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Tablet Names Diocesan CHSAA Baseball All-Stars

With another competitive season of CHSAA baseball in the books, here’s a look at The Tablet’s 2016 All-Star Team. Special thanks to the league’s coaches for submitting nominations.

FIRST TEAM

Infielders

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Phoenix Hernandez

Phoenix Hernandez: Xaverian, Bay Ridge, senior, team captain; .347 batting average, .472 on-base percentage, .406 slugging percentage, 20 stolen bases; won team’s Gold Glove Award; selected for Mayor’s Cup game; named CHSAA All-League First Team; will attend South New Hampshire University, Manchester, N.H.; 2015 Tablet All-Star

Xavier Vargas: Xaverian, junior; .404 batting average, 11 doubles, 35 RBIs, .544 slugging percentage; named CHSAA All-League First Team; 2015 Tablet All-Star

James Minolts: Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, junior; .400 batting average, 10 RBIs, 11 runs scores, .530 on-base percentage, 10 stolen bases; named CHSAA All-League Second Team

Iset Maldonado: St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, junior; .379 batting average, 15 runs scored, 15 RBIs, 18 stolen bases; won team’s Prime Time Player Award; named CHSAA All-League Second Team

Julyan Urena: Christ the King M.H.S., Middle Village, senior; .490 batting average, 12 runs scored, seven RBIs; won team’s MVP Award; named CHSAA All-League Second Team; will attend Bellhaven University, Jackson, Miss.

Ryan Neuweiler: Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, junior, team captain; .350 batting average, 23 RBIs, 12 doubles; named CHSAA All-League Second Team; 2015 Tablet All-Star Honorable Mention

Outfielders

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Quentin Holmes

Quentin Holmes: Msgr. McClancy, junior, team captain; .380 batting average, four triples, 17 RBIs, five outfield assists; named CHSAA All-League First Team; 2014, 2015 Tablet All-Star

Daniel Ryan: Xaverian, senior, team captain; .350 batting average, four doubles, three triples, 23 RBIs, .436 slugging percentage; selected for Mayor’s Cup game; named CHSAA All-League First Team; will attend Fairfield University, Fairfield, Conn.

John Herring: Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, junior; .367 batting average, five home runs, 32 RBIs; named CHSAA All-League First Team

Nick Vella: St. Francis Prep, senior, team captain; .423 batting average, 14 runs scores, 21 RBIs, 14 stolen bases, .670 slugging percentage; won team’s MVP Award; named CHSAA All-League First Team; will attend Erskine College, Due West, S.C.

Shamariah McCullough: Nazareth R.H.S., East Flatbush, junior; .507 batting average, nine doubles, four triples, 30 runs scores, 26 stolen bases

Catchers

Luke McDonald: Xaverian, junior; .341 batting average, five doubles, 22 RBIs, .488 slugging percentage; named CHSAA All-League Second Team

Agustin Quiles: Nazareth, senior; .340 batting average, 25 RBIs, 22 runs scored, two home runs; had 11-game hitting streak this season

Pitchers

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Charlie Neuweiler

Charlie Neuweiler: Msgr. McClancy, junior, team captain; 5-1 record, 63.0 innings pitches, 102 strikeouts, 0.89 ERA, threw two shutouts and a no-hitter this season; named CHSAA All-League First Team; 2015 Tablet All-Star

Frank Alberico: Msgr. McClancy, senior; 7-1 record, 1.50 ERA; selected for Mayor’s Cup game; named CHSAA All-League First Team; will attend Queens College, Flushing

Patrick Morrissey: Holy Cross, junior; 8-2 record, 64.2 innings pitched, 99 strikeouts, 0.89 ERA; threw no-hitter this season; named CHSAA All-League First Team

Shawn Harrison: Holy Cross, senior; 3-2 record, 33.1 innings pitched, 31 strikeouts, 0.21 ERA; selected for Mayor’s Cup game; named CHSAA All-League Second Team; will attend Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Ill.; 2015 Tablet All-Star
Ruben Jimenez: Archbishop Molloy, junior; 6-2 record, 1.98 ERA; named CHSAA All-League First Team

Chris Allegretti: Xaverian, junior; 8-0 record, 1.31 ERA; won team’s Pitcher of the Year Award; named CHSAA All-League Second Team

SECOND TEAM

Infielders

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Patrick Morrissey

Matt Gutleber: Holy Cross, senior; .320 batting average, six doubles, 12 RBIs, 11 runs scored, .409 on-base percentage; will attend LIU Post, Brookville, L.I.

Bob Schmuck: Archbishop Molloy, senior; .310 batting average, 10 extra-base hits; selected to play in Mayor’s Cup game; named CHSAA All-League Second Team; will attend Jefferson Community College, Watertown, N.Y.; 2015 Tablet All-Star
Ronnie Gibbs: Bishop Loughlin M.H.S. Fort Greene, junior; .330 batting average; 2015 Tablet All-Star

Joseph Langan: St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, senior, team captain; .270 batting average, six doubles, 10 RBIs; won team’s Coaches Award

John Riviere: Bishop Loughlin, sophomore; 2015 Tablet All-Star Honorable Mention

Leonard Lynaugh: Cathedral Prep and Seminary, Elmhurst, senior, team captain; won team’s MVP Award

Outfielders

Kevin Linitz: Archbishop Molloy, senior, team captain; .325 batting average, 12 extra-base hits, 14 stolen bases; selected to play in Mayor’s Cup game; named CHSAA All-League Second Team; will attend St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill; 2015 Tablet All-Star

Manny Anastasis: Holy Cross, senior; .317 batting average, four triple, two home runs, 13 RBIs, 26 runs scored, .488 on-base percentage, 12 stolen bases, five outfield assists

Joey Taranto: Holy Cross, junior; .338 batting average, 15 RBIs, 10 runs scored, .429 on-base percentage, four outfield assists

Justin Batista: St. John’s Prep, Astoria, senior; .333 batting average, five doubles, 10 RBIs, five stolen bases

Michael John: St. Edmund Prep, senior, team captain; .280 batting average, five doubles; won team’s Coaches Award

Catcher

Bradley Regalado: Bishop Loughlin, junior; .345 batting average; 2015 Tablet All-Star

Pitchers

James McGee: St. Francis Prep, senior; 4-1 record, 34 strikeouts, 2.10 ERA, threw two shutouts this season; won team’s Daniel Pujdak Memorial Award; named CHSAA All-League Second Team

Stephen Castro: Holy Cross, junior; 4-1 record, three saves, 36.1 innings pitched, 30 strikeouts, 1.15 ERA

Frank Cerillo: Archbishop Molloy, senior; 5-2 record, 2.61 ERA; selected for Mayor’s Cup game

Edwin Mora: Bishop Loughlin, senior, team captain; four wins; 53 strikeouts, .327 batting average; 2015 Tablet All-Star

Rolando Alvarez: Nazareth, senior; 6-0 record, 2.30 ERA, 90 strikeouts, 52.0 innings pitched, .462 batting average, 15 RBIs; 2015 Tablet All-Star

William Navarro: Nazareth, senior; 5-1 record, two saves, 2.35 ERA, 57 strikeouts


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