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ALL AREA: Full baseball teams

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The Daily Reflector's 2019 All-Area award winners, Matthew Matthijs (left), Jason Mills (center) and Grant Charles Jarman.


By Jake Keator
The Daily Reflector

Sunday, June 16, 2019

The following players were selected to The Daily Reflector’s All-Area baseball team. 


Matthew Matthijs, D.H. Conley: Pitcher of the Year

Grant Charles Jarman, J.H. Rose: Batter of the Year

Cam Jackson, D.H. Conley: Jackson was a solid performer at the top of the Vikings lineup, finishing with a .485 batting average. He also had 47 hits and 37 RBIs.

Brandon Benfield, Ayden-Grifton: The talented junior catcher had a great year at the plate, batting .400 on the year with 28 RBIs and two homeruns.

Blake McLawhorn, Ayden-Grifton: McLawhorn’s .449 batting average led the Chargers in his senior season. The Louisburg College commit rounded out his high school year with his all-around best statistical season.

Robbie O’Neal, D.H. Conley: O’Neal was focused on just playing ball after commiting to UNC-Greensboro before his senior season. Along with a .333 batting average he went 5-0 on the mound, ending with 57 strikeouts.

Jalin Connor, Greene Central: As a senior Connor earned a .377 batting average, scoring 30 runs. His 38 stolen bases led the Rams this year. 

Jake Lysaght, D.H. Conley: The Towson commit played a critical role at shortstop for the Vikings. On offense he batted .311, nailing 28 hits, 22 RBIs, and scoring 44 runs.

Shane Rademacher, J.H. Rose: Rademacher was dominant when he took to the mound this season. He finished with a pristine 6-0 record and a 1.52 ERA. He also had 55 strikeouts and three complete games.


Austin Jones, Ayden-Grifton

Shea Ward, D.H. Conley

Ryker Galaska, J.H. Rose

Zach Taylor, Greene Central 

Tristian Griffin, Farmville Central

Michael Allen, J.H. Rose

Clay Stanley, J.H. Rose

Jacob Peaden, North Pitt

Mitchell Hoffler, D.H. Conley


Lee Parker, Farmville Central

Ruban Beltran, North Pitt

Drew Browne, South Central

Josh McCarter, D.H. Conley

Dylan Benton, Greene Central

Josh Harris, Ayden-Grifton


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