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Spring season awards for athletes
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There were plenty of awards to go around for the varsity baseball team at Escalon this season, with the Cougars finishing in second place and advancing to the playoffs. Taking home honors for their efforts were, from left, Nico Franzia, Scholar-Athlete, All-TVL; Lorenzo Teixeira, Most Improved All-TVL; Jeremiah Reis, Best Teammate; Josh Fiori, Defensive Player of the Year, All-TVL; Logan Huebner, Offensive Player of the Year, All-TVL; Jackson Runnels, Scholar-Athlete, All-TVL; Greg Adams, Pitcher of the Year, All-TVL, TVL Pitcher of the Year; Jamin Miller, MVP, All-TVL. Huebner had a .500 batting average for the season while Adams logged a 1.09 ERA with a 5-0 record in league, one no decision and one save. Marg Jackson/The Times

The 2024 spring sports season at Escalon High School wound down with the awards night program. Among the honors handed out were those for team recognition as well as All-League selections. Here is information from the diamond - including the varsity and JV baseball teams, varsity and JV softball squads. The spring season also includes track and field, tennis, and boys golf.

Taking a moment to pose for a photo at the spring sports awards night were Escalon JV baseball players Andrew Armosino, left, and Cole Fox. Armosino received the Coaches Award for his efforts on behalf of the team this season and Fox earned Mr. Baseball recognition. Marg Jackson/The Times
Recognized at the spring sports awards night for Escalon High School were varsity softball players, from left, Arianna Velasco, All-TVL Honorable Mention; Violette Kent, Defensive Player of the Year, All-TVL; Madison Babasa, Offensive Player of the Year, MVP, All-TVL, TVL Offensive Player of the Year. All three also received their ‘3’ star patch, indicating participation in three varsity sports during the school year. Velasco played volleyball, basketball and softball; Kent played flag football, wrestled and played softball; Babasa suited up for volleyball, basketball and softball. Marg Jackson/The Times
Receiving top honors for the JV softball team this season at Escalon during the spring sports awards night were, from left, Chloe Green, Most Valuable Offensive Player; Tatem Esteves, Cougar Award; Aniston Hunt, Most Valuable Defensive Player. Marg Jackson/The Times