Following a 21-11 regular season and playoff berth, 15 Ruston High Bearcat baseball players earned all-district honors as voted on by the coaches in 2-5A.
“I’m very pleased with the myriad of players we had chosen for the all-district team,” Ruston head coach Zack Smith said. “Overall, I’m very pleased and proud of what they’ve done for us. Hopefully, they will continue to be successful in their lives and that this program has helped them along the way.”
Leading the way was senior Nick Robinson, who was named co-pitcher of the year and first team all district as a pitcher. Robinson led the way with 43 strikeouts and an ERA of 1.92 after pitches 58.1 innings on the year.
The Bearcats put nine players on first team, three on second team, and three on honorable mention.
The players are listed below.
NICK ROBINSON – CO 2-5A PITCHER OF THE YEAR, 2-5A 1ST TEAM ALL DISTRICT PITCHER
TALAN BILLBERRY – 2-5A 1ST TEAM ALL DISTRICT PITCHER
GABE GAUDET – 2-5A 1ST TEAM ALL DISTRICT SECOND BASEMAN
J.R. TOLLETT – 2-5A 1ST TEAM ALL DISTRICT THIRD BASEMAN
R.J. BROWN – 2-5A 1ST TEAM ALL DISTRICT CATCHER
JAKE SIMMONS – 2-5A 1ST TEAM ALL DISTRICT OUTFIELDER
CADE PATTERSON – 2-5A 1ST TEAM ALL DISTRICT OUTFIELDER
JUSTIN SZYMANSKI – 2-5A 1ST TEAM ALL DISTRICT DESIGNATED HITTER
WADE CRAWFORD – 2-5A 1ST TEAM ALL DISTRICT UTILITY
BRYANT BENNETT – 2-5A 2ND TEAM ALL DISTRICT UTILITY
DYSON FIELDS – 2-5A 2ND TEAM OUTFIELDER
DAVID GRIEP – 2-5A 2ND TEAM PITCHER
CHASE CLENDENEN – 2-5A HONORABLE MENTION
HENRY JAMES – 2-5A HONORABLE MENTION
JACKSON LEE – 2-5A HONORABLE MENTION