Roadrunner Baseball Players Earn Postseason Honors

Mullins Named 1st Team All-Conference


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A total of seven Angelina College Roadrunner baseball players were named to the Region XIV Conference postseason superlatives list, with outfielder Dalton Mullins earning 1st Team All-Conference honors.

Earning 2nd Team All-Conference honors were infielder/designated hitter Michael Herndon, third baseman Sam Hardcastle, outfielder Hayden Hupe and pitcher Gabe LeBlanc.

Honorable Mention honors went to freshman Mark Henderson (catcher) and Sean Bazmore (shortstop).

Mullins, a sophomore right fielder from Baytown, Texas, batted .294 for the season, driving in 35 runs and scoring another 32.

Herndon, a freshman from Pinehurst, hit .357 with four homers, 26 RBI and 21 runs scored.

Sophomore Hardcastle, from Richmond, Texas, hit for a .349 average while swatting five homers. He led the team in RBI with 42 and scored another 49.

Hupe, a sophomore from Brenham, hit for a .353 average, drove in 30 runs and scored 25 while spending most of his time in left field.

LeBlanc anchored the pitching staff, leading the team with 67 innings pitched. The sophomore from Cushing, Texas struck out 55 hitters, averaging 7.39 Ks per nine innings.

Freshman Henderson, from Cinco Ranch, Texas, spent most of the season behind the plate as a catcher, hitting .297 while driving in eight runs. He finished the year with a .975 fielding percentage and 146 putouts.

Bazmore, a freshman from Crosby, Texas, finished his year with a .331 batting average, three homers and 41 RBI. Bazmore also swiped eight bases to tie for the team lead.

The Roadrunners finished the season as the third-best hitting team in Region XIV with a team batting average of .309. 

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