Canton's Pepper headlines All-Region baseball team.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | June 5, 2014 | Photo courtesy The Review


Canton's Pepper headlines All-Region baseball teamCanton's Chase Pepper was nearly unhittable on the mound while posting his best batting season at the plate.

He led the Warriors to the NTL Small School title and District IV, Class A baseball title.

And he is this year's The Daily and Sunday Review All-Region Player of the Year.

There are two pitchers earning the Co-Pitcher of the Year award: Towanda's Tristan James and Athens' Tyler Forbes.

Wellsboro's Dawson Prough is this year's Silver Slugger award winner, Troy's Brandon Mattocks it the Newcomer of the Year, Waverly's Dylan Perry is the Defensive Player of the Year and the Athens coaching staff headed up by Brendon Hitchcock is the Coaching Staff of the Year.

Also on the staff is Neil Wheaton, Randy Vargason and Joe Joyce.

The First Team consists of Pepper and Garrett Wesneski from Canton, James and Sawyer Strope from Towanda, Wellsboro's Dawson Prough, Mansfield's Bryce Zaparzynski, Mattocks, Notre Dame's Hunter Thomas and Parker May, Forbes and Troy Stivason from Athens, CV's Tyler Melko, Waverly's Dylan Perry and Tioga's Peter Simmons and Dakota Skinner.

The Second Team is made up of Wellsboro's Brandon Owlett, Canton's Trevor Route and Connor Route, Waverly's Peyton Miller and Alex Uhl, Tioga's Jake Howland, Athens' Zane Vargason, Notre Dame's Cameron Reid, CV's Brandon Whitesell, Mansfield's Brady Andrews and Jarrod Burd, NEB's Garrett Smith, Wyalusing's Holdan Hitchcock and Kyle Tinna and Towanda's Dylan Bates.

The Third Team is made up of Tioga's Adam Layman, Parker Hendershot and Jesse Manuel, Waverly's Colton Miller and Collin Traub, Notre Dame's Sam Bruner and Derek Marshall, Troy's Isaac Havens and Kyle Schucker, Wellsboro's Dylan Prough, NEB's Aaron Pifer and Nik Geiser, Towanda's Noah Huff and Nick Place and Sayre's Cuyler Kochin.

The All-Rookie Team consists of Huff, Troy's Jed Wright, Mattocks and Havens, Notre Dame's Reid and Matt LaBadie, Williamson's Matt Learn, Mansfield's JP Shaw, Sayre's Matt Williams, NEB's Brian Horton and Smith, Waverly's Brendyn Stillman, Miller and Traub, Hitchcock from Wyalusing and Hendershot from Tioga.

The Gold Glove winners are Howland (catcher), Connor Route (first base), Trevor Route (second base), Perry (shortstop), May (third base), Forbes (pitcher), Mattocks (outfield), Vargason (outfield) and Manuel (outfield).

2014 The Daily and Sunday Review All-Region Baseball team

Player of the Year: Chase Pepper, Canton

Pitcher of the year: Tristan James, Towanda and Tyler Forbes, Athens

Silver Slugger (offensive player of the year): Dawson Prough, Wellsboro

Newcomer of the year: Brandon Mattocks, Troy

Defensive player of the year: Dylan Perry, Waverly

Coach of the year: Brendon Hitchcock and Athens

First team

Chase Pepper, Canton

Garrett Wesneski, Canton

Tristan James, Towanda

Sawyer Strope, Towanda

Dawson Prough, Wellsboro

Bryce Zaparzynski, Mansfield

Brandon Mattocks, Troy

Hunter Thomas, ND

Parker May, ND

Troy Stivason, Athens

Tyler Forbes, Athens

Tyler Melko, CV

Dylan Perry, Waverly

Peter Simmons, Tioga

Dakota Skinner, Tioga

Second team

Brandon Owlett, Wellsboro

Trevor Route, Canton

Peyton Miller, Waverly

Jake Howland, Tioga

Zane Vargason, Athens

Cameron Reid, Notre Dame

Alex Uhl, Waverly

Brandon Whitesell, CV

Brady Andrews, Mansfield

Jarrod Burd, Mansfield

Garrett Smith, NEB

Holdan Hitchcock, Wyalusing

Dylan Bates, Towanda

Connor Route, Canton

Kyle Tinna, Wyalusing

Third team

Adam Layman, Tioga

Parker Hendershot, Tioga

Jesse Manuel, Tioga

Colton Miller, Waverly

Collin Traub, Waverly

Sam Bruner, ND

Derek Marshall, ND

Isaac Havens, Troy

Kyle Schucker, Troy

Dylan Prough, Wellsboro

Aaron Pifer, NEB

Noah Huff, Towanda

Nick Place, Towanda

Nik Geiser, NEB

Cuyler Kochin, Sayre

Rookie Team

Noah Huff, Towanda

Jed Wright, Troy

Isaac Havens, Troy

Brandon Mattocks, Troy

Cameron Reid, ND

Matt LaBadie, ND

Matt Learn, Williamson

J.P. Shaw, Mansfield

Matt Williams, Sayre

Brian Horton, NEB

Garrett Smith, NEB

Brendyn Stillman, Towanda

Holdan Hitchcock, Wyalusing

Parker Hendershot, Tioga

Peyton Miller, Waverly

Collin Traub, Waverly

Gold Gloves

C: Jake Howland, Tioga

1B: Connor Route, Canton

2B: Trevor Route, Canton

SS: Dylan Perry, Waverly

3B: Parker May, ND

P: Tyler Forbes, Athens

OF: Brandon Mattocks, Troy

OF: Zane Vargason, Athens

OF: Jesse Manuel, Tioga