The Rams' ace showed off big numbers as a hitter and pitcher. Vichio had a 1.92 ERA in 54-2/3 innings and hit .386 with 13 extra base hits, 15 RBIs and 13 runs scored. The all-conference pick in the DuPage Valley Conference will continue his pitching career at St. Louis next spring.
Bandemer led the Trojans in batting average (.373), hits (31), RBIs (23) and innings pitched (45-1/3) and shared the team lead in runs scored (20), doubles (seven) and pitching wins (three). He also blasted three home runs and had a 3.55 ERA on the mound.
Bartosz led the Broncos with a .413 batting average and had 10 extra-base hits. The Montini first baseman had 18 RBIs and scored 23 runs this season. He also pitched 33 innings and will continue his career at St. Mary's in Minnesota.
In addition to his success with the football team in the fall, Battaglia was a major contributor for the Warriors' baseball team this spring. Battaglia hit .351 with 10 doubles, 17 RBIs, 29 runs scored and was a perfect 30-for-30 in stolen base attempts.
The Knights' senior also starred on the football team, but he truly excelled on the diamond. Brinkman hit .440 to lead IC and didn't do it cheaply. He had 15 extra-base hits this season to go with 25 RBIs, 35 runs scored and a 3.30 ERA in 23-1/3 innings on the mound.
Cericola's standout career concluded this season with a 1.17 ERA, 66 strikeouts and a 6-3 record in 48 innings. Throw in last year's 0.99 ERA and 94 strikeouts and Cericola, an Olivet Nazarene commit, will go down as one of the most successful pitchers in Willowbrook history.
The St. Mary's (Minn.) recruit was the player of the year in the Suburban Christian Conference and helped the Broncos win the Blue Division. He hit .391 with five home runs, 25 RBIs and 30 runs scored. Dobosenski was also the ace of the staff with a 1.21 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 46.1 innings.
Garcia, who was also a standout for the basketball team, hit .342 to lead the Blazers. He drove in 23 runs and scored 35 more at the top of the AT order. The senior infielder also had 16 extra-base hits, including five triples.
Johnson scored 33 runs to lead the Warriors and shared the team lead with 10 doubles. He hit .365 with 22 RBIs and also stole eight bases. Willowbrook featured a lot of seniors so Johnson will be expected to play a big role as a returner next spring.
The outfielder led the Warriors in batting average at .375 and triples with three. He had just seven RBIs, but scored 21 runs. Moltzan will travel to Arizona to continue his career at Mesa Community College.
Paparone set the table for the Dukes, hitting .330 from the leadoff spot. He drilled 10 extra-base hits with 17 RBIs and 22 runs scored. Paparone also played solid outfield for York and was one of the team's leaders.
The Butler recruit was a two-way standout for the Dukes. On the mound, where he is expected to be used in college, he posted a 2.69 ERA with 39 strikeouts and just nine walks in 54 innings. When not pitching, he played shortstop and third base and hit .324 with 12 doubles.
Santos became one of the Dukes' top pitchers as the season wore on and will have high expectations on him next spring. He posted a 1.80 ERA with 35 strikeouts in 35 innings and also hit .308 with 16 RBIs and 23 runs scored.
Spears was a major contributor as a hitter and pitcher and an all-conference pick in the DuPage Valley Conference. As a power-hitting first baseman, Spears hit .298 with four home runs, 16 RBIs and 14 runs scored. On the mound, he had a 3.10 ERA with 63 strikeouts in 70 innings.
Tumpane was expected to be a contributor this year, but had a breakout season offensively. He led the Broncos with 16 extra-base hits, including five home runs. Tumpane hit .352 with 23 RBIs and 26 runs scored.