Five Clemson baseball signees and one player committed to the Tigers’ 2013 recruiting class have been named all-state in baseball by the South Carolina Coaches Association.
Ben Boulware of T.L. Hanna High in Anderson, whose brother is a freshman baseball player at Clemson, was named to the Class AAAA all-state team. Boulware is one of the nation’s top-rated middle linebackers in football. He also plans to play baseball at Clemson.
Also named to the AAAA team was Hanna teammate Wales Toney, who signed to play baseball at Clemson in November, and Byrnes High outfielder Steven Duggar.
Also honored were Clemson signees Andrew Cox of Belton-Honea Path (AAA), and John Mulkey of Emerald and Garrett Lovorn of Pendleton (AA).
South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association All-State Teams
Wheeler Smith, Laurens; Alex Rhodes, Greenwood; Cory Thompson, Mauldin; Kyle James, Northwestern; Erich Knab, Carolina Forest; Weber Pike, Beaufort; Wales Toney, T.L. Hanna; Ben Boulware, T.L. Hanna; Tyler Jackson, Wren; Austin Livingston, Ashley Ridge; Austin Bello, Lexington; Collin Steagall, Lexington; Nick Ciuffo, Lexington; Josh Reagan, Lexington; GK Young, Conway; Carl Wise, White Knoll; Ray Murphy, White Knoll; Brandon Burriss, Blythewood; Andrew Beckworth; Blythewood, Andrew Reardon, Sumter; Alex Cunningham, Byrnes; Steven Duggar, Byrnes.
AAAA Player of the Year: Alex Cunningham, Byrnes
AAAA Coach of the Year: Brian Hucks, Lexington
Bradley Jones, Travelers Rest; Fonte James, Darlington; Jake Walton, Union; Josh Simpson, Union; Bill Seddinger, North Myrtle Beach; Kyle Edwards, Seneca; Keith Davis, York; Andrew Cox; B-HP; Matt Williams, B-HP; Preston Lane, St. James; Anders DeShields, St. James; Charlie Nicholson, Socastee; Taylor McCuen, Greenville; Nathan Helvey ,Fort Mill; Andrew Tomasovich, Fort Mill; Zach Wimmer, Cane Bay; Ryan Mason, Eastside; De Andre Heath, Brookland-Cayce; Zach Sightler, Brookland-Cayce; Beau Strickland, Pickens; David Houser, AC Flora; Player Loving, AC Flora.
AAA Player of the Year: Andrew Tomasovich, Fort Mill
AAA Coach of the Year, Brad Mercer, Fort Mill
Jamie Callahan, Dillon; Trey Hayes, Palmetto; Steven Cooper, Palmetto; Tyler Brant, Swansea; Jared Williams, Gilbert; Connor Owings, Gilbert; Austin LaBounty, Gilbert; Mike Morrison, Gilbert; Drew Moyer, Gilbert; Ryan Maksim, Bishop England; Mason Brett, Andrews; Patrick Ward, Andrews; Garrett Lovorn, Pendleton; Ryan Manore, Hanahan; Skyler Hunter, Hanahan; Chris Washington, Marion; Derw Fisher, Chesnee; Tymothy Montrose, Lake City; Jamal Keels, Manning; Matthew Quarles, Emerald; John Mulkey, Emerald.
AA Player of the Year: Connor Owings, Gilbert
AA Coach of the Year: Brian Mitchell, Hanahan
Taylor Hearn, Williston-Elko; Chandler Thompson, Dixie; Kaleb Kuykendall, Landrum; Donell Stanley, Latta; John Kever Love, Latta; Andre Gagliano, Johnsonville; Sumner Cooler, Bamberg; Will Medlin, Bamberg; Garrett Zeigler, Bamberg; Levi Owens, Ninety-Six; Blake Smith, Ninety –Six; Jacob Childress, Ninety-Six; Quadre Castleberry, Fox Creek; Dakota Diamond, North; Dusty Scott, Abbeville; Aaron Lesiak, St. Joseph’s; David Marable, St. Joseph’s; Ryan Stamler, St. Joseph’s; Chri Ford, Lake View; Taylor King, Chesterfield; Kolby Croxton, Chesterfield; Caleb Pate, Chesterfield; Zach Boswell, Chesterfiled.
A Co-Players of the Year: Zach Boswell, Chesterfield; Aaron Lesiak, St. Joseph's.
A Coach of the Year: John Barwick, St. Joseph’s
Coach of the Year All Classifications: Ashley Burnett, Gilbert