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2018 All-NorCal Baseball Team
- Updated: June 8, 2018
We Wrap Up The 2018 Season With Our All-NorCal Baseball Teams, Led By Player Of The Year Evan Gibbons And Pitcher Of The Year Joshua Seward •
NORCAL BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Evan Gibbons, Franklin-Elk Grove, Sr. (Pictured above)
NORCAL BASEBALL PITCHER OF THE YEAR
Joshua Seward, Archbishop Mitty-San Jose, Sr.
FIRST TEAM ALL-NORCAL BASEBALL
Joshua Seward | Archbishop Mitty-San Jose | Sr.: Our NorCal Pitcher of the Year dazzled the region’s best league (West Catholic). He went 10-2 with a save and 0.76 ERA in 74 innings.
Patrick Wicklander | Valley Christian-San Jose | Sr.: Arkansas-bound lefty went 7-3 with a 1.70 ERA. He posted 95 strikeouts over 70 innings and had an 18-strikeout no-hitter.
Cooper Hjerpe | Woodland | Jr.: Oregon St. commit went 8-0 with a 0.78 ERA and led the Sac-Joaquin Section with 128 strikeouts over 53.2 innings.
Tyler Lozano | St. Mary’s-Stockton | Sr.: Limited to just 15 games, the USC-bound backstop still batted .537 with 16 runs, 22 hits, seven RBI and seven doubles.
Albert Hsiao | Leland-San Jose | Sr.: Missed three weeks due to injury and still batted .409 with 14 RBI. Will head to Washington in the fall.
Cole Elvis | Vacaville | Sr.: Moved behind the plate for his senior season and helped lead Bulldogs to their first SJS Div. I title with 29 hits and 28 RBI in just 24 games.
Osiris Johnson | Encinal-Alameda | Sr.: Hit .538 with 43 hits, 29 runs, 22 RBI, 13 doubles and six home runs. He’s CSU Fullerton-bound.
Nick Yorke | Archbishop Mitty | So.: Was awardedWest Catholic Athletic League Player of the Year after batting .494 with 30 runs scored. Twenty of his 39 hits went for extra bases.
Joey Daini | Benicia | Sr.: His 44 hits, .459 batting average, nine home runs, 34 runs scored, five triples and 32 RBI were all career-highs as the Panthers finished 19-8.
Nick Proctor | Amador Valley-Pleasanton | Sr.: Sterling season included team-bests in average (.388), hits (33), runs (22), RBI (21), doubles (10) and homers (3).
Christian Almanza | St. Mary’s-Stockton | Sr.: Utah-bound first baseman hit .451 and led the team in runs (35), hits (37) and RBI (35). Twenty of his hits went for extra bases.
Dennis Boatman | Woodcreek-Roseville | Sr.: In 31 games, the UCLA-bound star hit .390 on 39 hits. He added 24 runs, 19 RBI and 16 doubles.
A.J. Miller | Casa Grande-Petaluma | Sr.: Arizona State commit hit .352 on 31 hits and notched team-bests in runs (31), RBI (25) and extra-base hits (18).
Brett Graber | Capital Christian-Sacramento | Sr.: Led Cougars to the SJS Div. IV title by batting .494 with 38 runs, 44 hits, 41 RBI and 22 stolen bases.
Mason Poisson | Del Campo-Fair Oaks | Jr.: He led SJS Div. II champions in every offensive category, including runs (29), hits (41), RBI (31) and extra-base hits (14).
Nick Vogt | Davis | Jr.: The Santa Barbara-bound offensive machine led SJS Div. I finalists by hitting .432 with 31 runs, 48 hits, 27 RBI and 18 doubles.
Nick Cirelli | De La Salle-Concord | Sr.: Spartans DH may be the NCS’ toughest out. In 30 games for the NCS Div. I champs, he hit .500 with 47 hits, 41 RBI, 17 walks and just eight strikeouts in 118 plate appearances.
Brett Hansen | Foothill-Pleasanton | Sr.: Vanderbilt commit finished season 8-1 with a 1.59 ERA. He also hit .500 with 38 hits, 29 RBI and a .606 on base percentage.
