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.
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.
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
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
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