Seven Area Players Voted To TSWA All-State Baseball Teams

Sunday, July 20, 2014 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Seven Chattanooga-area players have been voted to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state baseball teams.

In Division II, McCallie's Elliott Dockery and Tyler Payne were chosen to the team.

Boyd-Buchanan's Nathan Murrell and Brandon Willingham were voted to the Class A team.

In Class AA, Sequoyah's Garrett Dalton and Alex Stokely were picked.

TSWA All-State Baseball Teams

TSWA Division II All-State Baseball Team

Division II

Pitcher

Alex Higley, Webb

Jack Flanagan, Father Ryan

Corey Herndon, Christian Brothers

Elliott Dockery, McCallie

Mike Fitzimmons, MUS

Ben Lowe, ECS

Connor Alexander, Tipton-Rosemark

Catcher

Will Reddick, DCA

John O’Dwyer, Brentwood Academy

Infielder

Brock Beeler, Webb

Kyle Conger, Brentwood Academy

Seth Morgan, DCA

John Wesley Ray, Christian Brothers

Tyler Payne, McCallie

Logan Stewart, Tipton-Rosemark

Outfield

James Little, Webb

Matt Cogen, Battle Ground Academy

Joseph Patterson, University School Jackson

Brendan Jordan, Father Ryan

Matt Cogen, BGA

Colton Neel, MUS

Von Watson, Briarcrest

Blain Curtis, Tipton-Rosemark

 

TSWA Class A

Baseball team

Utility

Josh Liford, Grace Christian

Outfield

Carter Wiseman, Goodpasture
Alex Junior, Goodpasture
Colin Roberts, Bruceton Central
Tyler Atwood, Gordonsville
Taylor McKinney, Gibson

 

Infield

Nathan Murrell, Boyd Buchanan

Alex Brewer, Forrest

Philip Bonabi, Middle Tennessee Christian

Chander Adkins, Grace Christian

Zane Britton, North Greene

Catcher

Alex Whitwell, Riverside
Pitcher

Tanner Fee, Grace Christian

Matt Poteete, Jackson Christian
Hayden Crowe, Jackson Christian
Drew Hall, Goodpasture
Brandon Willingham, Boyd Buchanan
Tyler Bailey, North Greene

Dusty Meador, Watertown
Philip Bonabi - Middle Tn Christian

TSWA Class AA

All-State Baseball Team

Infield

Austin Kearney, Catholic

Garrett Dalton, Sequoyah

Darek Sargent, Murfreesboro Central Magnet

Brandon Garland, Unicoi County 

Andrew Knell, CPA
Zack Finchum, Greeneville
Ethan Small, Lexington
Outfield

Pierce Merry CAK
Yebi Areola, Lipscomb
Corey Johnson, White House

Alex Stakely, Sequoyah
McKenzie Jackson, Murfreesboro Central
DeAires Moses, East Nashville 
Colie Currie, North Side
Catcher

Zac Osborne, CAK
Sy Taylor, Lipscomb Academy

Utility

Adam Reed, Catholic

Pitcher
Ethan Elliott, Catholic

Reid Cantrell, CAK
Alex Ropp, Murfreesboro Central
Russell Koesters, Sullivan South
Trey Cabbage, Grainger

 

TSWA Class AAA

All-State Baseball team

Catcher

Marshall Gei Mt Juliet

Nick Hutchins Franklin

Nico Mascia Farragut

Infield

Chase Chambers Farragut

Dale Burdick Summitt

Duncan Pence Farragut

Hunter Tackett Anderson County

James Paisley Cookeville

Juwan Burney Arlington

Drew Huff, Riverdale

Brady Puckett, Riverdale

Blake Benefield, Siegel

Outfield

Brandon Montgomery, Collierville

Bryce Denton, Ravenwood

Jared Schmidt, Houston

Lane Thomas,  Bearden

Pitcher

Donnie Everett Clarksville

Patrick Raby Farragut

Dalton Long, Powell

Sam McWilliams Beech

Justus Sheffield, Tullahoma

Logan Gentry, Dobyns-Bennett

Will GaddisBrentwood

Will Neely Hardin Valley

Austin Reynolds, Blackman

Utility

Aaron Maher Brentwood

Blake Stansberry South-Doyle

Nick Osbourne Sevier County

Tyler Brown Dyer County


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