Area players earn spots on Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State team

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A total of 20 players from the Coastal Bend earned spots on the 2022 Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State teams, which were announced on Thursday.

Sinton's Rylan Galvan earned a spot as a catcher on the association's "Elite" Class 4A All-State team as four other area 4A players earned spots on the first team. Calallen senior Justin Lamkin along with Sinton's Blake Mitchell were named as first team pitchers, and Calallen's Roberto Perez as a first baseman and Rockport-Fulton's Jordan Gibson as a second baseman.

Moody infielder Derek Hernandez was a first team selection on the Class 5A team along with Gregory-Portland senior and Texas Tech senior Easton Dowell. In Class 3A, London pitcher Kade Budd and Odem's Marcus Martinez received first team nods. Refugio's Jordan Kelley was a first team selection in Class 2A.

THSBCA All-State Coastal Bend Selections

Class 5A

First team — Derek Hernandez, sr., Moody; Easton Dowell, sr., Gregory-Portland

Second team — Keevyn Goss, jr., Ray; Lucas Tinajero, fr., Ray; Jack Bell, jr., Ray

Class 4A

Elite — Rylan Galvan, sr., Sinton

First team — Justin Lamkin, sr., Calallen; Blake Mitchell, jr., Sinton; Roberto Perez, sr., Calallen; Jordan Gibson, so., Rockport-Fulton

Second team — Brayden Sprencel, sr., Calallen; Ean Mcpherson, sr., Rockport-Fulton

Third team — Trent Upham, sr., Rockport-Fulton

Class 3A

First team — Kade Budd, sr., London; Marcus Martinez, sr., Odem

Second team — Jayden Martinez, sr., London; Brian Buchanan, jr., Bishop; Kyle Castaneda, sr., Odem

Third team — Patrick Nunez, sr., Falfurrias

Class 2A

First team — Jordan Kelley, sr., Refugio

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Len Hayward is a USA Today Sports Network Region sports director and the Caller-Times sports editor. Support more coverage like this by checking out our subscription options and special offers at

This article originally appeared on Corpus Christi Caller Times: Coastal Bend well represented on THSBCA All-State team