Wyoming East went on a late-season tear, winning four elimination games to advance to the Class AA Region 3, Section 1 championship game.

They would lose that game to Oak Hill.

On Friday, four members of that team were named to the Class AA all-state squad. The teams are selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.

Catcher Eric Hoosier, who earlier in the week signed with WVU Tech, and junior infielder McQuade Canada were named to the second team.

Matt Caldwell was named to the special honorable mention team and Clay Lester the honorable mention squad.

Westside's Bradie Vance, who also signed to play baseball at WVU Tech, was named to the special honorable mention team.

Hoosier was one of the leading hitters in the area, his .473 average and his 14 doubles was the second-highest total.

He also scored 31 runs and drove in 27. He was 7 of 19 in the past season, including his only career home run in a victory over Independence.

Canada made a late-season switch to leadoff hitter and it paid dividends when he scored 16 runs in 11 games and he went 10 for 22 (.417) during an eight-game hit streak late in the regular season and in the postseason.

He ended the year hitting .307 with 38 runs and 23 RBI. He had eight doubles.

Caldwell was the Warriors staff ace with five wins, but was also one of the best hitters on the team, putting together a .452 average with 38 hits, including five doubles. He scored 20 runs and drove in 26.

Caldwell had a 21-game hit streak for the Warriors.

Lester, the Warriors clean-up hitter, averaged .388 with eight doubles, 26 RBIs and 25 runs scored.

Vance was the top utility player in the area, playing every position for the Renegades during his senior year.

Vance hit .354 for Westside with two home runs, nine doubles and 22 RBIs.

Vance recently participated in the North-South game.

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