Brown, Palmer named to first team

Moe named second team pitcher

by: Photo by Joe McHaney/The Pioneer - Madras junior Jordan Brown was recently named a Tri-Valley Conference first-team catcher.

The Tri-Valley Conference recently announced its baseball all-star teams and several Madras High School players were honored.
   Madras juniors Jordan Brown and Kyle Palmer were both named to the TVC first team.
   Brown, earned first-team catcher honors, while Palmer was named the TVC first-team first baseman.
   The two juniors helped Madras finish tied for third place in the Tri-Valley Conference and earn a Class 4A state play-in game where the White Buffalos lost at Astoria.
   Brown led Madras with a .451 batting average in TVC play with a minimum of five games played. The right-hander hit one of the team's two home runs on the season, had two doubles, had three triples and swiped six bases.
   Palmer batted .416 and drove in a team-high 16 RBIs in TVC play.
   Madras senior hurler Austin Moe earned second-team pitching honors.
   Moe had a 5-3 record and posted a 2.71 earned run average.
   Madras sophomore Bob Fine earned second-team infield honors. He batted .333 in 45 plate appearances in TVC play.
   Junior infielder Kendall Main garnished honorable mention recognition. He batted .374, ripped four doubles and drove in 12 runs.
   La Salle senior Parker Portash earned TVC Player of The Year honors, while his head coach Chris George was named the Coach of The Year.
   Madras finished the season 9-16 overall.