Johnnie Krawietz of Canton, JD Thompson of Rusk and Eugene Lafitte of Kilgore earned superlative awards on the 2019 All-East Texas Baseball Team.

Krawietz was a standout senior for the Canton Eagles and was voted Player of the Year.

Krawietz, now at Abilene Christian University, was 12-0 on the mound with a 0.00 ERA. He allowed two unearned runs in 67.2 innings.

Also, Krawietz had a state-record stretch of 58 scoreless innings. He struck out 125 batters.

He could hit as well. At the plate, Krawietz hit .439 with three home runs and 51 RBIs.

Thompson was voted Newcomer of the Year. The left-hander established himself as one of the top pitchers in the Class of 2022.

Thompson was 8-3 with a 0.53 ERA with 98 strikeouts and just nine walks in 66 innings pitched as the District 19-4A Co-Pitcher of the Year.

Lafitte was voted Coach of the Year. He led Kilgore to the state baseball tournament for the first time since 1972.

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2019 All-EAST TEXAS BASEBALL

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Johnnie Krawietz, Canton, senior — The Abilene Christian University signee went 12-0 with a 0.00 ERA. He allowed two unearned runs in 67.2 innings. Krawietz had a state-record stretch of 58 scoreless innings. He struck out 125 batters. At the plate, Krawietz hit .439 with three home runs and 51 RBIs.

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: JD Thompson, Rusk, freshman — The left-hander established himself as one of the top pitchers in the Class of 2022. Thompson was 8-3 with a 0.53 ERA with 98 strikeouts and just nine walks in 66 innings pitched as the District 19-4A Co-Pitcher of the Year.

COACH OF THE YEAR: Eugene Lafitte, Kilgore — Led Kilgore to the state baseball tournament for the first time since 1972.

FIRST TEAM

Pitcher: Garrett Gearner, Winnsboro

Pitcher: Chase Hampton, Kilgore

Pitcher: Colton Bowman, Bullard

Catcher: Easton Blackstone, Harmony

Infield: Skyler Trevino, Whitehouse

Infield: Angel Rodriguez, Tyler Lee

Infield: Drew McNeel, Harmony

Infield: Gus Witt, Kilgore

Outfield: Blayne Clower, Canton

Outfield: Chase Richardson, Van

Outfield: Seth Moss, Brook Hill

Utility: Philip LaPrade, Grand Saline

Utility: Connor Carson, Brook Hill

SECOND TEAM

Pitcher: Simon Miller, Canton

Pitcher: Jacob Philpot, Lindale

Pitcher: Blake Hubbard, Grace Community

Catcher: Khalan Clayton, Kilgore

Infield: Michael Dotson, Grace Community

Infield: Johnny Ceccoli, All Saints

Infield: Cole Gaddis, Malakoff

Infield: Trevor Doke, Tyler Lee

Outfield: Luke Sheppard, Rains

Outfield: Chase Rozell, Lindale

Outfield: Tyler Hittle, Tyler Lee

Utility: Kelton Jay, Brownsboro

Utility: Robert Hodges, Gladewater

HONORABLE

MENTION

All Saints: Jayden Terres

Brownsboro: Johnny Surlet, Gage Wehrmann, Carson Booth, Braydon Ballard

Brook Hill: Grayson Murry, Carson Richards

Bullard: CJ Gardner, Gage Wakefield, Bryce Jewell, Landry Lasseter, Ryley Sharp, Mason Kelley, Hagen Smith

Canton: McGwire Martin, Tyler Massey, Colbey Johnson, Nick Fenner

Carthage: Dylan Leach, Seth Smith, Jackson Blissett, Mason Bobo, Gunner Capps, Mackenson Bobo

Cayuga: Eli Lust, Garrett, Bright, Haden McBroom, Connor Daniel, Evan Pate, Caden Mullican, Jaden Henry, Kade Watson, Weston Beckman

Cumberland Academy: Jackson Gullatt, Jesus Bermudez

Cushing: Alex Aparico

Douglass: Wyatt Tucker, Chad Watson, Bryce Berthot

Edgewood: Jayden Morgan

Elkhart: Zerick Warren, Bryson Adair

Grand Saline: Judson Truett, Jase Melton, Bryce Smith

Hallsville: Tyler Lee, Jed Drewery, Blake Ware, Brayden Johnson, Easton Lloyd, Matthew York, Zach Daniel

Harmony: Gage Goddard

Hawkins: Zach Conde

Kilgore: Deuce Ervin, Jayce McFarland

LaPoynor: Dawson Fortner, Blaine Coats, Dawson Turner, Jett Riley, Kase Johnston

Lufkin: Davis Powell

Mabank: Chandler Carte

Malakoff: Cully McCoy, Brandon Nations, Nathan Jones, Riggin Smith

Marshall: Carson Carlile

Mineola: Dalton Rogers, Cole Castleberry

Nacogdoches: Drayton Brown

Nacogdoches Central Heights: Rowan Arant

Neches: Laith Elredy

New Summerfield: Alfredo Rojas

Palestine Westwood: Nathan Cheatham

Pollok Central: Cade Graves, Jacob Davis, Logun Hobbs, Dylan Cloonan

Rains: Jared Byrd

Rusk: Andrew Gates

Sabine: Landon McKinney

Spring Hill: Hunter Hollan, Caden Noah

Tyler Lee: Andrew Nick

Wells: Garrett Allen, Jakari Hadnot, Logan Tucker

Whitehouse: Zach Graham, Michael Raabe, Matt Bundy, Logan Whitfield, Brandon Quarles, Jack Clark

White Oak: Micah Gibson, Dylan Carrell, Jacob Young, Gavin Bzdil, Graham Young

Winnsboro: Gunner Morris

Woden: Luke Alvis, Reid Taylor, Khristian Goree

Union Grove: Noah Mayhan, Kooper Smith, Carson Daniels, Cannon Cowan, Carter Smith

Van: Hoss Brewer

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