Tuesday, May 7, 2013
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla High School conducted its baseball awards Monday night, with senior Zane Henderson taking home the lion’s share of the hardware.
Henderson, a first baseman, was voted the offensive player of the year with a batting average of .351 and he was also voted the team captain for 2013. He was also named the baseball Honor Scholar Senior Athlete for 2013.
Junior Adam Mathews was named pitcher of the year after leading the Blue Devils with four wins during the regular season, and senior outfielder Daniel Camacho was named the defensive player of the year.
As a team, the Blue Devils received the WIAA Distinguished Team award for at team GPA of 3.172.
“All of these student-athletes represent Walla Walla, Wa-Hi, Blue Devil baseball and themselves very, very well,” Wa-Hi coach Keith Gradwohl said in a press release.
The Blue Devils finished the regular season in second place in the Mid-Columbia Conference and defeated Pasco Saturday for a trip to regionals.
Wa-Hi takes on the No. 2 seed from the Greater Spokane League, likely Mount Spokane, in the loser-out first round of regionals at 10 a.m. this Saturday in Richland.