Vermilion Catholic Head Baseball Coach Danny McMurtry is the coach of the year. McMurtry was the natural choice, as he coached his team a 10-0 district record.
The Eagles’ second baseman, Blair Landry, earned MVP honors. Landry clobbered opposing pitchers in 2011, hitting at a .647 clip in district play. Landry knocked in 10 runs and stole 11 bases to earn the recognition.
VC pitcher Mark Laporte also earned a spot on the first team. Laporte had a 3.41ERA in district games this season, the second lowest average on the first team.
Laporte’s battery mate, Aaron David, also made the first team thanks to his .308 average. Laporte successfully gunned down seven district foes as they attempted to steal bases.
The Eagles also had two players make the first team in a utility role. Etienne Trahan earned his slot by hitting .484 with nine RBIs and 5 stolen bases. Ryan Domingue did double duty, batting .552 at the plate and going 4-0 with one save on the mound for VC.
Delcambre pitcher Ryne Esponge earned first-team recognition with his 4.59 ERA. Esponge’s friend and teammate, Christian Umphries, made the first team thanks to a .375 in-district batting average.
Gueydan Bear Aaron Saporito earned second-team, all-district honors, as did his teammate, shortstop Trevor Derouen.
VC pitcher Ryan David was the only local pitcher on the second team. He joins Eagles outfielders Derek Broussard and Stephan Guidry.
Delcambre second baseman Colby Dugan made the second team in his third baseman’s role. Dugans fellow Panther Robert Primeaux also made it as an outfielder. Delcambre’s Seth Verret earned his second-team slot as a utility player.
The Panthers’ Taylor Viator, Brett Chauvin, Dylan Bourque, and Alex Barras received honorable mentions.
Gueydan’s Kade Thevis earned an honorable mention, also.
From Vermilion Catholic, Brock Dronet also got an honorable mention.