Weatherford Democrat

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June 16, 2013

Williams slugs way to APC’s Most Valuable

— By GREG WEBB

About the only negative you could conger from the season Roos Dustin Williams had was that the senior first baseman did not get to finish it. Helping Weatherford get back to yet another postseason, a clock-work occurrence for the Kangaroos after district baseball is done, Williams’ mishap in a late-district contest took him out of the lineup.

The Roos could have used Williams’ prolific bat in the order, a stick that produced a batting average above .570 on the season. But already well on the mend, Dustin heads off to play at the next level as the 2012-13 All-Parker County Most Valuable Player.

Brock’s Shay Phillips returned to the superlatives list after a senior campaign that featured the lead-off hitter’s bat, as well. The Eagles’ ace pitcher missed starts through part of the season, but eventually climbed the hill again by playoff time. But his bat remained active throughout, enough to be named his district’s MVP.

Aledo head coach and his staff get the nod for the top coaches of the year, leading the Bearcats to a district championship and into the Area round.

All of the Parker County nines are worthy represented on the 2013 APC roster, with the level, and quantity, of talent prompting a healthy list of members.   

        

2013 All-Parker County Baseball Teams

 

Superlatives

Most Valuable Player

Dustin Williams    Weatherford   Senior

 

Defensive Player of the Year

Zayne Willems   Aledo   Junior

       

Offensive Player of the Year

Shay Phillips   Brock   Senior

 

Co-Pitchers of the Year

Beau Burrows   Weatherford   Sophomore

Colby Fowler   Brock   Junior

 

Catcher of the Year

Andrew Healy    Weatherford    Junior

 

Co-Newcomers of the Year

Titus Gossett   Brock   Freshman

Andy Rogers Weatherford   Junior

 

Utility Player of the year

Tyler Nelson   Brock   Senior 

 

Coaching Staff of the Year

Aledo — Head Coach Chad Barry

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