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Coaches 2016 All-WNY Baseball Team fast facts

Pos. Name School Yr. Fast fact

P Dan Dallas* Canisius 12 Left-handed Padres prospect lost just once during his final two seasons, posting ERAs under 0.70 along the way.

P Ben Wereski Orchard Park 12 Strong-armed, Columbia-bound lefty was only pitcher in area to beat Lancaster. Set OP single-season record with 76 strikeouts.

C Matt Cross Starpoint 12 Tremendous defensive catcher with a cannon for an arm not only discouraged base stealers but did not commit any errors.

INF Jake Cavana Olean 12 Hit .471 with a fielding percentage of .958. Outstanding shortstop and pitcher will play at NCCC.

INF Matt Kruszka Gowanda 11 Also an all-state cross country runner, the fifth-year starter finished with 18 RBIs, 17 runs and hit .465.

INF Charlie Mack Wmsv. East 10 ECIC II Player of the Year hit .454, won three games and saved four to help Flames reach state final.

INF Noah Thompson East Aurora 12 Prep Talk Awards Three-Sport Athlete of Year set 15 school baseball records during five seasons and will play at NCCC.

DH Brendan Sheehan Grand Island 12 Three-year starter never missed a game for Niagara Frontier League champs. Led league in batting average last two seasons.

OF Leugim “LG” Castillo Lancaster 11 Repeat All-WNY first-team pick belted seven homers, finished with 29 runs on 29 hits, 26 RBIs and 16 stolen bases.

OF Kyle Warner Springville 12 Future Canisius College player was key cog for Griffins team that reached Class B-1 final in three of his four seasons.

OF Zach Mitchell Canisius 12 Mercyhurst commit scored 32 runs and batted .424 out of the leadoff spot for the Crusaders.

*–Denotes coaches’ WNY Player of the Year

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