Hamilton third baseman Eric Roberts stops the ball and gets Lakota West’s A.J. Petersen out at first during their game in West Chester Township on April 2, 2017. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY E.L. HUBBARD

GMC baseball: One Thunderhawk, three Comets garner top honors

Mason dominated the 2018 Greater Miami Conference prep baseball awards in recent voting.

Senior Will Pfennig is the Pitcher of the Year, junior outfielder J.P. Sponseller is Co-Athlete of the Year and Curt Bly is Coach of the Year for the Comets, who won the GMC with a 16-2 record and advanced to the Division I state tournament.

Sharing the Athlete of the Year award with Sponseller is Lakota East senior catcher Dan Sewak.

Here is the full list of GMC honorees:

First Team

Colerain — Luke Murray

Fairfield — Noah Bauman, Nolan McWhorter

Hamilton — Zach Bell, Payton Pennington, Kurtis Reid, Eric Roberts

Lakota East — Nathan Haberthier, Mitchell Reardon, Dan Sewak

Lakota West — Keegan Fish, A.J. Petersen

Mason — Evan Haas, Nick Northcut, Will Pfennig, Joe Powell, Rollie Sheriff, J.P. Sponseller

Oak Hills — Nick Deifel, Tyler Murphy, Drew Wetterich

Second Team

Colerain — Alex Martini

Fairfield — Tyler Caudill

Hamilton — Gunner Kellum, Alex Mills

Lakota East — Garrison Hamilton, Will Koger, Aidan Talarek, Mitchell Vincent

Lakota West — Alex Jarboe, Bryce Johnson, Max Kiker

Mason — Cole Harting, Mason Holloway, Harrison Johnson

Middletown — Adonis Herrera, Gene Underhill

Princeton — Bryce Burton, Dion Tubbs

Sycamore — Will LaRoche, Wyatt Westendorf