PIL Announces Honors

This morning, the winners of the Pacific International League’s MVP, Top Pitcher and All-League selections were announced by PIL President Mike MacCulloch based upon voting by the league board of directors.

Landon Riker was named league MVP while his teammate on the Seattle Studs Anthony Brady was named the leagues Top Pitcher.

Riker had one of the most dominate offensive season in recent years, winning the PIL triple crown.  He led the league in hitting (.433), hits (74), home runs (11), RBI (53), runs (54) and total bases (119). Not to be outdone, Brady led the league in strike outs (60), ERA (1.17) and saves (5).  Was tied for the league lead in wins (4) and appearances (22).

Catcher: Frankie Tonina – Redmond Dudes (Stevens Institute of Technology):  Hit .284 (21-74) in 28 games with four extra base hits.

Infield: Chase Anderson – Seattle Studs (Pacific University):  Drove in 24 runs in only 27 games.  Finished the year with a .301 average and 4 home runs.

Infield: Cameron Boggard – Redmond Dudes (Northwest Nazarene): Drove in 19 runs while hitting .322 this past season.   Collected 28 hits and scored 16 runs.      

Infield: Max Nealon – Everett Merchants (Pacific University): Appeared in all 33 games for the Merchants hitting .397 (38-128).   Was fourth in the league in stolen bases (11).   

Infield: Adam Paganelli – Northwest Honkers (Green River): Was seventh in the league in hitting with a .326 (46-141) average, fifth in home runs (5), sixth in RBI (27) and third in stolen bases (13).  Had multiple hits in 13 games.

Outfield: Jordan Justice – Everett Merchants (Everett CC): Finished tied for second in the league in home runs (7) and stolen bases (15).  Was third in the league with 81 total bases and fourth in hitting (.354)

Outfield: Landon Riker – Seattle Studs (Vanguard University): He led the league in hitting (.433), hits (74), home runs (11), RBI (53), runs (54) and total bases (119).

Outfield:  Jaxsen Sweum (Whitworth University)– Everett Merchants:  Lead the league in extra base hits (25) and doubles (18) and finished second in the league in several offensive categories including average (.388), total bases (85) and hits (47).

Outfield: Jake Angelico – Highline Bears (Olympic College): Had a .329 (23-70) batting average which was good enough for seventh in the league.  Hit safely in 15 of the 20 games he played with five multi hit games.     

UTL:  Riley Quinton – Everett Merchants (Arizona Christian): Played in 21 games as a position player and 9 on the mound where he was 2-1.  Had 2 of the league’s three complete games.

Pitcher:  Anthony Brady – Seattle Studs (Northern Colorado University Grad):  Was 4-0 on the year.  Averaged 1.3 strike outs per nine innings.  Walked only 9 hitters in 46.0 innings of work. 

Pitcher: Colin Maier – Seattle Studs (Washington State Graduate): Had a 2-1 record and a 1.80 while making 10 appearances all out of the bullpen.  In 25.0 innings of work he has 28 strikeouts while only walking 9.   

Pitcher:  Jared Maxfield – Everett Merchants (Indiana Tech): Tied for second in the league in wins (3) and was fifth in the league in strikeouts (37) and ERA (3.18).  Led the league in starts (8).

Pitcher: Aiden McCann – Highline Bears (Linfield College): Posted a sparkling 2.21 ERA in nine games (three starts) and averaged a strike out per inning pitched. 

Pitcher: Joe Schwab – Redmond Dudes (University of Puget Sound):   Was a perfect 3-0 on the year, made 10 appearances including four starts.  Had a 3.02 ERA.  Was sixth in the league with 34 strikeouts). 

All-PIL Reserve Team:  Cole Cramer (Everett Merchants), Cade Kissel (Northwest Honkers), Aaron Lampinen (Highline Bears), Jeremy Vierra (Redmond Dudes), Thomas Wheeler (Seattle Studs), and Charlie Wright (Everett Merchants)