Player of the Year RYAN KEMP
Mount St. Joseph
Kemp, a 6-foot-4 junior right-hander,shut out No. 4 ArchbishopSpalding, 3-0, to send the Gaels tothe Maryland Interscholastic AthleticAssociation A Conference final,where they lost to Calvert Hall.
His clutch outing, which gave hima 6-3 record with a 2.90 ERA,salvaged what had been an up-and downseason. The Gaels (17-15,8-10 league), who have been to thetitle game three times in four years,made the six-team playoffs as thefifth seed.
Kemp also batted .381 with 11runs, 10 RBIs and two homers.
Coach of the YearDON GILBERT
Gilbert, an All-Metro shortstopat Northeast in 1987 when he ledAnne Arundel County in batting(.522) and set several records,wenton to play at Winthrop. He eventuallysigned with the Orioles and had abrief stint in the minors.
For the past 10 years, he has beenimparting his knowledge of the gameto the Poets and is starting to seeresults.
His relatively young Class 1Ateam won the city's B division andwent 17-1 overall, believed to be thebest record in school history. Knownfor its basketball and football teams,Dunbar hasn't had much success inbaseball until this season.
Gilbert is teaching fundamentalsand has a young nucleus excitedabout the game. The only loss was toSurrattsville, 20-19, in nine innings inthe Class 1A South regionalsemifinals.
First Team Name, School, Class, Pos.
Brian Ellis Poly Senior Pitcher
Ryan Kemp Mount St. Joe Junior Pitcher
Derek Session Dunbar Senior Catcher
Tim Biggs Mount St. Joe Junior First base
Fred Ramsey Dunbar Junior Second base
Brandon White Mount St. Joe Senior Third base
Robert Harris Card. Gibbons Soph. Shortstop
Tommy Bowles Mount St. Joe Senior Outfield
Desmond Ham Poly Senior Outfield
Troy King Poly Junior Outfield
Mitch Perez Mount St. Joe Senior Outfield
Kevin Taylor Mount St. Joe Senior DH
Second Team Name, School, Class, Position
Dan Druzgala Mount St. Joe Junior Pitcher
Ryan Statton Card. Gibbons Junior Pitcher
Zach Kiehne Mount St. Joe Senior Catcher
Sean Bertrand Gibbons Junior Infield
Chris Boynton Dunbar Soph. Infield
Ryan Diven Poly Senior Infield
Deverin Pate Dunbar Junior Infield
Andrew Stokes Dunbar Soph. Infield
Darrell Anderson St. Frances Fresh. Outfield
Kenyon Kinard Dunbar Junior Outfield
Ed Wiese Gilman Junior Outfield
Joe Hineline Curley Junior DH
Note: Teams selected by Pat O'Malley after consultation with The Sun staff and area coaches.