Four honored as all-state players
A quartet of local baseball players were honored Saturday, named to one of the all-state baseball teams.
Selections were announced by the Washington State Baseball Coaches Association and included separate rosters for Class 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A schools.
Named to the Class 3A all-state second team were a pair of Bonney Lake Panthers – outfielder/pitcher Taylor Graham and infielder Grant Townsend. Also on the 3A second team was Sumner High infielder Collin Wolf.
Selected for the Class 2A all-state second team was White River High outfielder Dustin France.
Wolf is a junior; the rest recently completed their senior seasons and graduated this month.
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