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June 12, 2013
INDEPENDENCE -- The Central High baseball team had seven players honored in the 2013 all-Oregon West Conference voting for their performances this season.
Senior pitcher Branden Cutsforth and sophomore third baseman Wes Riddell were tabbed as first-team selections for the Panthers, who finished third in the OWC team standings.
Earning second-team honors for Central were senior shortstop David Powell, senior outfielder Joe Leon, sophomore center fielder Kyler Fleming and sophomore pitcher Chris Rech.
Senior second baseman Tanner Tallan was selected as an honorable mention infielder.
Philomath junior Ben DeSaulnier was voted as the league's position player of the year and his coach, Levi Webber, was named the coach of the year. Earning the OWC pitcher of the year honor was Newport senior Keeton Luther.