All-District 7-5A baseball selections

T.J. Thomas of Destrehan

T.J. Thomas – Destrehan senior – District 7-5A MVP

For a Destrehan team that earned the District 7-5A championship and posted another high quality season overall, Thomas was an all-around star who came through in the clutch – with his arm and bat alike. He scored 22 run, drove in 19 and stole 11 bases while batting .324 this season. On the mound, he was the Wildcats’ ace, finishing the year with a 2.38 ERA in 73 innings pitched and striking out 93 batters against 18 walks. Thomas raised his game in district play especially, piling up a trio of sterling performances: in wins over East St. John, Central Lafourche and Thibodaux, he struck out 37 batters, including outings of 15, 11 and 11 strikeouts, and allowed no earned runs over those games. He went 8-2 in his starts.

Chris Mire – Destrehan – District 7-5A Coach of the Year

Mire led his squad to a 24-11 season, including the District 7-5A championship. The Wildcats reached the Class 5A quarterfinals after besting Ouachita in a dramatic first round game – overcoming the ghosts of the team’s recent first round eliminations – and then sweeping St. Amant in a second round series. That cemented a breakthrough season for DHS.Team

David Bernard, Hahnville

The first baseman batted .312 to go with a .386 on-base percentage, 22 RBIs and 17 runs scored, helping to fuel Hahnville’s late season charge.

Max Farrell, Hahnville

The Tigers’ leading batter, Farrell hit .354 (.429 OBP, scored 16 runs and drove in 15 RBIs while stealing seven bases this season.

Mason Lucky, Hahnville

Lucky’s strong on base skills (.441) served Hahnville well all year long at the top of the order. He scored 20 runs, second on the team, while batting .286 this season. He added a team-high eight stolen bases.

Joshua MacCord, Destrehan

MacCord wasn’t fully healthy until district season, when he returned to dominate, posting a 0.93 ERA. He had a 1.91 ERA on the season and struck out 28 batters in 29.1 IP.

Ahman Morris, Destrehan

Morris emerged as the Wildcats’ leadoff hitter and became one of the team’s most prolific offensive producers this season, batting .288 with 23 runs scored and 13 RBIs.

Nathan Rhodes, Destrehan

Rhodes batted .283 for the Wildcats this season while tallying 16 RBIs and 14 runs scored, and saved his best – and most clutch – hitting for the season’s stretch run.

Joey Saucier, Hahnville

Hahnville’s ace, Saucier went 5-2 this season and posted a 3.40 ERA and 1.45 WHIP while striking out 39 batters against 25 walks for the Tigers. Saucier also drove in 22 runs, tied for the team high, and posted a .400 OBP.

Avery Schexnaydre, Destrehan

Schexnaydre hit .328 this season with 10 RBIs and eight runs scored, while also an asset on the mound – 1.73 ERA and 29 strikeouts in 28.1 innings pitched.

Dylan Weber, Destrehan

The Wildcats catcher was good behind the plate while hitting .293 with 16 RBIs and posting a .505 on-base percentage. He was also tough – that OBP included drawing six bases after being hit by a pitch.

Second Team

Max Jacob, Destrehan

Jacob was strong in the middle of Destrehan’s lineup, batting .304 with 19 RBIs and scoring 22 runs this season.

Collin Maise, Hahnville

Maise batted .286 and got on base at a .421 clip, driving in 12 runs and scoring nine for the Tigers.

Jack Stumbo, Hahnville

The talented pitcher put together 55 strong innings this season, going 4-4 with a save. He posted a 2.41 ERA and 1.36 WHIP while striking out 62 batters this season.

Hayden Theriot, Hahnville

Strong defensively, the Tigers’ catcher posted 151 put outs and a sharp .989 fielding percentage behind the plate for the Tigers.

Dustin Weber, Hahnville

Weber delivered 12 RBIs and 11 runs scored, his bat truly coming alive in district play where he hit .300.

 

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