WC baseball hosts banquet, gives out season awards

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The Washington County High School baseball team held its postseason banquet on Tuesday, highlighted by senior Thomas Spalding being named the team’s most valuable player for the 2013 season.
Spalding also received the varsity pitching award, while sophomore Wade Moore earned the offensive award.
Senior Will Begley was recognized as the team’s top defender, while this year’s Commander award went to senior Michael Mann.
Senior Quincy Purdom earned the Coaches award. Juniors Adam Smith and Travis Mattingly split the team’s most-improved awards.
For the junior varsity squad, sophomore Jacob Howard was recognized for pitching, while freshman Trae Coulter and Moore received offensive and defensive awards, respectively.
On the freshman side, Mac Stevens (pitching), Evan Mattingly (offense) and Steven Thompson (defense) were honored for their contributions.

Team leaders:

Batting average - Wade Moore - .326

Home runs - Adam Smith - 3

RBI - Travis Mattingly - 26

Runs - Wade Moore - 33

Hits - Thomas Spalding - 33

Stolen bases - Thomas Spalding - 26

Wins - Thomas Spalding - 8

ERA - Thomas Spalding - 2.03

Strikeouts - Thomas Spalding - 95