Stearns & Morini Named To Baseball All-Region 21 Team

Stearns & Morini Named To Baseball All-Region 21 Team

BROCKTON, Mass. ---- Massasoit sophomores Jake Stearns and Tyler Morini, both from Plymouth, were named to the Baseball All-Region 21 Team, recently announced by the league office.

Stearns produced a sensational sophomore season, posting a 6-2 record with a 2.14 ERA. The southpaw totaled a league-best 73 strikeouts to just 15 walks in 63 innings for the Warriors. Stearns made nine appearances, all starts, and fired six complete games. He also struck out at least 10 batters four times and fired a perfect game with a career-high 13 strikeouts against MassBay CC on April 9.

Morini made great strides during his second season with the Warriors, topping the team in batting average (.407), on-base percentage (.476) and hits (44) as the team's designated hitter. He was also second in RBI (21) and slugging percentage (.472). The sophomore posted at least one hit in 25 of 35 games played, including 12 multi-hit performances. His best game was a perfect 4-for-4 day at the plate, with a double, one RBI and two runs scored in a win at Holyoke CC.

A total of 12 players were selected to the NJCAA Division III Baseball All-Region 21 Team:

All-Region 21 Baseball Team
Jake Stearns, LHP, Massasoit
Tyler Morini, DH, Massasoit
John Hannon, C, Quinsigamond
Alec Prefontaine, OF, Quinsigamond
John Kewley, 2B, Quinsigamond
Charles Ramsland, RHP, Quinsigamond
Colby Maiola, OF, Northern Essex
Traverse Briana, 1B, Northern Essex
Evan Glew, LHP, Northern Essex
Nick Bruno, 3B, Northern Essex
Jordan Roper, SS, Northern Essex
John Sirois, OF, Northern Essex