Peru State Reynolds, Rodriguez, Solis and Tavarez earn Heart All-Conference honors
(Peru, Neb.)—On Friday, May 6, the Heart of America Athletic Conference announced their All-Conference Honors. Four Peru State baseball players earned honors.
Jesus Tavarez (Santo Domingo, D.R.) earned All-Conference Second Team at third base. William Reynolds (Bakersfield, Calif.) earned a Gold Glove for his play in the outfield. Sebastian Rodriguez (Cayey, P.R.) earned All-Conference Honorable Mention as a pitcher. Jose Solis (Los Santos, Panama) earned All-Conference Honorable Mention as a first basemen.
Reynolds played in 48 games and on the season had a fielding percentage of .986, had 72 putouts on 74 total chances and only committed one error on the year.
Tavarez played in 49 games. In 146 at bats he had 51 hits, scoring 35 runs, 11 doubles, one triple, ten home runs and drove in 36 RBIs. Tavarez had a batting average of .349, an on base percentage of .423 and a slugging percentage of .644. He also had a fielding percentage of .890.
Rodriguez had 12 appearances, 11 starts, while pitching 59 innings and was 5-3 on the year. He struck out 81 batters and had an ERA of 5.80.
Solis played in 47 games. In 153 at bats he had 53 hits, scoring 21 runs, 14 doubles, three home runs and drove in 25 runs. He had a batting average of .346, an on base percentage of .396 and a slugging percentage of .497. Solis also had .976 fielding percentage.
The Peru State baseball team as the No. 6 seed is playing in the first round of the Heart of America Baseball Championship against the No. 3 seed and No. 12 in the country Central Methodist Eagles at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6, at US Ballpark in Ozark, Mo.
For more information on the baseball All-Conference Honors visit the Heart Website: https://bit.ly/3MSOWk8.