All-Big 8 Honors

All-Big 8 Honors

All-Big 8 Conference:

MJC's Sean Gingerich, infielder (Oakdale HS) was voted 1st-Team All-Conference and also Freshman Hitter of the Year.  Tanner Shears, pitcher (Enochs HS) was voted 1st Team All-Conference relief pitcher.  Blane Abeyta, pitcher (Ceres HS) was voted 1st Team All-Conference starting pitcher.  

  • Gingerich lead the Pirates in hitting with a .370 batting average.  He also led all MJC hitters with 60 hits, 11 doubles, 36 RBI's and 10 stolen bases. 
  • Shears led the Pirates with 6 saves, a 1.17 ERA and a strikeout per 9-innings of 14.67.  He also had a 3-1 record while finishing second on the team in strikeouts with 50, as a reliever.  Shears has committed to Sacramento State University next season. 
  • Abeyta led all MJC pitchers with 5 wins, 57.1 innings pitched and 58 strikeouts.  Abeyta has committed to the University of Nevada, Reno.