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Damain Alvarado, Austin Conner, Otis Lundgren and Logan Saltares are named to the all-Tri-Valley Conference baseball first team

REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - In five league starts, Gladstone's Logan Saltares went 4-0 with a 1.33 ERA with one shutout.Gladstone placed four players -- junior outfielder Damian Alvarado, sophomore infielder Austin Conner, junior catcher Otis Lundgren, and senior pitcher Logan Saltares -- on the all-Tri-Valley Conference baseball first team after the Gladiators went 10-5 and finished third in the league race.

League co-champion Estacada swept all the Tri-Valley's top awards as Sam Blankenship was selected Player of the Year, Andy Avants was named Pitcher of the Year, and Andrew Higgins was recognized as Coach of the Year.

Alvarado, hitting second in the Gladstone lineup, had hits in 10 of 15 league games and batted .356 (16 for 45) with two doubles, six RBIs, and 16 runs scored. Conner batted .361 (13 for 36) with 10 RBIs, and Lundgren batted .313 (15 for 48) with two doubles, two triples and 12 RBIs.

Saltares, the senior right-hander, started five league games, going 4-0 with a 1.33 ERA. In 31 2-3 innings pitched, he allowed 11 runs (six earned runs) on 29 hits with eight walks and 19 strikeouts.

TRI-VALLEY CONFERENCE

ALL-LEAGUE BASEBALL SELECTIONS

FIRST TEAM

Pitchers

Andy Avants, Sr. Estacada

Aaron Alexander, Sr. Molalla

Logan Saltares, Sr. Gladstone

Catchers

Otis Lundgren, Jr. Gladstone

Heath Pickhardt, Jr. Crook County

First baseman

Levi Albrecht, Sr. Estacada

Infielders

Aaron Alexander, Sr. Molalla

Lewis Fine, Jr. Madras

Austin Conner, Soph. Gladstone

Sam Blakenship, Sr. Estacada

Outfielders

Rowdie Dalton, Sr. Crook County

Keenan Mozingo, Sr. Crook County

Damian Alvarado, Jr. Gladstone

Utility player

Tyler Lockey, Jr. Madras

Designated hitter

Sherican Brady, Sr. Estacada

SECOND TEAM

Pitchers

Lane Sittner, Sr. Estacada

Derek Lee, Jr. Gladstone

Catcher

Kodey James, Sr. Estacada

First baseman

Will Schaefer, Sr. Molalla

Infielders

Kanin Smith, Jr. Madras

Matthew Kuhn, Soph. Gladstone

Andy Avants, Sr. Estacada

Outfielders

Cameron Rodriguez, Jr. Madras

Damian Pingo, Fr. Molalla

Junior Avalos, Sr. Estacada

Utility players

Josh Delafield, Sr. Corbett

Trevor Miles, Sr. Molalla

Designated hitter

Derek Lee, Jr. Gladstone

HONORABLE MENTION

Pitcher

Trenton Hawkins, Sr. Estacada

Catcher

Braden Hibbs, Jr. Molalla

First basemen

Kyle Smith, Sr. Crook County

Cameron Johnson, Soph. Corbett

Infielders

Dylan Oliver, Jr. Corbett

Jeff Larsen, Soph. Molalla

Linden Mackenzie, Fr. Molalla

Outfielder

Matthew Lehrbach, Soph. Gladstone

Utility player

Orion Alexander, Sr. Estacada

Designated hitter

Josh Norris, Jr. Crook County

Player of the Year: Sam Blankenship, Sr., Estacada

Pitcher of the Year: Andy Avants, Sr., Estacada

Coach of the Year: Andrew Higgins, Estacada

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