ALL-AREA SECOND TEAM, HONORABLE MENTION
Rylan Bannon, Joliet Catholic, Sr. 2B All-East Suburban Catholic ... Hit .387 with nine doubles, three triples and three home runs ... Scored 43 runs and drove in 21 from leadoff spot .. Will play at NCAA Division I Xavier.
Austin Blazevic, Plainfield Central, Jr., 3B/1B/P Hit .375 with 18 RBIs ... Went 2-0 on the mound with 2.55 ERA ... Will be a college player.
Mitch Boe, Joliet Catholic, Jr., SS All-East Suburban Catholic ... Hit .384 with three doubles, two triples and 23 RBIs.
Dan Brokop, Lincoln-Way West, Sr., 1B Hit .382 with six doubles, a home run and 25 RBIs ... All-SouthWest Suburban Red.
Aaron Donald, Lincoln-Way East, Sr., SS Hit .434 ... Posted .632 slugging percentage and 1.126 OPS ... Had 10 doubles, one triple, one home run and 22 RBIs ... All-SouthWest Suburban Blue ... Will play at South Suburban.
Ben Francis, Lincoln-Way West, Sr., P Threw 37 2/3 innings, all in relief, and went 5-0 with a 0.93 ERA ... Struck out 34 ... Warriors’ first reliever in tight games.
Josh Krueger, Romeoville, Jr., OF/P Hit .388 with 10 doubles and scored 34 runs ... Set school record with 40 hits ... All-Southwest Prairie ... Good defensively.
Trevor Lines, Morris, Sr., SS All-Northern Illinois Big 12 East ... Hit .345 with 15 RBIs ... Struck out only six times ... Stole 10 bases ... Solid defensively.
Kevin Mampe, Lincoln-Way Central, Sr., INF Four-year varsity infielder ... Hit .374 ... Had nine doubles and led team with five home runs and 24 RBIs ... Voted team MVP ... Will play at St. Francis.
Aaron Markley, Joliet Catholic, Sr. 1B All-East Suburban Catholic ... Hit .362 with seven doubles, one triple and 24 RBIs ... Excellent defensive first baseman.
Noah Masa, Lockport, Sr., P Went 5-4 with 1.84 ERA ... All-SWS Blue ... Will pitch at UIC, where he will participate in the ROTC program.
Mitch Matuszewski, Lincoln-Way East, Jr., 1B Hit .479 in 73 at-bats with eight doubles, one triple, five home runs and 25 RBIs ... Had .525 on-base percentage, .822 slugging percentage and 1.347 OPS.
Griffin McGuire, Joliet West, Sr., 3B Hit .375 with seven doubles, two triples, two home runs and 33 RBIs .... Tigers’ run producer in middle of lineup ... Strong work ethic.
Shane Ritter, Plainfield South, Jr., P No-hit Joliet Central in regional ... Went 4-3 with 2.01 ERA ... Struck out 53 in 45 1/3 innings ... Committed to Iowa.
Zach Speaker, Lincoln-Way West, Sr., OF Hit .347 with nine doubles, one triple, four home runs and 27 RBIs ... All-SouthWest Suburban Red ... Good defensive outfielder.
Evan Sandmann, Lincoln-Way East, Sr., C Hit .400 ... Had six doubles, one home run and 15 RBIs ... Scored 33 runs ... Will play at Dallas Baptist.
Tim Smyk, Morris, Sr., P/3B All-Northern Illinois Big 12 East ... Went 4-3 with 2.05 ERA ... Allowed 27 hits and struck out 45 in 51 innings ...Hit .383 with 12 doubles, one triple, five home runs and 34 RBIs.
Trevor Zeibert, Peotone, Sr., C All-Interstate Eight ... Hit .481 with 44 RBIs ... Scored 40 runs ... Homered three times in a win over Westmont, a semifinalist in Class 2A.
Bolingbrook: Tuf Borland, So., INF; Demarco Mong, Bolingbrook, Jr., OF
Coal City: Brad Littleton, Jr., P/OF; Lane Cowherd, Sr., OF; DJ Budde; Jr., OF; Alex Wills, Sr., 1B
Dwight: Karsen Koppmann, Sr., CF; Aaron Wyllie, Sr., C
Gardner- SW: Jack Davidson, Jr., CF; Blake Marks, Jr., P; Brendan Elens, Jr., P
Joliet Central: Zach Goetchel, Sr., P/OF
Joliet West: Robert Talarico, Jr., P
Lemont: Jake Terrazas, Sr., 1B
Lincoln-Way Central: Ryan Earll, Sr., 3B
Lockport: Tyler Hair, Sr., 3B
Minooka: Cristian Sanchez, Jr., OF; Tyler Desmarais, Sr., C
Morris: Trevor Lines, Sr., SS; Nick Evola, Sr., P; Austin Conrod, Sr., OF
Plainfield Central: Matt Ryan, Sr., SS/P; Nick Rana, Plainfield Central, P
Plainfield East: Drew DeMumbrum, So., P/OF; Michael McGee, Plainfield East, Jr., C/OF
Plainfield North: Richard Bryza, Jr., 3B; Matt Welch, Sr., OF; Joe Callahan, Sr., P
Providence: Ben Salvador, Sr., OF; Brent Villasenor, Jr., P; Jake Godfrey, Sr., P
Reed-Custer: Brent Headrick, So., P; Travis Schoonover, So., CF; Jordan Walden, So., 1B; Jon Costain, So., RF
Romeoville: Tevon Zeigler, Romeoville, Sr., C/1B
Seneca: Austin Applebee, Seneca, Sr., P/OF; Matt Houchin, Seneca, Jr., C
Wilmington: Alex Zlomie, Sr., P/INF; Nick Narine, Jr., INF/P