A handful of area baseball players have been selected as being the best in the state.
L-P Jr. Julius Sanchez was named to the Class 3A All-State Team by the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association. Seniors Trez Rybarczyk of Hall and Nick Melvin of Marquette are on the Class 2A All-State Team.
For Class 1A, Putnam County Soph. Andrew Pyszka made All-State along with Newark Sr. Dalton Reibel.