Adirondack’s White, Westmoreland’s Miller and NY Mills’ Copperwheat earn CSC baseball honors

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The Center State Conference has had plenty of storylines during the spring season.

The conference, which includes 21 schools in multiple counties around the Mohawk Valley, announced all-star selections.

In Division I, Section III Class C champion Adirondack – which is playing Saturday against Section IV’s Lansing for a bid to states as part of an impressive postseason run – had junior standout Colin White earn Player of the Year honors.

Seven other CSC D-I players received at least a vote for the honor, with Little Falls junior Chase Regan second and Clinton sophomore Kyle Majka third.

In Division II, Westmoreland – which finished the regular season undefeated – had senior captain and pitcher/catcher Caleb Miller take Player of the Year honors. 

In Division III, New York Mills senior Logan Copperwheat earned Player of the Year, edging out Morrisville-Eaton’s Nick Brady.

Division I selections

Little Falls (16-3 overall) had the most selections with four all-stars and three honorable mentions. The all-stars were Regan, Matt Prestopnik, Rikki Smith and Jack Morotti. The team’s honorable mentions were Brayton Langdon, Braden McCumber and Sammy Phillips.

Holland Patent (13-6 overall) had three all-star selections: senior Caiden Briggs and sophomores Luke Benedetto and Alex Hoole. The team’s honorable mentions were senior Andrew Jones and juniors Adam Jones and Matt Lux. 

For Clinton (8-10 overall), senior Tanner Champion and sophomores Majka and Aiden Soika were all-stars. Junior Ryan Chmielewski was honorable mention.

For Adirondack (12-11 overall), juniors Brett Sanford and White were all-stars with honorable mention going to seniors Jake Khouri, Kreedon Rogers and Chris Strobel.

Mount Markham (9-10 overall) had a pair of all-stars: juniors Kevin Gates and Mason Beigh.

Canastota (4-14 overall) had one all-star: senior Austin Ames and three honorable mentions with junior Malachi Motley, sophomore Jesse Demaintenon and freshman Devon Faber. 

Sherburne-Earlville (1-14 overall had one all-star: senior Nick McDaniel. Honorable mentions were seniors Taylor Grymkowski and Ben Menard.

Division II selections

Westmoreland (18-1 overall) had the most selections with seven. The team’s four all-stars are seniors Jerry Fiorini and Miller, junior Owen Davison and sophomore Hunter Kierpiec. Senior Josh Suber, junior Michael Scalise and sophomore Anthony Sawanec are honorable mentions.

Cooperstown (10-7 overall) was also close behind with six total selections. The squad’s all-stars are seniors Treston Emerick and Liam Ford and junior Braydon Hascup. Honorable mentions are junior Ethan Kukenberger and sophomores Kalen Dempsey and Emerson Toulson.

Sauquoit Valley (8-11 overall) was also close behind with six total selections. The all-stars are seniors Ben LoGalbo, Nick Miller and Garrett Stalker. Honorable mentions are junior Marc Perry and sophomores Josh LoGalbo and Andrew Price.

Frankfort-Schuyler (8-8 overall) had a pair of all-stars: senior Donnie Gatto and sophomore Angelo DeSarro. Honorable mentions are senior Jake Parrotta and eighth-grader Thomas Eck.

West Canada Valley (7-10 overall) had two all-stars: sophomores Sean Burdick and Ian Farber. Honorable mentions are senior Cameron Rath, junior Josh Grabowski and freshman Jack Stewart.

Herkimer (4-13 overall) had one all-star: senior Jacob Huyck. Honorable mentions are senior Dylan Hart and juniors David Bass and Lucas Malinowski.

Waterville (3-16 overall) had one all-star: senior Brent Barnes. Honorable mentions are seniors Devin Barnes and Rocco Padula and junior Cole Pearsall.

Division III selections 

Oriskany (16-4 overall), which lost in the Section III Class D final, had six total selections. The all-stars are senior Ty Zizzi, sophomore Anthony Kernan, freshman Christian Grant and eighth-grader Eddie Wright. Honorable mentions are senior Alex Burrows, junior Karsten Bates and freshman Nick Hays.

New York Mills (14-5 overall) had four all-stars: Copperwheat, juniors Leo Cruz and Tim Lavier and sophomore Lucas Komnick. Senior Noah Diskin, junior Ben Boccardo and sophomore Ryan Komnick are honorable mentions.

Section III Class D champion Morrisville-Eaton (17-3 overall) had three all-stars: senior Nick Brady, junior James Dapson and sophomore Evan Stewart.

Hamilton (10-7 overall) had a pair of all-stars: senior Tom Simpson and junior Colby Campbell.

Poland (7-9 overall) had a pair of all-stars: senior Ben Deragon and Colton Roark. Honorable mention is senior Nate Baumes.

Remsen (3-12 overall) had one all-star: junior Ben Stastowski. Honorable mentions are juniors Grady Helmer and Noah Skermont and freshman Matthew Helmer.

Town of Webb (0-13 overall) had one all-star: senior George Uzdavinis. Honorable mentions are juniors Ryan Madtes and Dominic Aliasso and freshman Preston Morris.

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