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June 9, 2014

Cap Eight all-conference baseball awards

Sanderson’s Connor Baldy and Daniel Dulaney helped lead the Spartans to the Cap Eight title this season.

Sanderson’s Connor Baldy and Daniel Dulaney helped lead the Spartans to the Cap Eight title this season.

Baldy, a Pfeiffer recruit, hit .465 to earn Conference Player of the Year honors. Dulaney, a UNC-Greensboro recruit, was named Pitcher of the Year after going 8-1 from the mound with a 0.72 ERA.

Leesville Road’s Ryan Sande was named Newcomer of the Year.

Sanderson’s late-season surge helped the Spartans surpass Millbrook for the conference championship, but Millbrook made a deep playoff run to a three-game regional finals series.

The teams’ coaches, Sanderson’s Todd Laughlin and Millbrook’s Austin James, shared Cap Eight Coach of the Year honors.

All-conference team

Sanderson: Connor Baldy, Ryan Jeffers, Daniel Dulaney, Cory Wood, Matt Koehler, Vance Lassiter, Ray Roby

Millbrook: Brian Miller, Spencer Williams, Chris Scott, Alex Royalty, Marcello Betances, Gunner Deal

Leesville Road: Will Stephens, Derrick Dabney, Dillon Cooper, Ryan Sande, Jakob Arnold

Heritage: Blake Cleverley, Brad Mize, Justin Kunz, Graham Upton

Broughton: Thomas Walden, Rob Case, Ben Sawyer

Wakefield: Jake Butler, Jordan Ramos, Kyle Grewe

Wake Forest: Cam Johnson

Enloe: Austin King

Honorable mention

Sanderson: Walker Lozaw, Daniel Liebman

Millbrook: Alex Richards, Ali Fathullahzadeh, Connor McKenney

Leesville Road: Andrew Papp, Jack Conley, Sam Duncan

Heritage: Cullen Cicotte, Blake Walters, Caleb Coyle, Dylan Reget

Broughton: Dom Ford, John Woods, Ben Eller

Wakefield: Grant Fox

Wake Forest: Logan Barbour, Carter Brogden

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