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Eight Tigers picked for all-district teams
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TRINITY — Co-district MVP Aaron Thomas, Co-district Pitcher of the Year Andrew Huffman and six other Trinity Tigers were named to the District 24-2A baseball all-district team. During the 2013 season, the Tigers finished in second place in District 24-2A and advanced to the area round of the playoffs. Thomas was selected as the co-district Most Valuable Player for the season. The senior had a .402 batting average and 19 RBIs. His stats as a pitcher included eight wins, five losses, one tie, five 5 saves and 160 strikeouts. Huffman, the co-district pitcher of the year, ended the season with six wins, three losses and 70 strikeouts. At bat, the junior had a .324 batting average with 16 RBI's and one homerun. Other all-district selection included four first team picks, including: • Junior John Bledsoe, second base -- .337 batting average, 17 RBIs, 12 SB. • Junior Lehn Griepenstroh, outfield -- .387 batting average, 18 RBIs, 10 SB, 1HR. • Sophomore Zach Rankin, designated hitter -- .474 batting average, 33 RBIs. • Senior Kevin McGuire, utility -- 1-0, .402 batting average, 19 SB, 2 HR, 16 RBIs. In addition, two Tigers were named to the all-district second team, including: • Senior Thomas Poehl. Infielder -- .356 batting average, 18 RBIs, 11 SB. • Junior Nick Strawther, designated hitter -- .309 batting average, 5 RBIs, 5 SB.

 

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