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Roden, Enos earn PGCBL honors with Utica Blue Sox

Ben Birnell
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Posted 8/24/22

Sherrill’s Dewey Roden and Oriskany’s Ryan Enos each earned honors from the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League following standout summer seasons with the Utica Blue Sox.

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Roden, Enos earn PGCBL honors with Utica Blue Sox

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UTICA — Sherrill’s Dewey Roden and Oriskany’s Ryan Enos each earned honors from the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League following standout summer seasons with the Utica Blue Sox.

Roden, a Vernon-Verona-Sherrill grad who plays college baseball at Le Moyne in Syracuse, was selected First Team All-League as a first baseman.

Enos, who has transferred to NCAA Division I East Tennessee State, was selected Second Team All-League. He was selected as a second baseman.

The PGCBL All-League teams were voted on by the league’s 16 head coaches.

Roden and Enos were among five total Blue Sox players to earn honors. The other selection on the First Team is: Pitcher Alex Canino (Limestone University).

Second Team selections are: Catcher Will King (Eastern Kentucky) and pitcher Evan Van Esch (St. Thomas).

Roden led the Blue Sox with a .351 batting average, two home runs and 26 RBIs over 34 games. His batting average was eighth-best in the PGCBL. He also had 15 walks as well a .468 slugging percentage (second on the team) a .442 on-base percentage (fourth on the team).

Enos played 29 games with Utica before getting an opportunity in the Cape Cod Baseball League and the league champion Bourne Braves.

With Utica, he finished with a .346 average — second on the team — and led the Blue Sox with 11 doubles, a .481 slugging percentage and 10 hit by pitches.

Enos also had 20 RBIs, which was tied for second on the team, and had 11 walks. His .452 on-base percentage was fourth on the team.

A total of 38 players were part of the teams for their performances during the 2022 summer campaign.

Mohawk Valley had three players earn honors: Pitcher Troy Butler, who has pitched at Herkimer College, is on the second team with designated hitter Garrett Musey (Goldey-Beacom College). Outfielder Pete Doucher (Manhattan College), who had a PGCBL-best 57 hits, is on the First Team.

The Player of the Year is Amsterdam’s Gage Miller (Bishop State C.C.), Pitcher of the Year is Batavia’s Nolan Sparks (Rochester) and Relief Pitcher of the Year is Amsterdam’s Santhosh Gottam (Brown).

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