|Six AppleSox Earn All-WCL First-Team|
Eleven members of the 2011 Wenatchee AppleSox have earned All-West Coast League honors. West Coast League president Ken Wilson announced the 2011 All-WCL teams as voted on by member head coaches.
The AppleSox placed six players on the 15-member first-team, more than any other team in the West Coast League. Two AppleSox players made the All-WCL Second-Team, while three earned honorable mention.
Outfielders Payden Cawley Lamb (Gonzaga) and Breland Almadova (Hawaii), first baseman Brock Gates (Pacific Lutheran), third baseman Adam Nelubowich (Washington State), pitchers Owen Jones (Portland) and Alex Phillips (Kentucky) were all named to All-WCL First-Team for the AppleSox.
Outfielder Ryan Barnes (Oregon State) and catcher Aaron DeGuire (Lewis-Clark State) both earned All-WCL Second-Team honors while infielder Pat Valaika (UCLA), pitcher Phil Ferragamo (UC Irvine), and pitcher Keeler Brynteson (Portland) were named All-WCL honorable mention.
2011 All-WCL First Team
Payden Cawley-Lamb (Gonzaga, Soph.-to-be), Wenatchee AppleSox
Breland Almadova (Hawaii, Jr.-to-be), Wenatchee AppleSox
Kyle Garlick (Oregon, Soph.-to-be), Cowlitz Black Bears
Brock Gates (Pacific Lutheran, Sr.-to-be), Wenatchee AppleSox
Alex Stanford (Gonzaga, Sr.-to-be), Walla Walla Sweets
Trent Oleszczuk (Seattle, Sr.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
Adam Nelubowich (Washington State, Soph.-to-be), Wenatchee AppleSox
Corey Davis (Wright State, Sr.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
Michael Benjamin, Jr. (Arizona State, Soph.-to-be), Bend Elks
Adrian Sampson (Bellevue College, Soph.-to-be), Bellingham Bells
Alex Phillips (Kentucky, Sr.-to-be), Wenatchee AppleSox
Owen Jones (Portland, Sr.-to-be), Wenatchee AppleSox
Daniel Chavez (College of San Mateo, Soph.-to-be), Bend Elks
Jeff Gold (Oregon, Soph.-to-be), Cowlitz Black Bears
Mark Trentacasta (UC Irvine, Sr.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
2011 All-WCL Second Team
Ryan Barnes (Oregon State, Jr.-to-be), Wenatchee AppleSox
Andrew Mendenhall (Oregon, Jr.-to-be), Walla Walla Sweets
Rich Sanguinetti (Nebraska, Jr.-to-be), Klamath Falls Gems
David Armendariz (Cal Poly, Soph.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
Turner Gill (Portland, Soph.-to-be), Klamath Falls Gems
Corey Moore (Pacific Lutheran, Sr.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
Mitchell Walding (Signed with Philadelphia Phillies), Cowlitz Black Bears
Tyler Christian (San Jose State, Jr.-to-be), Bend Elks
Graham Seiko (Oklahoma State, Fr.-to-be), Klamath Falls Gems
Aaron DeGuire (Lewis-Clark State, Sr.-to-be), Wenatchee AppleSox
Braxton Miller (Lewis-Clark State, Sr.-to-be), Cowlitz Black Bears
Ryan Gorton (Oregon State, Sr.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
Dylan Stuart (UC Riverside, Soph.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
Chris Johnson (Portland, Jr.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
Max Beatty (Pacific Lutheran, Jr.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
Jace Fry (Oregon State, Fr.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
Tim Culligan (Nevada, Sr.-to-be), Walla Walla Sweets
Jeff Brigham (Washington, Soph.-to-be), Bend Elks
Ben Wetzler (Oregon State, Jr.-to-be), Corvallis Knights
2011 All-WCL Honorable Mention
Bellingham: Kai Hatch (Utah Valley), Eric Lane (Gonzaga), Jeff Gelalich (UCLA), Nick Palewicz (Washington).
Bend: Jeff Ostapeck (Villanova).
Corvallis: Sean Myrom (Concordia/OR), Jimmy Allen (Cal Poly).
Cowlitz: Spencer O’Neil (Oregon).
Kelowna: Greg Friesen (LSU Shreveport), Nick Colwell (North Dakota State), Bo Folkinga (Western Oregon), Cade Bowen (LSU Shreveport).
Kitsap: Chris Murphy (St. Marys), Claude Johnson (Arkansas State), Cole Norton (St. Marys).
Walla Walla: Elliot Stewart (Cal Poly), Ryan Richardson (Campbellsville), Brett Watson (Walla Walla C.C.).
Wenatchee: Pat Valaika (UCLA), Phil Ferragamo (UC Irvine), Keeler Brynteson (Portland).