Sam Houston’s Silas Ardoin becomes Louisiana’s first-ever HS gold glove winner
By Brady Renard
MOSS BLUFF, La. (KPLC) - The Sam Houston Broncos are coming off its best season since joining Class 5A as Big Sam held a national ranking throughout the season en route to reaching the state championship game and finishing with a 37-5 record.
Awards and accolades have followed with the latest coming in the form of a gold glove for catcher Silas Ardoin. The ABCA/Rawlings announced the award on Twitter Wednesday night.
Ardoin was a force behind the plate as he threw out 21 of 27 would be base stealers. He also picked off eight base runners this season. His pop time is 2.03-2.12 with a catcher velocity of 76 and an exit velocity of 82 according to Prep Baseball Report.
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