- Associated Press - Thursday, July 24, 2014

BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Flower Mound’s Kyle Johnston is Player of the Year on the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 5A All-State Baseball Team.

Johnston was 11-2 with a 0.48 earned run average in pitching Johnston to the state title. The Texas signee was 5-0 in the postseason with 60 strikeouts and eight walks.

Here is the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 5A All-State Baseball Team:


Pitchers - Kyle Johnston, Lewisville Flower Mound, sr.; Troy Montemayor, San Antonio Reagan, sr.; and Aaron Fletcher, Houston Langham Creek, sr.

Catcher - Joe Davis, Austin Bowie, sr.

First baseman - Chris Andritsos, Conroe The Woodlands, jr.

Second baseman - Undrae Galindo, Weslaco, jr.

Shortstop - Connor Wong, Pearland, sr.

Third baseman - Jacob Barfield, Pearland, sr.

Outfielders - Darius Hill, Dallas Jesuit, jr.; Connor Wanhanen, Flower Mound, sr.; and Trent Clark, N. Richland Hills, jr.

Utility - Willy Amador, Bryan, sr.

Designated hitter - R.J. Williams, Rockwall Heath, sr.

Player of the year - Johnston, Lewisville Flower Mound

Coach of the year - Danny Wallace, Lewisville Flower Mound


Pitchers - Ryan Jackson, McAllen Rowe, sr.; Ben Leeper, Southlake Carroll, jr.; and (tie) Reid Petty, Mansfield, sr., and Rene Pineda, Corpus Christi Carroll, sr.

Catcher - Gavin Johnson, San Antonio O’Connor, jr.

First baseman - Harrison Hill, League City Clear Creek, jr.

Second baseman - Omar Salinas, Arlington, sr.

Shortstop - Travis Jones, Humble Atascocita, sr.

Third baseman - Raymond Salazar, Amarillo Tascosa, sr.

Outfielders - Kyler Murray, Allen, jr.; Cody Farhat, Plano, jr.; and Richard Cunningham, Austin, sr.

Utility - Turner Larkins, Arlington Martin, sr.

Designated hitter - (tie) Cal Hernandez, Coppell, sr., and Landon Etzel, League City Clear Creek, soph.


Pitchers - Connor Mayes, Lake Travis, sr.; Brady Basso, Pearland, soph.; and (tie) Joe Heineman, Southlake Carroll, sr., Jackson Lancaster, Midland, sr., Davis Martin, San Angelo Central, jr., and Chris Rocha, Palmview, sr.

Catcher - Cory Gallegos, Corpus Christi Carroll, sr.

First baseman - (tie) Jose Esquivel, Edinburg North, sr., and Armando Lopez, Eagle Pass, jr.

Second baseman - Josh Minjarez, San Angelo Central, jr.

Shortstop - (tie) Tristan Gray, Fort Bend Elkins, sr., and Josh Jung, San Antonio MacArthur, soph.

Third baseman - (tie) Jose Rodriguez, San Antonio O’Connor, sr., and Michael Berglund, Corpus Christi Carroll, soph.

Outfielders - Zach Galm, San Antonio O’Connor, sr.; Jason Helms, Klein Collins, sr.; and Jared Janczak, Belton, sr.

Utility - Brock Barger, San Angelo Central, sr.

Designated hitter - Drew Judson, Lake Travis, sr.

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