Shiner not only completed the 2004 season by winning its fourth state baseball championship, it also dominated the Class 1A state tournament team.
The Comanches occupied eight of the 10 spots on the all-tournament team selected by the media covering the event.
Shiner captured an 8-7 win over Maud in the semifinal game on Thursday at Disch-Falk Field in Austin, and claimed a 13-3 win over Follett in the final on Friday at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.
Shiner's all-tournament selections were junior pitcher Scott Shimek, senior catcher Brady Strauss, senior first baseman Garet Pustka, junior second baseman Jared Boedeker, sophomore third baseman Russell Boothe, junior outfielders Chris Baer and Chase O'Connor and sophomore designated hitter Ryan Kloesel.
The other selections were Follett senior Cody Freeman at shortstop and junior Skylar Gensman in the outfield.
Baer was also selected the MVP of the championship game.
___________________________________________ 2004 UIL State Baseball All-Tournament Team (as selected by the media) Conference 1A Pitcher Scott Shimek Jr. Shiner Catcher Brady Strauss Sr. Shiner 1st Base Garet Pustka Sr. Shiner 2nd Base Jared Boedeker Jr. Shiner 3rd Base Russell Boothe So. Shiner SS Cody Freeman Sr. Follett OF * Chris Baer Jr. Shiner OF Chase O'Connor Jr. Shiner OF Skylar Gensman Jr. Follett DH Ryan Kloesel So. Shiner * Denotes Championship Game MVP http://www.texashighschoolbaseballonline.com/2002Archive/news.cfm?id=157 ___________________________________________