Rhoads, Brosius named to Class 6A all-state teams
McMinnville juniors Zach Rhoads and David Brosius were voted by OSAA Class 6A baseball coaches to receive Class 6A all-state honors, which were announced Wednesday by The Oregonian.
Rhoads, the Grizzlies’ center fielder, was named to the Class 6A first team. He batted .429 for the season, with an on-base percentage of .501 and a slugging percentage of .551.
Brosius garnered honorable mention as a pitcher, where he went 6-1 in nine appearances with a 1.42 earned-run average. Brosius struck out 50 batters and walked 26 on the season. At the plate, he batted .277 with 23 total hits for the Grizzlies.
Elliott Cary of Clackamas was named Player of the Year, and Tualatin pitcher Jacob Bennett received Pitcher of the Year acclaim. Brett Wolfe of North Medford, the 2014 Class 6A state champions, was named Coach of the Year.
McMinnville (21-8) finished second in the Class 6A Pacific Conference to Tualatin with a 12-5 conference record. The Grizzlies made the 6A quarterfinals before falling to the Timberwolves on May 30.