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State-champion Comanches put four
on Class 1A all-state team

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Four members of Shiner's state championship team were named to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association's 2004 Class 1A all-state team released on Monday.

Eleven players from five Advocate area schools were chosen for the team, which was selected by members of the association.

Shiner, which captured its fourth state championship with a 13-3 win over Follett on Friday at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, had a player named at each of the Class 1A team's four positions.

Senior Garet Pustka was selected at pitcher, senior Brady Strauss was chosen at catcher, junior Scott Shimek was picked in the infield, and junior Chris Baer was selected in the outfield.

Pustka had a 13-2 record with a 2.00 ERA and struck out 140 in 87 2/3 innings. Strauss hit .371 with one home run, nine doubles and 24 RBIs. Shimek hit .391 with one home run and 25 RBIs. Baer hit .406 with 10 doubles and three triples, stole 16 bases and scored 42 runs.

Flatonia seniors A.J. Florus and Cullen Beck were named to the Class 1A team in the infield and outfield, respectively.

Florus hit .521 with seven home runs and 48 RBIs. He scored 35 runs and stole 10 bases. Beck hit .354 with one home run and 11 RBIs, and scored 32 runs.

Yoakum junior Riley Boening was named to the Class 3A team at pitcher. Boening had a 9-4 record with a 0.38 ERA. He struck out 191 in 92 innings and pitched two no-hitters in the playoffs.

East Bernard seniors Ryan Traweek and Forrest Sowell were chosen for the Class 2A team at pitcher and catcher, respectively.

Traweek had a 9-3 record with a 1.53 ERA. He had 98 strikeouts in 97 innings. Sowell hit .478 with five home runs, eight doubles and 42 RBIs.

Weimar seniors Kenn Kasparek and Kyle Mueller were named to the Class 2A team at pitcher and in the infield, respectively.

Kasparek had a 7-6 record with a 0.89 ERA. He struck out 146 in 71 innings. Mueller hit .538 with six doubles, six triples and 15 RBIs. He scored 42 runs and stole 31 bases.

Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association
2004 Class 1A All-State Team

Name               School          Yr.      Coach's Name

_______ PITCHERS _______

John Paul Adams    Poolville       Sr.       Ted Shulsen
Matt Clark         West Sabine     Sr.      Jim Campbell
Cody Freeman       Follett         Sr.         Rob Buffa
Arnold Gomez       D'Hanis         Sr.        Todd Craft
Shawn Hayes        Union Hill      So.      Dean Fitzner
David Hernandez    Ralls           So.  Billy Villarreal
Jordan  Johnson    Martinsville    Sr.    Austin Harkins
Corey Malone       West Sabine     Sr.      Jim Campbell
Garet Pustka       Shiner          Sr.   Daniel Boedeker
Ty Robertson       Archer City     So.       Art Maxwell
Jared Robertson    Follett         Sr.         Rob Buffa
Trent White        Maud            Jr.     Rusty Minyard
Michael Wilson     Covington       Sr.      Hank Laywell
Jed Womack         Baird           So.        Bryan Webb

_______ CATCHERS _______

J.R. Berry         Poolville       Jr.       Ted Shulsen
Chase Brint        Maud            Sr.     Rusty Minyard
C.J. Bruce         Knox City       Jr.    Mitch McLemore
Brandon Butler     McCamey         Sr.     Mike Martinez
Kyle Davis         Bosqueville     Sr.    Jason Cummings
Matt Stephenson    Covington       Jr.      Hank Laywell
Brady Strauss      Shiner          Sr.   Daniel Boedeker

_______ INFIELDERS _______

Jamie Adkinson     Maud            Sr.     Rusty Minyard
Ruben Aguilar      Bruni           Sr.   Russell Kowalik
Melition Borrego   D'Hanis         Sr.        Todd Craft
Richard Diaz       Plains          Sr.     Kevin Bartley
Jason Drymalla     Bremond         Fr.     Russell Grimm
Easton Falke       Thorndale       Sr.         Gary Jack
Andrew Florus      Flatonia        Sr.       Shawn Bruns
Wade Gilchrist     Thorndale       Jr.         Gary Jack
Brad Gressett      Iola            Sr.   Russell Smithey
Albert Martinez    McCamey         Sr.     Mike Martinez
Michael Medrano    Dawson          So.      Brian Gaylor
Scott Shimek       Shiner          Jr.   Daniel Boedeker
Kyle Shovan        Detroit         Sr.       Mike Barley
Josh Sims          Baird           Sr.        Bryan Webb
Joey Wiatrek       Falls City      Sr.      Chuck Balser
Ross Wolf          Windthorst      Jr.    Leonard Schenk
Nick Yates         Maud            Sr.     Rusty Minyard

_______ OUTFIELDERS _______

Chris Baer         Shiner          Jr.   Daniel Boedeker
Cullen Beck        Flatonia        Sr.       Shawn Bruns
Kent Brown         Iola            Sr.   Russell Smithey
Chris Clark        West Sabine     Jr.      Jim Campbell
Ryan Corley        Bremond         Sr.     Russell Grimm
Shayne Dunnam      Follett         Sr.         Rob Buffa
Kelly Ford         Collinsville    Jr.        Joe Koesel
Kevin Hoff         Windthorst      Jr.    Leonard Schenk
Philip Marbut      Maud            Sr.     Rusty Minyard
Cannon McWilliams  McCamey         Jr.     Mike Martinez
Matt Morales       Ralls           Sr.  Billy Villarreal

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