P.J. Moritz was one of the top arms in Kitsap this season, posting a 0.52 ERA. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

P.J. Moritz was one of the top arms in Kitsap this season, posting a 0.52 ERA. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap leads the area with six first-team all-league selections

The South Kitsap baseball team placed six players on the all-South Puget Sound League 4A team, the most of any team in Kitsap. as the Wolves finished in a tie for the league championship this season.

Their top two arms, P.J. Moritz and Tim Reidy, were selected, as were four positions players — Hunter McKlosky, Nathaniel Beers, Sam Canton and Stratton Fazio.

Moritz, a junior, led the team with a miniscule 0.52 ERA and struck out 42 batters in 40 innings. He also hit .333 at the plate with five doubles and 14 RBI. Reidy, also a junior, had a 1.97 ERA in 42.2 innings and struck out 36 hitters.

McKlosky led South Kitsap with a .451 average, driving in 24 runs. Beers hit .323 and clubbed three home runs and five doubles. Sam Canton, the team’s leadoff hitter and center fielder, hit .384 and Stratton Fazio batted .394 with eight doubles, two home runs and 19 RBI.

Jacob Duarte, Rylen Bayne and Jacob Olsen were all selected for the SPSL 4A second team.

In the Olympic League 2A, North Kitsap had four players chosen. Leading the way were seniors Jared Reister (.346 average, 22 runs, 12 stolen bases) and Isaac Richardson (7-1, 1.73 ERA, .338 average with 13 RBI) along with juniors Tucker Gowin and Chris Schuchart.

Olympic senior Dylan Heino hit .373 with three home runs and 21 RBI and he was also a first-team pick along with junior pitcher Logan O’Neil.

Bremerton’s Andy McMartin hit .381 with 11 RBI and struck out 63 batters in 43 innings with a 1.47 ERA. Kingston’s Tyler Bates was a first-team selection as well, he hit .320 for the Bucs.

Hector Infante (Bremerton), Braden Paulino (Olympic) and Josh Fisher and Colton Bower (North Kitsap) were second-team picks.

Greyson McCormick is a South Sound Conference 3A all-league pick for Central Kitsap after he went 4-3 with a 2.63 ERA and also saved two games this season. Austin McMinds (.370), Carson Wiler (.317, 21 RBI) and Kade Coombe were second-team selections.

In the Olympic League 1A, Tanyr Gagnon was chosen as MVP after he struck out 68 batters in 36.1 innings. Joining him were Logan Prater, Jacob Manavie and Nathen Mjor.

North Kitsap senior Isaac Richardson went 7-1 with a 1.73 ERA for the Vikings. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap senior Isaac Richardson went 7-1 with a 1.73 ERA for the Vikings. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Logan O’Neil was an all-league first-team pick this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Logan O’Neil was an all-league first-team pick this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton’s Andy McMartin was an all-around threat in 2019. He hit .381 and struck out 63 batters in 43 innings. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton’s Andy McMartin was an all-around threat in 2019. He hit .381 and struck out 63 batters in 43 innings. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Tanyr Gagnon struck out 68 hitters in 36.1 innings for Klahowya. He was named the Olympic League 1A MVP. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Tanyr Gagnon struck out 68 hitters in 36.1 innings for Klahowya. He was named the Olympic League 1A MVP. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Greyson McCormick went 4-3 for Central Kitsap with a 2.63 ERA and was made a first-team South Sound Conference pick. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Greyson McCormick went 4-3 for Central Kitsap with a 2.63 ERA and was made a first-team South Sound Conference pick. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Tyler Bates hit .320 for the Bucs this season and was selected for the Olympic League first team. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Tyler Bates hit .320 for the Bucs this season and was selected for the Olympic League first team. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

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