Willy Yahn Area-MVP
Housatonic, Sr. Pitcher/Infielder
Stats: Batted .587, had 37 hits, five home runs, nine doubles, five triples, 20 stolen bases to go along with a 8-2 pitching record where he posted a 1.67 ERA in 63 innings pitched, while striking out 104 batters. Yahn also only struck out once in the past two seasons.
Honors: Two-time All-State team, three-time All-Berkshire League player, two-time Steven Reich Award for best Berkshire League Pitcher, named to the All-Area boys soccer team.
Off the field: Yahn collects baseball equipment for kids in Uganda; he has donated over 500 pounds of baseball equipment.
College: He will play baseball at UConn.
Northwestern, Sr. Catcher
Stats: Batted .485, had 33 hits, six home runs, 19 RBI and 31 runs scored.
Honors: Two-time All-State team, three-time All-Berkshire League player and was drafted in the sixth round of the MLB draft by the San Diego Padres.
Up next: Currently playing in the San Diego Padres minor league system.
Torrington, Sr. Second baseman
Stats: Batted .494, with 40 hits, eight doubles, 24 RBI and 10 stolen bases.
Honors: Named to the NVL, All-Copper team, named to both the boys soccer, boys basketball All-Area teams, and named to the All-NVL boys soccer team.
Off the field: CIAC Scholar Athlete
College: He will play soccer at Roger Williams University.
Torrington, Sr. Pitcher/Outfielder
Stats: Went 6-1 in the regular season, helping lead the Red Raiders to the Copper Division title and went 7-2 overall this season, with a 2.87 ERA and 51 strikeouts, he added 13 RBI at the plate.
Honors: Named to the NVL, All-Copper team, was the area MVP for boys’ soccer, along with being an two-time selection All-NVL in boys soccer.
College: He will play baseball Western Connecticut State University.
Thomaston, Jr. Shortstop
Stats: Batted .551, stole 24 bases, scored 32 runs and had 12 RBI, leading the Golden Bears to their first league title since 1985. Won two games in the state tournament, helping Thomaston reach the State Finals.
Honors: All-State team, All-Berkshire League team.
Thomaston, Sr. Pitcher
Stats: Went 9-1 with a 1.44 ERA during the regular season, leading the Golden Bears to their first league title since 1985. Won two games in the state tournament, helping Thomaston reach the State Finals.
Up next: U.S. Army
Thomaston, Sr., Pitcher/ First baseman
Stats: Batted .415 with 13 RBI, 14 runs scored and two stolen bases, on the mound he went 7-0 in the regular season with a 2.34 ERA. He also won two games in the state tournament, helping Thomaston reach the State Finals.
College: He will play at Eastern Connecticut State University.
Lewis Mills, Soph., Pitcher/Outfielder
Stats: Batted .397, with 29 hits, 11 doubles, two triples, two home runs, 21 RBI and scored 21 runs. On the mound he went 4-2 with a 1.84 ERA, striking out 53 batters in 45.2 innings of work and pitched four complete games.
Honors: All-Berkshire League team
Lewis Mills, Sr., Shortstop
Stats: Batted .492, collecting 31 hits, 10 doubles, two triples, two home runs, while knocking in 16 RBI and scoring 29 runs this season.
Honors: All-Berkshire League team.
College: He will play baseball at Saint Anselm College
Litchfield, Sr. Shortstop/Pitcher
Stats: Had 10 RBI, four doubles and six stolen bases and was the ace on the Litchfield pitching staff, going 2-6.
Off the field: Honor Roll, principal trumpet in the All-New England Orchestra
College: He will play baseball at Norwich University in addition to being a Cadet.