Metro Player of the Year went 11-0 with an 0.81 ER, and hit .342 for a 27-1 team that reached the North Coast Section Division III finals. A 4.0 student, Tague is especially loyal and close to his 13-year old sister, Nicole, who was born with a rare chromosomal disorder that causes low muscle tone and speech challenges, though she inspires with her ability to ride horses and swim.Coach of the Year — Rich Henning, Christian Brothers (Sacramento)
An alumni of the school and The Sacramento Bee Coach of the Year, Henning led a team facing big expectations to a school-record best 29-2 season and the program's first Sac-Joaquin Section title, doing so in Division III. The Falcons lost four times in the finals since 2002.
First teamP — Cody Bolton, Tracy, Sr.
Ace went 9-2 with a 1.13 ERA for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I South winners.P — Tanner Cunha, Christian Brothers, Sr.
Ace went 10-2 with a 1.62 for the 29-2 Falcons that won the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title.P — Cullen Kafka, De La Salle (Concord), Sr.
Oregon-bound ace went 11-1 for the North Coast Section Division I repeat champions.P — Patrick Wicklander, Valley Christian (San Jose), Jr.
The West Catholic Athletic League co-Pitcher of the Year went 8-1 with 91 strikeouts for the NorCal No. 1 team.C — Diego Black, Christian Brothers, Sr.
His defensive prowess helped key the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champions and a 29-2 record.C — Bryan Rosario, Arroyo (San Lorenzo), Sr.
The West Alameda Conference Player of the Year powered the Dons to their first North Coast Section title.IF — Darren Baker, Jesuit (Carmichael), Sr.
Cal-bound son of Dusty Baker batted .396 with 36 hits and 23 runs for storied program.IF — Nathan George, Tracy, Sr.
Hit .461 with seven home runs and 23 extra base hits for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I South champions.IF — Boston Hubbard, Monte Vista (Danville), Sr.
Leadoff hitter batted .356 and stole nine bases for the Mustangs, a return visitor to the North Coast Section playoffs.IF — Nick Marinconz, Valley Christian (San Jose), So.
His .414 average led the way for the Central Coast Section Open champions.IF — Trace Tammaro, De La Salle (Concord), Jr.
He hit .333 with six homers and six doubles for the North Coast Section Division I champions.IF — Charles Middleton, Lincoln, Sr.
He hit .604 with seven homers, 19 doubles and 54 RBIs to power the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV champions.OF — Ryan Cole, De La Salle (Concord), Sr.
Headed to Notre Dame, Cole hit .383 for the North Coast Section Division I champions.OF — John Lagattuta, Davis, Sr.
The MVP of the Delta League hit .451 with 19 extra base hits and 38 RBIs.OF — Connor Mack, Bellarmine College Prep (San Jose), Sr.
Cal-bound star was the West Catholic Athletic League MVP, hitting .357.DH — George Spithorst, Elk Grove, Jr.
Spithorst batted .358 with 14 extra base hits and 22 RBIs for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I champions.UT — Trenton Denholm, Oak Ridge (El Dorado Hills), Sr.
UC Irvine-bound ace went 6-4 with an 0.99 ERA and hit .363 with 23 RBIs.UT — Brett Hansen, Foothill (Pleasanton), Jr.
Stanford commit went 7-1 and batted .321 as the East Bay Athletic League MVP.UT — Riley Lamb, Elk Grove, Sr.
USC-bound star went 3-0 in the playoffs, slugging three homers for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I champions.UT — Darren Nelson, Granite Bay, Sr.
Cal Poly-bound star hit .423 with 20 RBIs and went 8-0 with a 1.87 ERA.UT — Hunter Schilperoort, Westmont (Campbell), Sr.
Went 9-2 with a 0.79 ERA and hit .449 with 27 RBIs for the Central Coast Section Division I champions.UT — Tim Tague, Miramonte, Sr.
Co-ace went 11-0 with a 0.81 ERA and batted .368 for the 27-1 Matadors.Second team
P — James Biles, Clayton Valley Charter (Concord), Sr.
He went 11-0 with a 0.49 ERA over 86 innings for a 23-3 team.P — Griff McGarry, Menlo School (Atherton), Sr.
The Virginia-bound ace went 8-1 with 96 strikeouts, tossing a three-hitter to win the Central Coast Section title.P — Tyler Pon, Capital Christian (Sacramento), Sr.
Ace went 11-1 with a 1.71 ERA for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V champions.P — Antonio Triest-Escobar, Berkeley, Sr.
He went 9-0 and struck out 57 in posting a 1.10 ERA.C — Carson Bridges, St. Joseph Notre Dame (Alameda), Sr.
His .493 average helped power the program to the North Coast Section Division IV title.C — Albert Hsiao, Leland (San Jose), Jr.
UC Davis commit hit .506 with eight homers and 29 RBIs.IF — Christian Almanza, St. Mary's (Stockton), Jr.
He hit .467 with 16 doubles and 27 RBIs for the longtime power.IF — Casey Armusewicz, Marin Catholic (Kentfield), Sr.
The Marin County Athletic League MVP batted .397.IF — Ricky Martinez, Saint Francis (Mountain View), Jr.
Standout glove batted .337 for perennial playoff team.IF — Max Jung-Goldberg, Palo Alto, Jr.
He hit. 394 with 11 extra-base hits for a team that was NorCal ranked.IF — Brad Norton, Amador Valley (Pleasanton), Sr.
The Nevada-bound star batted .407 for the 19-7 Dons.IF — Kevin Snyder, Clayton Valley Charter, Sr.
The Diablo Valley MVP hit .456 for a 23-3 team.OF — Nate Thimjon, Franklin (Elk Grove), Sr.
Fresno State-bound star hit .390 with 12 extra-base hits and 24 RBIs.OF — Spencer Torkelson, Casa Grande (Petaluma), Sr.
ASU-bound leader batted .461 with seven homers and 38 RBIs.OF — Brett Tressen, San Ramon Valley (Danville), Sr.
Saint Mary's-bound star batted .358 with 25 runs scored.DH — Anthony Gaskins, Berkeley, Sr.
Hit .500 with 38 hits, 26 RBIs, 13 stolen bases.UT— Martin Chavarria, Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (San Francisco), Jr.
He went 5-3 with a 1.11 ERA; hit .355 with 14 RBIs.UT— Matt Dallas, Gregori (Modesto), Sr.
The Stanislaus State-bound star went 8-0 with four shutouts and hit .510 with 29 RBIs. UT— Kyle Johnson, Leigh (San Jose), Sr.
The Mount Hamilton League MVP batted .447 with four homer and 12 doubles.UT— Sam Liang, Miramonte (Orinda), Jr.
Co-ace went 9-1 with a 1.33 ERA and hit .387 for a 27-1 team.UT— Sean Prozell, Carlmont (Belmont), Sr.
Peninsula Bay MVP went 11-1 with a 0.79 ERA while hitting .367.UT— Nick Roth, Drake (San Anselmo), Sr.
Ace went 9-3 with a 0.54 ERA and batted .348.
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