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2003 Chicago Tribune All-State Baseball Team
Kyle O'Brien, Glenbard East: Senior had 12-1 record, 0.75 ERA and five shutouts for one of area's top teams. Also hit .500 and fielded 1.000 as outfielder. Headed to Illinois State.
Todd Ozog, Ridgewood: Senior was 11-0 with 0.48 ERA. Struck out 128 yet walked only nine. Division I prospect has not made college choice.
Sean Walker, Carmel: The 6-foot-3-inch, 220-pound senior batted in .480s, slugged 1.000, had 14 homers and 55 RBIs. Plans to play baseball at Michigan State.
Zach Rodeghero, Providence: The senior, a line-drive gap-to-gap hitter, flirted with .600 for Catholic League South champion. Headed for Valparaiso.
Todd Schultz, Hinsdale South: The junior hit .522 with 60 runs, 60 hits, 16 doubles, three triples, seven homers and 40 RBIs. No. 3 on school's career homer list.
Ryan Campbell, Sandburg: The senior is hitting .509 with .608 on-base percentage, .880 slugging percentage and 21 doubles. As pitcher, is 8-3 with l.63 ERA. Top player in tough SICA West. Signed with Eastern Illinois.
Ryan Hypke, Chatham Glenwood: The junior mighty mite (5-8, 150) is hitting .438 with nine homers and has made only five errors for perennial Springfield-area power. Rivals rave about his fielding.
Matt Bolt, Lyons Township: With 12 homers, the senior is No. 1 power man on slugging team that has ripped rival pitchers for 59 homers. Batting .448, he's headed to Illinois State.
Casey Garms, Hersey: No. 1 outfielder on coaches' all-Chicago-area team, the senior hit .490 and had 31-game hit streak. Going to Wisconsin-Parkside.
Brian Shust, Stevenson: Football star has great speed, arm in center. The senior batted third and had 7-0 pitching record for conference champs. Signed with Wake Forest.
P: Casey Erickson, jr., Chatham Glenwood
P: Ted Ratliff, sr., Crystal Lake Central
C: Pat Tumilty, sr., Naperville Central
1B: Steve Walker, sr., Lockport
2B: Bryan Tews, sr., Loyola
3B: Chris Harang, sr., New Trier
SS: Ryan Curry, sr., Downers Grove North
OF: Jim Viscomi, jr., Glenbard East
OF: Dean Cademartori, jr., Notre Dame
OF: Mike Sherwood, sr., St. Viator
Pitchers: Kyle Arthur, sr., Bradley-Bourbonnais; Kyle Bradd, sr., Mattoon; Miles Clauss, so., New Trier; Andy Drain, so., Prairie Ridge; Duncan Elmer, sr., New Trier; George Kontos, sr., Niles West; Clay Kovac, sr., Mundelein; Scott Kowalski, sr., Lyons Township; Dan Larkin, sr., New Trier; Jeff Livek, sr., Schaumburg; Travis Myers, sr., Lake Forest; Dan O'Brien, sr., Mt. Carmel; Clinton Odom, sr., Simeon; Teddy Ogilvie, sr., Stevenson; Gary Perinar, jr., Minooka; Shaun Siebert, jr., Edwardsville; Tyler Thornton, jr., Stanford Olympia; Matt Weber, sr., Rockford Boylan.
Catchers: Nick Abernathy, jr., Ridgewood; Brett Crusoe, sr., Lake Forest; Geoff Dietz, sr., Lake Zurich; Joe Hernandez, sr., Oswego; John Juergens, sr., Bradley-Bourbonnais; Bill Musselman, sr., Providence; Ruairi O'Connor, so., Oak Park; Garrett Oros, sr., West Aurora; Jordan Wolf, sr., Schaumburg.
Infielders: Jim Adduci, sr., Evergreen Park; Ryan Anetsberger, jr., Glenbard West; Kyle Bjerga, sr., Glenbard East; Joey Bonadonna, jr., Stevenson; John Campbell, sr., O'Fallon; Kevin Diete, sr., Lyons Township; Caleb Fields, sr., Fenwick; Tony Gragnani, sr., Niles West; Trey Johnston, sr., Schaumburg; Kellen Kmiecik, so., Fenwick; Mark Mazzone, sr., New Trier; Austin McAllister, sr., Harlan; Shedrick Mossman, sr., De La Salle; Sergio Ortiz, jr., Clemente; Tanner Roark, so., Wilmington; Tony Steele, sr., Homewood-Flossmoor; Nick Tantillo, sr., Andrew; Kevin White, sr., St. Rita.
Outfielders: Mike Irwin, sr., Hinsdale South; Josh Lively, jr., McHenry; Joey Rivera, sr., Clemente; Pete Slowik, sr., Lane Tech; Brian Smith, jr., Richards.