Clay County Athletics announced the Clay County Coaches All-County Baseball Team last week on their Facebook page.
The all-county teams are selected by the votes of head baseball coaches of the public schools in the district. Below are the schools listed in alphabetical order of their players who made the first team, second team, and honorable mention.
The Clay High School Blue Devils tied the Middleburg Broncos for the most players selected to the first team. The Blue Devils selected for the first team all-county were Brandon Adams, Max Williams, and Logan Wilson. Dylan Greene and Jayden Long were selected for the second team. Eli Roberts and Tyler Mills followed up their teammates with the honorable mention team.
The Fleming Island Golden Eagles had eight players selected for the all-county. Abram Summers was the only Fleming player selected to the first team. His teammates Divine Valle and Justin Corfield were voted into the second team. Isaac Williams, Jackson Mercer, Caleb Simmons, Gavin Billingsley, and Caiden Kowal were selected to the honorable mention team, the most out of any school.
The Keystone Heights Indians had three players selected this year. Dalton Hollingsworth led his team with a first-team selection. Keystone had no players selected on the second team but had two players selected for the honorable mention team, Connor Guy and Ryan Jones.
The Middleburg Broncos tied Clay High for the most players selected on the first team with three. The players nominated for the first team were Clay Hendry, Logan Padgett, and Luke Padgett. Caleb Freytag and Jake Baxley were nominated for the honorable mention team. No Middleburg players were selected for the second team.
The Ridgeview Panthers had one player selected to the first team, Billy Girgis. Jacob Rowe and Alfredo Jimenez were selected to the second team. Ridgeview had no players selected to the honorable mention team, bringing their total to three players selected this season.
Leo Diaz was the only player selected to the first team for the Oakleaf Knights. Oakleaf had the most players selected to the second team with five; Jorden Clarke, Devin Dizon, Jaythan Arriaga, Antonio Diaz, and Devin Outlaw. Oakleaf did not have any players selected for the honorable mention team.
Josh Taylor was selected to the first team and was the only player for the Orange Park Raiders selected to the all-county team. In 11 games that were statistically recorded by MaxPreps, Taylor batted .361 with nine RBIs and five doubles. He also pitched in 13.2 innings and had a 3.07 ERA.