2001 All Central Florida Baseball

All-Central Florida Baseball
First Team

Adam Sanabria

Lake Mary, Senior, pitcher

Season Stats: 11-3 record, 1.73 ERA and 115 strikeouts.

The Buzz: The Tallahassee Community College recruit got the tough starts in a tough schedule but still led Central Florida in pitching wins for a final-four team.

Justin Meier

West Orange, Junior, pitcher

Season Stats: 10-1, 98 strikeouts, 7 walks, 0.98 ERA.

The Buzz: Meier beat a murderer's row of rivals -- Winter Park, Apopka and Boone -- to lead the Warriors to the Metro crown. He also beat Lake Mary and Lake Brantley.

Greg Dini

Bishop Moore, Senior, utility player

Season Stats: .444 batting average, 8 home runs, 17 doubles, 32 RBIs.

The Buzz: As a catcher and closer, Dini was the foundation of a Class 3A state runner-up club. He struck out 31 in only 152/3 innings pitched. He signed with Miami.

Adam Donachie

Colonial, Junior, catcher

Season Stats: .506, 19 doubles, 6 homer runs, 39 RBIs.

The Buzz: A stellar defensive catcher who had as good a year as anybody in Central Florida with the stick, Donachie collected 42 hits in 83 at-bats for the Grenadiers.

Jason Cavanaugh

Seabreeze, Junior, 1st baseman

Season Stats: .425, 18 RBIs; 9-2, 1.20 ERA as pitcher.

The Buzz: Many Sandcrabs could pitch and hit, but none came up bigger than Cavanaugh in their run to the Class 4A state final. He was 3-0 in the postseason.

Mario Lombardo

Bishop Moore, Junior, infielder

Season Stats: .270, 27 runs; 7-2, 0.90 ERA.

The Buzz: He combined with Matt Rhodes (10-4) to give the Hornets a potent 1-2 pitching duo and also delivered as a 3rd baseman, including a 2-run double at the state tournament.

Angelo Petracca

Seminole, Senior, infielder

Season Stats: .350; 8-1, 2.56 ERA as pitcher.

The Buzz: Petracca was invaluable as a pitcher/3rd baseman for a district title team that enjoyed an 18-game winning streak. He signed with

Daytona Beach Community College


Matt Horwath

Lake Mary, Junior, infielder

Season Stats: .359, 4 HR, 18 RBIs.

The Buzz: The slick shortstop made big plays for the Seminole Athletic Conference champs. In an area rich in shortstops, he figures to be one of the area's top 2002 prospects.

Johnny DeStefano

Spruce Creek, Senior, outfielder

Season Stats: .349, 20-23 on steals; 8-4, 2.33 ERA.

The Buzz: The left-hander used his speed to chase down balls in the gap and run the bases. And he struck out 102 as a pitcher. DeStefano signed early with Stetson.

Jayson Weir

Boone, Senior, outfielder

Season Stats: .287, 8 home runs, 20 RBI; 7-2, 1.80 ERA.

The Buzz: The District 10 MVP selection of the coaches' association hit .287, provided the power for

the Braves

and struck out 98 on mound while issuing 19 walks.

Jason Bornstein

Eustis, Senior, outfielder

Season Stats: .355, 13 doubles, 6 home runs, 31 RBIs.

The Buzz: Also an ace pitcher (6-3, 1.03 ERA) for a 26-6 team, Bornstein pitched

the Panthers

to the 2000 state title. He signed with

Lake-Sumter Community College


Doug Brown

Trinity Prep, Junior, designated hitter

Season Stats: .459, 14 HRs, 45 RBI.

The Buzz: The junior catcher led Central Florida in homers and RBIs as Trinity Prep (25-3) had 24 straight wins before losing to eventual Class 2A champ King's Academy.

Second Team

P Matt Rhodes Bishop Moore Sr.

P Robert Braleski Winter Park Jr.

P Greg Moreira Lake Brantley Sr.

UT Ari Warnicke-Smith Trinity Prep Sr.

C Jason Wolf Oviedo Sr.

1B Steven Will Seabreeze Sr.

INF Josh Holt Leesburg Sr.

INF Kris Gawriluk Deltona Jr.

INF Kyle


Lake Mary Jr.

OF Steve Lenzi West Orange Sr.

OF Robby Cloar Seabreeze Sr.

OF Chris Krall Seminole Jr.

DH Donnie Burkhalter West Orange Sr.