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Nick Stacey, Downers Grove South, senior, outfielder: Stacey had a productive year pitching, playing in the field and batting. He batted .442 with 30 RBIs while winning six games and ending with a 2.30 ERA.
Eric Steensma, Lyons Township, junior, pitcher: He formed a solid combination with Illinois recruit Grant Leader at the top of the rotation. The right-hander was 6-0 with 49 strikeouts in 41 2/3 innings. He only walked nine.