The Knappa Loggers landed six players on the recently announced Class 2A/1A all-state baseball team.

Included on the list was junior pitcher Eli Takalo, who shared state Player of the Year honors with Reedsport junior Dallas McGill.

Jeff Davis of North Douglas was named Coach of the Year.

The 2A/1A all-state squad included 74 players, with Monroe leading all schools with eight selections.

Joining Takalo on the all-state team were senior teammates Logan Bartlett and Tristin Wallace on the second team, junior catcher Ryson Patterson and senior infielder Ryker Coffey on the third team, and senior outfielder Shaun Lackey was named honorable mention.

In 2A/1A softball, Knappa senior infielder Laicee Hendrickson and junior pitcher Madelynn Weaver were both selected honorable mention.

Of the 77 players on the all-state squad, Emily Cuff of Kennedy and Madison McKrola of Grant Union were named as Players of the Year, and Nicki Derrick of North Douglas was selected as the Pitcher of the Year.

2A/1A all-state baseball

Players of the Year: Dallas McGill, Reedsport; Eli Takalo, Knappa

Coach of the Year: Jeff Davis, North Douglas

First team P: Dallas McGill, Jr., Reedsport P: Eli Takalo, Jr., Knappa P: Aaron Buechley, Sr., Umpqua Valley C. C: Griffin Lavigne, Sr., Reedsport C: Jacob Vaughn, Sr., Grant Union 1B: C.J. Gale, Jr., Umpqua Valley C. Inf: Jacob Luther, Sr., Umpqua Valley C. Inf: Dylan Irwin, So., Monroe

Inf: Sam Grosjacques, Jr., Kennedy Inf: Mitchell Richwine, Jr., Nestucca OF: Zach Holland, Sr., Glide OF: Nick Glover, Sr., Reedsport OF: Bruce Beyer, Jr., Kennedy OF: K.C. Pettibone, Jr., Umpqua Valley C. U: Zach Turner, So., Lost River DH: Josh Longfellow, Sr., Neah-Kah-Nie

Second team P: Brian Erickson, Sr., North Douglas P: Drake Borschowa, Jr., Riddle P: Carson Brayton, Jr., Monroe C: Koldan Freize, Sr., North Douglas C: Sam Gustaferro, So., Umpqua Valley C. 1B: Eric Teran, Sr., Monroe Inf: Logan Bartlett, Sr., Knappa Inf: Brandon Freitag, Jr., Bandon Inf: Tyler Thornton, Jr., Reedsport Inf: Tristan Morris, Jr., Grant Union OF: Tristin Wallace, Sr., Knappa

OF: Caleb Parks, Sr., North Douglas OF: Brady Traeger, So., Kennedy OF: Justin Herberger, Sr., St. Paul U: Josh Elinsky, Sr., Neah-Kah-Nie DH: Colton Sutton, Sr., Monroe

Third team P: Wyatt Lyon, Sr., Santiam P: Sylan Kleinschmidt, So., Kennedy P: Nic Macuk, Sr., Rogue River P: Jason Wilhite, Sr., Bandon C: Hayden Wisehart, Sr., Monroe C: Ryson Patterson, Jr., Knappa 1B: Jacob Chaney, Jr., Reedsport Inf: Jesse Sendlinger, Sr., Santiam Inf: Ryker Coffey, Sr., Knappa Inf: Kolby Mahoney, Sr., Umpqua Valley C. OF: Baler Mann, Sr., Lost River OF: Jace Brazeal, Sr., Lakeview OF: Alec Avery, Sr., Monroe OF: Tanner Sater, Sr., Weston-McEwen U: Austin Freize, Jr., North Douglas DH: Aiden McAuliffe, Jr., Lost River

Honorable mention P: Mason McAlpine, So., Toledo P: Austin Teran, So., Monroe P: Bryce Campbell, Jr., Regis P: Warner Robertson, Jr., Grant Union C: Ben Hurliman, Jr., Nestucca C: Glavin King, Sr., Regis 1B: Roen Langum, Sr., Grant Union 1B: Nathan Halgerson, So., Portland Christian 1B: Ethan Halgren, Jr., Western Christian Inf: Kyle Barnes, Sr., Reedsport Inf: Justin Krabel, So., Central Linn Inf: Wyatt Beckham, Jr., North Douglas Inf: Logan Weinke, Jr., Pilot Rock Inf: Tyler Voltin, So., Regis Inf: Darren Campbell, So., Western Christian Inf: Logan McCloskey, So., Grant Union Inf: Russel Peters, Sr., Dufur OF: Jacob Brooksby, Sr., Oakland OF: Shaun Lackey, Sr., Knappa OF: Isaac DeLeon, Jr., Jefferson U: Brody Ballard, Fr., Monroe U: Mason Morris, Fr., Grant Union DH: Donoven Hargraves, Sr., Riddle DH: Hadden Stark, Jr., Country Christian DH: Coby Smiith, Jr., Bandon

Gary Henley is a sports reporter for The Astorian. Contact him at 503-861-8493 or

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