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Thursday May 26th, 2022 2:28PM

Baseball: All-Region teams announced for 8-AAAAAA

By AccessWDUN

The Region 8-AAAAAA All-Region team was announced last week with Winder-Barrow sweeping the top coaching and player honors for the season.

The Bulldoggs won the regular season and were nationally-ranked for most of the season before getting upset n the second round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs last week by Richmond Hill. They also picked up five first-team selections.

Gainesville, which finished second in the region, picked up the next-most honors with five first team selections as well. The Red Elephants were knocked out in the first round of the playoffs.

Below is the entire All-Region team:

Coach of the Year: Brian Smith, Winder-Barrow    
Pitcher of the Year: Will Hardigree, Winder-Barrow    
Player of the Year: Pat Demarco, Winder-Barrow    

Pitchers
1st Team
Kyle York, Gainesville 
Tyler Thrash, Dacula 
Michael Cherwenka, Dacula
AJ Smallwood, Gainesville 

2nd Team
Daniel Buice, Winder-Barrow
Darrell Woodall, Winder-Barrow
Chase Gonzalez, Dacula
Parker Mercantel, Lanier

Position Players
1st Team
Ryan Vigue, Dacula 
Banks Griffith, Gainesville
Jared Smith, Gainesville
Nick Tanner, Lanier
Beau Hanna, Winder-Barrow
Skyler Murphy, Winder-Barrow
Trent Maddox, Winder-Barrow
Jarred Jones, Habersham Central
Collier Scott, Gainesville
Tanner Nichols, Dacula

2nd Team
Charlie Wall, Gainesville
Jacob Campbell, Apalachee
Chase Chancey, Apalachee
Jerrett Jenkins, Dacula
Jojo Lopez, Dacula
Lawson Baweja, Lanier
Thomas Prince, Lanier
Chase Smith, Lanier
Brandon Mitchell, Habersham Central
Seth Blackburn, Habersham Central

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