Nine Roadrunners Earn all-NWAC Southern Region Honors

Jacob Melton
Photo: Bryant Bautista

ALBANY, Ore. — Nine Linn-Benton Community College baseball players were named to the all-NWAC Southern Region team, as voted by the Conference coaches. Roadrunners head caoch Andy Peterson was named Coach of the Year for the Southern Region as well.

Linn-Benton captured the NWAC Southern Region championship with a record of 20-4 (30-9 overall). It was the third consecutive Region title for the Roadrunners, who receive an automatic berth into the NWAC Championship Tournament May 23-27 in Longview, Washington. Linn-Benton will play at 12:30 p.m. on May 23 against the winner of the West Super Regional being played this weekend.

2019 NWAC Southern Regional all-Conference Selections

1st Team:

Infield-Richard Mascarenas

Outfield-Jacob Melton

Outfield-Maxwell Long

Starting Pitcher-Daniel Ferrario

Starting Pitcher-Eric Hill

2nd Team:

Infield-Fridtjof Fremstad

Utility-Parker Kuntz

Designated Hitter-Colton Talton

Starting Pitcher-Caden Hennesey

Gold Glove Awards:

Shortstop-Richard Mascarenas

Center Field-Jacob Melton 

Coach of the Year:

Andy Peterson