Four Hornets selected for All-South baseball team

Several Nashville Hornets continued to be recognized for their efforts this season as a quartet of players were named to the All-South team.

The Southern Illinois Coaches Association picked senior outfielder and pitcher Gavin Baldwin, senior infielder Cole Malawy, senior pitcher and utility player Boomer Harris and junior infielder and pitcher Ian Blazier.

Baldwin batted an average .469 during 129 plate appearances and 98 at-bats according to MaxPreps. He led the Hornets in total 46 hits, including 13 doubles, two triples and 11 home runs. He was also the team leader in doubles and home runs as well as runs batted in with 51 total.

Malawy connected on average .341 this season. He had 31 hits with 7 doubles and 1 home run. He also brought in 30 RBIs.

Harris batted .333 with 31 total hits as well, including 5 doubles and 6 home runs. He had 29 RBIs.

Blazier finished with a .333 batting average that included 33 hits. His swings accounted for 3 doubles and 3 home runs, and he was the team leader in triples this season with 6.

As a pitcher, Harris went 7-2 with an .162 ERA.

The Hornets finished 23-10 this season and won their sixth consecutive regional title.

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