Baseball: All-Region Announced. Wirchansky and Pollack Named Co-Players of the Year0

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Rockland’s Daniel Wirchansky and Westchester’s Austin Pollack were named the 2016 Region XV DII Co-Players of the Year.

Wirchansky, the Conference Most Valuable Player, led Rockland with 25 RBIs and 21 walks while batting .372 and an OBP of .500. He also led the team in slugging percentage with .603 and recorded 60 strikeouts last season.

Pollack led the Vikings in hits, runs and stolen bases. He batted .460 season with a .579 OBP and a .621 SLG. He was named to the All-Conference first team.

Joining Wirchansky and Pollack on the All-Region first tea are John Wheeler P (Dutchess), Wes Albert P (Westchester), Ivan Objio C (Sullivan), Kevin Hylas IF (Rockland), Garrett Jewell IF (Sullivan), Felix Camacho IF (Westchester), Abel Nunez OF (Sullivan), Mark Shkrelja OF (Westchester) and Nicholas Ritornato DH (Westchester).

Selected to the second team are Tanner Morales P (Rockland), Jacob Rodriguez P (Sullivan), Steve Hill P (Westchester), Nick DiMarco C (Dutchess), Alec St. Pier IF (Dutchess), Brian Corporan IF (Westchester), Jandi Pena IF (Sullivan), Kyle O’Brien IF (Orange), Joseph Dittus OF (Ulster), Mike Bartolone OF (Orange), Roberto Valdes OF (Dutchess) and James Diadone DH (Orange).

Selected to the Sportsmanship Award are Roberto Valdes (Dutchess), Jonathon Lindau (Orange), Nick O’Connor (Rockland), Abel Nunez (Sullivan),  Joseph Dittus (Ulster) and Rocco Cipriano (Westchester).


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