Two gamers, both of those infielders, the two critical cogs in their respective teams’ playoff achievements, share MVP honors this calendar year on The Each day Iberian’s Best of the Teche Baseball Workforce for the 2021 year.
There are a number of other similarities between the two.
Equally are seniors, each were leaders on their respective groups, and equally, according to their coaches, were being huge motives that both groups experienced the successful seasons they had.
A closing similarity noticed the two dress in black and gold uniforms.
New Iberia Senior Large Faculty catcher Kanin Meyers (.294 typical, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 28 RBIs) and Loreauville Substantial College 3rd baseman/pitcher Jordy Broussard (.303 average, 4 doubles, 2 homers, 27 RBIs 6-, 1.30 Period) have been about as instrumental to every team’s achievements as probable.
“I just can’t depend the quantity of situations Kanin stopped a wild pitch or a passed ball or arrived via in the clutch for us,” NISH coach Eli Lewellyn said. “We do not gain 20 games without the need of him and we never make the quarterfinals without the need of him.”
“All he did was strike for us and pitch for us,” LHS coach Rob Segura reported about Broussard. “He beat Walker, which made the Class 5A semifinals and Opelousas Catholic, which played for the Division II championship. That claims ample about what he did this calendar year for us.”
Typically, in the course of a significant faculty baseball year, there is 1 particular person in an region who stands out in what he was equipped to do with his arm or his bat.
For the 1st time in two many years, two gamers stood out and both equally had been vital as NISH won 20 games and built the quarterfinals for the initial time in 30 yrs and Loreauville designed the semifinals for the 3rd time in 4 many years.
As befit two teams that built deep operates in the postseason, the Best of the Teche is dominated by players from NISH and Loreauville. Four Jackets and 4 Tigers are on the 1st group, together with three from Catholic High, two just about every from Westgate and Highland and one particular from Delcambre.
Becoming a member of Meyers from NISH on the Very best of the Teche are senior twins Cody Khammany (.300 normal, nine doubles, a few triples, two property runs and 44 RBIs) and Colby Khammany(.245 typical, seven doubles, just one dwelling run and 16 RBIs) and pitcher Kade Linn (2.51 Era, 107 strikeouts).
All 4 ended up second team All-District 3-5A options.
For his efforts in major the Yellow Jackets to a 20-acquire year and a journey to the Course 5A quarterfinals for the very first time in a technology, Lewellyn is The Everyday Iberian’s 2021 Finest of the Teche Mentor of the Yr.
Becoming a member of Broussard from Loreauville are sophomore pitcher Garrett Blanchard (.333 regular, 17 RBIs, 4-3, 2.20 Period, 17 strikeouts), junior outfielder Jahari Williams (.323 normal, 9 doubles, 21 RBIs) and sophomore pitcher Riley Marcotte (5-2, 1 conserve, 2.40 Period, 81 strikeouts).
All were being 1st team All-District 7-2A alternatives.
Senior outfielder William Regard headed up the Catholic Higher choices for the Greatest of the Teche group. He batted .370 with 3 doubles, two triples, three household operates and 15 RBIs. He is joined on the staff by senior first baseman John Cole Broussard (.351 ordinary, 4 doubles, one particular triple, a single home operate and 25 RBIs) and senior pitcher Robert Minvielle (3-3, 2.52 Period and 52 strikeouts).
“William and John Cole had great years for us,” CHS mentor David Jordan claimed.
Westgate was led by Devyn Zenon who batted .565 with 10 doubles, five triples and two homers with 28 RBIs. Also on the team is teammate Jacavian Jacob (.447, 4 doubles, just one triple, 13 RBIs, 2-1, 3.25 Era).
Highland is represented by senior pitcher/shortstop Myles Liggans (.416, just one dwelling operate, 17 RBIs, 4-, 1.91 Period) and Sadler Delahoussaye (.303, 20 RBIs, 20 runs scored)
“Myles was our leadoff hitter,” Highland mentor Brennan Boudreaux explained. “What a great deal of folks don’t notice is that he performed by an damage in the next 50 % of the time.
“He actually toughed it out.”
The two gamers have been to start with crew All-District 8-A selections.
Delcambre is represented by Kalob Moneaux, who went 9-3 as a pitcher and strike .392 with two residence operates. He was a very first crew All-District 7-2A range as well.
Honorable mention selections to the Very best of the Teche include things like Catholic High’s Seagan Segura, Carter Fletcher and Zachary Napier Delcambre’s Hayden Frederick Highland Baptist’s Matthew Elrod, Blayde White, Ben Gulotta, Kale Decuir and Ryan Breaux Loreauville’s Whitney Boudreaux New Iberia Senior High’s Dylan Ruffin, T. J. Coughlin and Evan Hebert Westgate’s Logan Romoero, Jihad Simon, Danny Lewis Daylin LeBlanc and Kevon Joseph West St. Mary’s Kalum Hills, D.J. Edmond and Jovan Robertson Franklin’s Dy’lawayne Darby Hanson Memorial’s Jacob Daniel and Ethan Judice and Centerville’s Morty Frederick.