Eye on POY: Delaware Baseball

May, 20, 2012
5/20/12
10:29
PM ET
The window on the Gatorade State Baseball Player of the Year race is closing, and the search for elite student-athletes is in full swing. The award recognizes not only athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. Here are two top candidates who meet the basic award criteria as determined by our ESPNHS team that administers the program’s selection process.

Mike Annone
Senior shortstop, Concord (Wilmington)

2012 Team record: 17-1
2012 Team standing: Will begin state tournament on May 22

2012 Batting average: .500
2012 RBI: 15
2012 Runs: 18
2012 OPS: 1.561

Academics: B average
Collegiate destination: Undecided

How he’s played himself into the State POY conversation: 2011 Second Team All-Conference

Mitchell Moore
Senior third baseman, Dover (DE)

2012 Team record: 12-6
2012 Team standing: Will begin state tournament on May 22

2012 Batting average: .510
2012 RBI: 16
2012 Runs: 16
2012 OPS: 1.351

Academics: A average
Collegiate destination: Delaware State

How he’s played himself into the State POY conversation: 2011 First Team All-State selection;

Make no mistake, the Gatorade State Baseball Player of the Year race isn’t over yet. Time remains for one standout student-athlete among thousands to rise to the top of our list. Here are some more of many who’ve been in the conversation throughout the 2011-12 campaign.

Kyle Menacha: Senior RHP/INF, Concord (Concord)
Jake Fraley: Junior outfielder/1B, Red Lion (Bear)
Jamie Jarmon: Senior outfielder, Indian River (Dagsboro, DE)

Think we're missing a deserving Gatorade State Player of the Year candidate in your state? Let us know via e-mail at ESPNHS_GPOY@ESPN.com.

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?