Two Weatherford College baseball players have earned All-Region V honors for the 2017 season. Pitcher Jake Lyons and infielder Andrew Keefer were recognized by the coaches of the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference and the Western Junior College Athletic Conference on the list released Sunday.
Lyons, a 6-foot-5, 271 pound right-hander from Irving Macarthur, set a team record for strikeouts in a game (18) and in a season (114). He was named National Pitcher of the Week twice.
Keefer earned NTJCAC Offensive Player of the Year honors, hitting .448 for the season. The Lucas Lovejoy grad finished 2017 with 73 hits, 22 doubles, three triples and six home runs.
The Coyotes finished 35-23 overall and were Region V Tournament finalists.
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2017 All-Region V Baseball Team
Tyler Ivey, Grayson College
Jon Nicholson, Midland College
▪ Jake Lyons, Weatherford College
John Rodriguez Jr., Cisco College
Bailey Horn, McLennan Community College
Kody Bullard, Western Texas College
Doug Facendo, Howard College
Josh Breaux, McLennan Community College
Andrew Morales, Odessa College
▪ Andrew Keefer, Weatherford College
Nolan Rattai, Midland College
Brendan Venter, McLennan Community College
Ryan Rijo, New Mexico Junior College
Mason Hibbeler, Odessa College
Eric Senior, Midland College
Chris Roller, McLennan Community College
Marco Rivera, Vernon College
Chase Whetsel, New Mexico Junior College
Kyler Castillo, Odessa College
Brett Esau, Frank Phillips College
Yan Tremblay, Clarendon College