The Kemp Yellowjackets (8-18) wrapped up their 2019 baseball season as bi-district finalists, where they fell in two games to the Emory-Rains Wildcats.
After another trip to the postseason, many of the Yellowjackets’ stars have received 11-3A district honors for their outstanding seasons.
Senior catcher Noah Herring was a vital presence in the lineup as he takes Offensive MVP with a batting average of .429, a .600 OBP, four doubles, no strikeouts and he threw out six runners.
Pitchers — Seniors Dakota Price and Mason Claver.
In district play, Price had four wins, a 1.08 ERA, 22 strikeouts, a .931 WHIP and held opposing batters to .145. Offensively, he batted .308 with a .400 OBP and scored 12 runs.
In district, Claver had a 3.80 ERA, 16 strikeouts, a win and opponents batted .224. Offensively, he batted .304, with a .529 OBP and stole five bases.
Infielders — Senior Dylan Ashcraft and junior Cameron Fiatte.
Ashcraft did not commit an error on 52 plays and had a .548 OBP, second most on the team.
Fiatte batted .407, had a .484 OBP, drove in 11 RBI’s and only struck out once in district play.
Outfielder — Senior Cameron Clamon.
After a slow start to the season, he picked up the heat in district play with a .393 BA, a .471 OBP, drove in 14 RBI’s and stole seven bases. He also pitched two scoreless innings.
Pitcher — Sophomore Joseph Frey.
Frey pitched a 2.50 ERA in district play.
Infielder — Junior Ethyn Irvin.
For the entire season, he batted .310 with a .431 OBP and seven stolen bases. Two-thirds of his hits came on two strikes.
Outfielder — Senior Boomer Irvin.
Irvin batted .353 in district play.
Junior Logan Greathouse and senior Josh Stewart.
Greathouse had a great season before his season ended with an injury halfway through district. As the leadoff hitter, he had a .273 BA, a .429 OBP and was a pillar on defense as he committed no errors at shortstop.
Stewart was a speedster and his OBP was .450 in district.