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June 22, 2012

All-Edmond Baseball 2012

EDMOND — All-Edmond Baseball 2012

Player of the Year

Ty Hensley

Santa Fe senior pitcher/third baseman

The 6-foot-5, 220-pound senior right-handed pitcher and third baseman posted a 10-0 record on the mound along with a 1.52 ERA and 111 strikeouts in 55 1/3 innings pitched this past season, leading the 30-9 Wolves to the Class 6A semifinals.

A 2011 Under Armour All-American Game participant and the No. 26 ranked prospect in the Class of 2012 as rated by ESPNHS, he also batted .447 with 10 home runs, 41 RBIs and 27 runs. Hensley is the 2012 Gatorade Oklahoma Baseball Player of the Year.

The New York Yankees drafted Hensley in the first round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft earlier this month, with the 30th overall pick. Hensley signed a letter of intent to play at the University of Mississippi in the fall, but is currently in negotiations with the Yankees.

First Team

David Parrett

Memorial senior catcher

.411, 30 RBI, 18 doubles, one triple, one home run, three stolen bases

Cole Wasemiller

North senior first baseman

.420, 50 hits, eight doubles, eight strikeouts in 146 plate appearances, hit .452 with runners in scoring position

Zach Loomis

Santa Fe senior second baseman

.349, 12 RBI, 22 hits, one home run, one triple, four doubles, 23 runs,

Blake Robberson

Santa Fe senior third baseman

.277, 13 hits, 4 doubles, 13 runs

Joe Robinson

North senior shortstop

.413, 42 RBI, 52 hits, 40 runs, 72 walks against only six strikeouts in 152 plate appearances; only four errors at shortstop

Chase Stephens

Deer Creek senior outfielder

.416, 42 RBI, six home runs

Chapin Ruark

Oklahoma Christian School senior shortstop/outfielder

.430, 27 RBI, 40 hits, six home runs, nine doubles, two triples, 17 stolen bases; signed with Oklahoma Christian University

Chase Gibson

North senior outfielder

.410, 16 doubles, one home run; three-year starter; scored two runs in the Huskies’ state championship win

Daniel Costello

Santa Fe junior outfielder

.365, 26 RBI, 35 hits, 13 doubles, two triples, 27 runs

Parker Rigler

Memorial junior pitcher

6-2, 1.99 ERA, 59 strikeouts, 25 walks

Kyle Stephens

North junior pitcher

6-4, 2.90 ERA, 62 strikeouts; beat Owasso in the opening round of the state tournament

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