PBC Dominates NCBWA Baseball All-Region Awards

PBC Dominates NCBWA Baseball All-Region Awards

PEMBROKE, N.C. – The Peach Belt Conference swept the three major awards, while 21 of the league’s student-athletes earned a spot on any of the three all-region squads, with the release of the 2013 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-Southeast Region teams on Friday.

Columbus State’s Cameron Scott earned the organization’s region pitcher of the year laurels, while UNC Pembroke’s Ethan Carter took home region pitcher of the year laurels. USC Aiken skipper Kenny Thomas was named the NCBWA Southeast Region Coach of the Year as well.

Eight PBC players garnered first team status, six more landed on the second team and seven were a part of the third team. All told, league players accounted for nearly half of the 46 total selections. Eighteen different schools were represented on the all-region teams, including eight PBC institutions. USC Aiken led all schools with seven selections.


First Team
SP: Ethan Carter, UNC Pembroke
SP: Alex Regan, Mount Olive
SP: Nick Lomascolo, Catawba
SP: Dylan Wolchick, Lander
RP: Taylor Grover, USC Aiken

C: Geno Escalante, Mount Olive
1B: Chris Dula, Catawba
2B: Allen Staton, North Greenville
3B: Jordan Edgerton, UNC Pembroke
SS: Mike Mercurio, Mount Olive
OF: Zach Bricknell, Young Harris
OF: Ryan Lewis, Columbus State
OF: Patrick Grady, Lander

DH: Bradon Reitano, Mount Olive
UTL: Cameron Scott, Columbus State

Second Team
SP: Derek Beasley, USC Aiken
SP: Olen Little, Wingate
SP: Ethan Bader, Armstrong
SP: Jonathan Rosenberger, Newberry
RP: Zach Loraine, Coker
C: Jeff May, Lander
1B: Fico Kondla, Coker
2B: Ryan Metzler, USC Aiken
3B: Ryan Crammer, Newberry
SS: Daniel Bick, Georgia College
OF: Jon Gray, Pfeiffer
OF: Keaton Hawks, Catawba
OF: Chase Corn, Erskine
DH: Bill Gertenslager, USC Aiken
UTL: Drew Willingham, Erskine

Third Team
SP: Dale Innes, UNC Pembroke
SP: Nate Cudney, Belmont Abbey
SP: T.J. Rinoski, Wingate
SP: Taylor Rakes, Tusculum
SP: Ryan Milewski, USC Aiken
RP: John Austin-Shepard, Tusculum
C: Clayton Miller, Armstrong
1B: Albert Baur, Newberry
2B: K.J. McAllister, Limestone
3B: Jermaine Berry, Mount Olive
SS: Ian Vazquez, Belmont Abbey
OF: Bryce Baur, USC Aiken
OF: J.D. Pullen, Columbus State

OF: Adam Taylor, North Greenville
DH: Vinny Rodriguez, Montevallo
UTL: Josh Miller, USC Aiken

NCBWA Southeast Region Player of the Year: Cameron Scott, Columbus State

NCBWA Southeast Region Pitcher of the Year: Ethan Carter, UNC Pembroke

NCBWA Southeast Region Coach of the Year: Kenny Thomas, USC Aiken