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All-County baseball

Welch 4A-6A All-Calhoun County coach of the year after adding baseball to Alexandria’s ‘blue map’ sports. Oxford’s Johnson player of year.

Cover photo: Alexandria coach Zac Welch and Oxford shortstop/pitcher Carter Johnson take top honors on the 2024 East Alabama Sports Today Class 4A-6A All-Calhoun County baseball team,. Welch guided Alexandria to a 32-9 record and its first state baseball title, all in his second season as the Valley Cubs’ head coach. Johnson batted .364 with a .546 on-base percentage in his senior season and had notable pitching outings, including his key seven-inning relief appearance in Game 3 of Oxford’s 6A quarterfinal series against Mountain Brook. (Photos by Joe Medley)

2024 Class 4A-6A All-Calhoun County Baseball Team

Player of the year: Carter Johnson, Oxford, Sr., IF/P

Coach of the year: Zac Welch, Alexandria

Pitcher: Andrew Allen, Alexandria, Sr.
Pitcher: Tripp Patterson, Alexandria, Sr.
Catcher: Aiden Brunner, Alexandria, Sr.
Infield: Evan Snow, Alexandria, Sr.
Infield: Brodie Slaton, Alexandria, Sr.
Infield: Samuel Henegar, Alexandria, Sr.
Infield: Cooper Tinney, White Plains, Sr.
Outfield: Nick Richardson, Oxford, Jr.
Outfield: R.J. Brooks, Oxford, Sr.
Outfield: Ian Cartwright, Alexandria, Sr.
Designated hitter/utility
Forrest Heacock, Oxford, Sr.
Bray Goode, Alexandria, Jr.
Matthew Salmon, Jacksonville, So.
Xaye Lemon, Jacksonville, Jr.
Dalton Luker, White Plains, Jr.

Pitcher: Gavin Griner, Oxford, Jr.
Pitcher: Ryan Mitchell, Jacksonville, Sr.
Catcher: Gavin Peeler, Jacksonville, Sr.
Infield: Nic Thompson, Alexandria, Sr.
Infield: Rocco Maniscalco, Oxford, Fr.
Infield: Reid Maniscalco, Oxford, Jr.
Infield: Jackson Bonner, Jacksonville, Sr.
Outfield: Ty Brown, Alexandria, Sr.
Outfield: Judd Syer, Oxford, Sr.
Outfield: Tide Gann, Oxford, Sr.
Designated hitter/utility
Hudson Gilman, Oxford, Jr.
Kingston Peeler, Jacksonville, Jr.
Will Greenwood, Jacksonville, Sr.
Cole Guthrie, Jacksonville, Jr.
Canaan Whitman, Oxford, So.
Aiden Kilgore, White Plains, Jr.
Paul Laube, White Plains, Sr.HONORABLE MENTION
Alexandria: Brayden Thacker, Zachary Baskins.
Anniston: Caleb Ackles, Deavion Adams, Parker Nelson, James Brown.
Jacksonville: Drake Loggins, Bradyn Loggins, Matthew Parker.
Oxford: Bryson Bradford.
White Plains: Braxton Curles, Coleman Ray, Ian Douglas, Ashton Wallace.

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