By News Journal Staff
By the numbers: Witt helped lead the Bulldogs to the Class 4A State Tournament in Austin. The senior third baseman finished his year with a .477 average, 3 home runs, 10 doubles, 4 triples, 46 RBI, 50 runs scored and 15 of 17 bases stolen. The Weatherford commit was also 8-2 on the bump with a 1.83 ERA. Witt struck out 40 with just 16 walks in 53.1 innings of work.
When do you first start playing baseball and what was the name of your team: First started playing when I could walk. My first game was when I was four. The name of my team was the Athletics.
Describe your routine on game day: Get in a couple games of ping pong. Once I'm in the locker room I'll get stretched out on the roller, then get my wrists wrapped Brandon Meyers.
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By Stephen Garcia
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
OWEN WOODWARD, LF/P, JR., BRECKENRIDGE*
In his first season at the helm, Kevin Brantley II had what he called a "coach's dream."
It's easy to see why.
The Breckenridge coach had seven All-Big Country baseball selections, led by Player of the Year Owen Woodward.
"It's always fun when you have a player like Owen," Brantley said. "His work ethic really rewarded him on the field. Not just him, I had multiple players that were right there with him...It's kind of like a coach's dream, where you can just kind of sit back and let them take over the game."
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