Claremore Daily Progress


May 18, 2014

Claremore’s Whatley named Three Rivers Player of Year

All-Star Game held Wednesday in Pryor

CLAREMORE — Claremore senior catcher Matt Whatley will join other area All-Stars on Wednesday night in Pryor for the annual Three Rivers Classic at 7 p.m. at American Legion Park.

Whatley, along with Claremore seniors Bryce Howe, T.J. Wood and Cole Weiesnbach, will take the field one last time in their Zebra uniforms.

The four Zebras will represent the West team — along with players from Catoosa, Sequoyah, Collinsville, Inola, Lincoln Christian, Oologah, Pryor and Skiatook.

Catoosa’s Scott Mowery and Lincoln Christian’s Jason Brown will coach the West team.

This year’s Three Rivers Player of the Year is Claremore catcher Matt Whatley. Wagoner’s Tyler Milligan was named the Pitcher of the Year, while Verdigris’ Brian Keith, Claremore’s Brent Payne and Pryor’s Gerald Osborne was tabbed the Coaches of the Year.

Claremore’s Cody Pair, Collinsville’s Jay Crutchfield, Catoosa’s Jeff Gunter and Wagoner’s Benny Nail were named Assistant Coaches of the Year.

East All-Star Roster

Adair: Cody Yoder (1B/OF)

Chouteau: Doug Mynahan (P); Austin Hershberger (OF)

Fairland: Jared Johnson (C); Mark Bryant (P/1B)

Grove: Jake Spychalski (P/SS); Ty Phillips (3B); Trent Kyle (2B)

Jay: Brett Pritchett (OF)

Locust Grove: Dylan Hughes (SS/P); Jeremy McFarland (C)

Miami: Cole Young (P); Sam Neal (1B); Ty Mercer (OF); Josh Arnold (P/OF); Ben Osborn (INF)

Salina: Mark Cowan (2B/OF); Cale Backward (SS/P); Brett Fite (Utility)

Vinita: Will McDaniel (1B/3B/P); Kevin Jordan (OF); Wyatt Speer (P/OF)

Wagoner: Tyler Milligan (P)

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West All-Star Roster

Catoosa: Nick Brown (P); Corbin Osborn (P/OF); Cory Balocca (SS); Bailey Meyer (OF); Ronnie Anello (C); Hunter Kirkendal (2B); Jeremy Ragsdale (DH)

Claremore: Matt Whatley (C); Bryce Howe (P/1B); T.J. Wood (P/2B); Cole Weiesnbach (2B)

Sequoyah: McKaine Foster (P); Spencer Gill (P)

Collinsville: Connor Crutchfield (SS); A.J. Austin (P/1B); Craig Blevins (3B); Zach Guest (P)

Inola: Mason Stookey (C); Nick Ariaz (OF); Chase Phillips (3B/1B)

Lincoln Christian: Tim Schwoegler (1B/P)

Oologah: Thomas Helvick (P/3B); Tyler Harris (OF)

Pryor: Nate Wolfe (OF)

Skiatook: Austin Nolan (P/OF); Caleb Sparks (P/1B/3B); Tanner Brown (2B/SS)


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