ALAMOSA—The Alamosa High School baseball squad concluded a winning 2017 season, finishing 13-6 (7-3 league). The Maroons’ season ended in Delta with a loss in the district regional to eventual state champion, the Valley High School Vikings.
Four players were named IML Baseball All-Conference: juniors Chance Strand and Tyler Zimmerman and sophomores Caden Alonzo and Kolten Hillis, with sophomore Adam Crowder earning honorable mention.
2017 IML Player of the Year honors went to Strand. The junior led the league in batting average (.596), on base percentage .689 and slugging percentage .957, including 20 RBIs. On the mound Strand compiled a 6.12 ERA and 41 strikeouts.
Zimmerman hit .491, slugging .754 and a .574 on base percentage, including 13 RBIs.
Alonzo led the league with a 2.92 ERA, recording 29 strikeouts, picking up a win at league champion, Bayfield. Alonzo also batted .446 with seven doubles, a triple and 13 RBIs.
Hillis hit .412 with a .470 slugging and .571 on base percentage.
Crowder hit 396 with 18 RBIs.