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Shiner places eight players
on Class 1A all-tourney team

Wednesday, June 16, 2004 Article   |   Shiner Comanche Baseball   |   Return to Shiner Home Page

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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

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