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Three area players make EPC first team Three area players make EPC first team
Three area players make EPC first team Three area players make EPC first team
Three area players make EPC first team Three area players make EPC first team

Three area players make EPC first team

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 by Peter Car pcar@tnonline.com in Sports

The 2017 East Penn Conference All-Star baseball team was announced last week with two Liberty players getting first team honors, as Jared Burcin (C) and Sam Kraihanzel (IF) earned recognition.

Freedom junior pitcher Alec Huertas was nominated as a first team utility player.

Two Hurricanes made the second team, led by Alex Laudenslager (P) and Elias Gross (IF).

The third team had seven Bethlehem representatives, including Liberty’s Alex Super (P), Mike Perreault (IF), Kyle Hlavaty (OF) and Gabe Albino (OF). Freedom’s Thomas Bonilla (OF), Jonah Mateo (IF) and Huertas also got nods.

The full all-star list is below:

First Team

Pitcher

Michael Jenkins, Parkland, Senior

Zach McCambley, Pocono Mountain East, Senior

Catcher

Jared Burcin, Liberty, Senior

Infielder

Beau Breithaupt, Stroudsburg, Senior

Eric Cichocki, Emmaus, Senior

Matt Mellinger, Parkland, Senior

Sean Boylan, Easton, Senior

Sam Kraihanzel, Liberty, Senior

Outfielder

Zach Spray, Easton, Junior

CJ Peechatka, Pocono Mountain East, Senior

Cullan Wadsworth, Parkland, Junior

Utility

Tommy Dunleavy, East Stroudsburg North, Senior

Alec Huertas, Freedom, Junior

MVP — Zach McCambley, Pocono Mountain East

Second Team

Pitcher

Ryan Giovenco, Parkland, Senior

Nate Kitchell, Stroudsburg, Senior

Alex Laudenslager, Liberty, Senior

Catcher

Emmett McCauley, Stroudsburg, Junior

Infielder

Kyle Albert, Stroudsburg, Senior

Braden Breithaupt, Pocono Mountain East, Sophomore

Ben Stokes, Stroudsburg, Sophomore

Elias Gross, Liberty, Senior

Outfielder

Nick Gattuso, Pleasant Valley, Junior

Matt Dobeck, Whitehall, Senior

Robert Roman, Allentown Central Catholic, Junior

Utility

Nate Kitchell, Stroudsburg, Senior

Third Team

Pitcher

Michael Yates, Pocono Mountain East, Junior

Alec Huertas, Freedom, Junior

Alex Super, Liberty, Senior

Scott Poulson, Easton, Junior

Catcher

Austin Mueller, Parkland, Senior

Infielder

Mike Perreault, Liberty, Senior

Brett Yarnell, Stroudsburg, Senior

Christian Kinsley, Parkland, Junior

Jonah Mateo, Freedom, Junior

Carson Gantz, Northampton, Senior

Brett Hardy, Pleasant Valley, Senior

Outfielder

Kyle Hlavaty, Liberty, Senior

Gabe Albino, Liberty, Senior

Isaac Tucker, Northampton, Sophomore

Thomas Bonilla, Freedom, Senior

Utility

Cade Stoneback, Nazareth, Senior

Zach McCambley, Pocono Mountain East, Senior