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Two Raiders make second team all-state legion honors
Aug 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor
A trio of Riverton Raiders received American Legion baseball postseason honors for the 2014 season.
Baylor Beers and Steven Reinig were selected second-team all-state after the state tournament.
Reinig was a catcher and pitcher for the Raiders.
Beers and Reinig split time on the catching duties.
The two also were selected to the all-district team.
Andrew Von Rein was named to the second team.
He was the shortstop for the Raiders and also saw time on the mound.
The highlight of the season for the Raiders was qualifying for the state tournament in Laramie.
It was the first time in five years, Riverton made the state tournament.
The qualifying clincher came in a 15-13 victory over Evanston at the district tournament in Rock Springs.
Riverton lost to Laramie twice, 15-6 and 9-6.
The 1-2 record put the Raiders as the No. 4 seed.
At the state tournament, Riverton fell to Cody 13-2 and to Rock Springs 14-4.
Cody dominated Powell 15-1 for the state championship.
American Legion first team and second team all-state honors
Cody -- John Beaudrie, Cap McClure, Shad Moir, Cameron Wright.
Douglas -- Marvin Malone, Stroyker Davies.
Green River -- Tanner Hanks, Isaiah Munoz.
Powell -- Josh Cragoe, Cory Heny.
Rock Springs -- Nick Blume.
Torrington -- Austin Murphy.
State tournament A MVP -- John Beaudrie, Cody.
Player of the Year -- Marvin Malone, Douglas.
Pitcher of the Year -- John Beaudrie, Cody.
Coach of the Year -- Bart Grenz, Cody.
Second Team all-state list from
Casper -- Justin Pertrossi, Casper.
Cheyenne -- Ethan Casey.
Evanston -- Ian Fisher, Evanston.
Powell -- Brendon Phister.
Rawlins -- Kody Palmer.
Riverton -- Baylor Beers, Steven Reinig.
Rock Springs -- Austin Mortensen.
Torrington -- Caden Coffeit, Ryan Kath, Wyatt Winget.
Wheatland -- Kyle Pollock, Wheatland.