The North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association has released their All-State baseball team for the 2019 season, and a pair of Lincoln County players made the squad.

West Lincoln junior pitcher Chris Moxley was named to the NCBCA All-State team after helping the Rebels reach the 2A Western Regional Finals.  Moxley had a record of 8-2 for the Rebels with one save.  His ERA was 1.75 in 72 innings pitched, with 90 strikeouts.  Moxley’s WHIP (walks/hits per innings pitched) was 1.139.

In addition, Moxley was a .370 hitter with 16 RBIs and 12 runs scored.  He had four doubles, two triples and two home runs.  Moxley was named the South Fork 2A’s Defensive Player of the Year.

East Lincoln freshman Garrett Michel was also named to the All-State team.  Michel, who was the South Fork 2A’s Offensive Player of the Year, hit .467 for the Mustangs with 19 RBIs and 25 runs scored.

The first-year varsity player drew 11 walks and struck out just nine times.  Michel stole six bases in nine attempts.  He finished the season with 17 doubles, a triple and a pair of homers.

The NCBCA’s 2A Player of the Year was Hunter Hall of Washington.  Hall, a senior for the Pam Pack, hit .431 with 29 RBIs and 18 runs scored.  Washington reached the 2A Eastern Regional Finals.

Jared Emory and Brent Walls of Cherryville were named to the NCBCA’s 1A All-State team.  Emory hit .446 for the Ironmen with 4 home runs, 18 RBIs and 38 runs scored.  

Walls was 5-3 on the mound for Cherryville with an ERA of 1.50.  He struck out 65 batters in 46-⅔ innings pitched.  At the plate, Walls hit .333 with a pair of homers.  He drove in 28 runs and scored 25 times.  

The NCBCA’s 2A and 1A All-State teams are listed below.

NCBCA 2A All-State Team

Hunter Hall - Washington (POY)

Chris Villaman - Ledford

Corbin Lanowitz - Walkertown

Trent Simmons - Bunn

Cole Bates - Currituck

Lincoln Ransom - Whiteville

Alden Cottle - Bertie

Chandler Williford - Midway

Darren Bowen - Red Springs

Dylan Pitts - North Johnston

Skylar Brooks - Wilkes Central

Garrett Michel - East Lincoln

Trey Whitley - Nash Central

Jake Stroud - Ledford

Matt Kemp - Randleman

Jordan Harris - East Rutherford

Dylan Aldridge - East Duplin

Drifton Padgett - Nash Central

Jacob Peaden - North Pitt

Merritt Beeker - North Davidson

Chris Moxley - West Lincoln

Chandler Padgett - Nash Central

Nick Neal - Randleman

Trey Cooper - Randleman


NCBCA 1A All-State Team

Drew Fletcher - Falls Lake (POY)

A.J. Wilson - East Surry

Rhett Lowder - North Stanly

Seth Keener - East Surry

Tanner Capps - Rosewood

Jacob Borden - Voyager

Logan Price - Rosewood

Brandon Beach - Riverside

Chase Eaton - East Carteret

Joe Delossantos - Granville Central

Hunter Sells - North Stanly

Logan Merritt - Rosewood

Jake Craddock - North Stokes

Jaheim Brown - Louisburg

Andy Duran - Queen’s Grant

Carson Lowder - North Stanly

Caleb Staley - Chatham Central

Jared Emory - Cherryville

Brent Walls - Cherryville

Cole Benton - West Columbus

Nick Kuebler - Queen’s Grant

Will Harris - Rosewood

Jagger Haynes - West Columbus

Chris Morris - Holmes


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