Max Nyrop | Alameda | Jr.: He led the NCS Div. II champs by going 9-0 on the mound with a 0.85 ERA and closed season with a scoreless-inning streak of 55. He also hit .345 with 19 runs and 18 RBI.
Evan Gibbons | Franklin-Elk Grove | Sr.: The Sacramento State-commit hit .391 with 34 hits, 24 runs and 26 RBI. On the mound, he was 7-1 with a pair of saves and 94 strikeouts. He was named our NorCal Baseball Player of the Year.
SECOND TEAM ALL-NORCAL BASEBALL
Ryan McLaughlin | Drake-San Anselmo | Sr.: Went 9-2 with two saves and a 0.94 ERA; had 98 strikeouts in 89.2 innings pitched.
Kyle Harrison | De La Salle-Concord | So.: Posted 9-1 record and a 1.17 ERA while striking out 71 in 54 innings; opponents hit just .163 off him.
Jack Hinrichsen | McClatchy-Sacramento | Sr.: Cal-bound arm went 7-4 with a 1.61 ERA and 89 strikeouts in 52.1 innings.
Cody Brockman | Modesto Christian | Jr.: Mashed the ball en route to .438 average, 41 runs, 29 RBI and 17 doubles.
Ryan Belluomini | Valley Christian-San Jose | Sr.: Hit .327 on 33 hits and his 20 RBI ranked second on the team.
Darren Susac | Jesuit-Carmichael | So.: Batted .462 with team-bests of 36 hits and 22 runs; also threw out 16 of 24 base stealers.
Eamonn Lance | Drake-San Anselmo | Jr.: Led Pirates in average (.455), hits (40), runs (29), RBI (34), doubles (12) and homers (11).
Jeffrey Jamison | Del Campo-Fair Oaks | Sr.: Fresno State commit had 28 runs, 34 hits and was 33 stolen bases for SJS champions.
Kevin Fitzgerald | Laguna Creek-Elk Grove | Sr.: Hit .539 with 41 hits, 32 RBI, 13 doubles, six triples and four home runs.
Ryan Jeffries | St. Francis-Mountain View | Sr.: Santa Clara signee hit .435 with team-bests of 40 hits and 24 runs.
Matt Clayton | Yuba City | Sr.: Nevada-bound slugger batted .600 on 51 hits (22 for extra bases), scored 45 runs and knocked in 38.
Cole Brigman | Valley Christian-San Jose | Jr.: Led nationally-ranked CCS champs with 41 hits and 31 runs scored.
Michael Dixon | Berkeley | Jr.: San Diego-bound slugger led 22-win Yellowjackets in hits (29), runs (21), RBI (22) and homers (5).
Cameron Allie | Oak Ridge-El Dorado Hills | Sr.: Santa Clara commit hit .404 with 24 RBI, led team in hits (38), extra-base hits (13) and stolen bases (15).
Jeremy Lea | Foothill-Pleasanton | Sr.: Spark plug for NCS runner-up hit .410 with 32 runs, 26 RBI and 16 extra-base hits; Univ. of Pacific commit.
Parker Cosby | Escalon | Sr.: Went 11-0 with a 1.52 ERA and eight complete games; hit .457 with 37 runs, 42 hits, 20 RBI and 13 doubles.
Daniel Carrion | Winters | Jr.: Paced 30-win team with .477 average, 40 runs and 40 RBI; went 4-0 with 0.47 ERA in 15 innings pitched.
Bubba Gomez | Fremont Christian | Jr.: Batted .536 with 50 RBI, 62 runs and 23 extra-base hits; went 8-1 with a 0.98 ERA, 131 strikeouts in 64.1 innings.
Jacob Tucker | Christian Brothers-Sacramento | Sr.: Batted .478 with 44 hits, 25 runs and 21 RBI while also going 10-1 with an 0.78 ERA.
Titus Groeneweg | Wood-Vacaville | Sr.: Cal State Fullerton recruit hit .408 average with 20 runs and 16 RBI while going 5-2 with a 1.31 ERA.