Cumberland Times-News

June 17, 2013

Hampshire’s Maiers, Ennis voted first-team All-State

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— ROMNEY, W.Va. — Matt Maiers and Shane Ennis, who led Hampshire to a 25-win season and conference and sectional championships, were voted first-team Class AAA All-State by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.

Maiers was one of three pitchers named to the first team, while Ennis was one of three outfielders.

Maiers, a senior, had an 8-1 record, six complete games and a 1.18 earned run average. In 59 1/3 innings, he issued only 13 walks and struck out 66. He batted .337 with 34 hits, including 11 doubles and three home runs. He scored 19 runs and had 32 runs batted in.

Ennis, a junior, batted .447 with 42 hits, including 10 doubles, one triple and a team high six home runs. He scored 28 runs and knocked in 38. Ennis had a 2-3 record and eight saves with a 1.22 earned run average as a pitcher. He struck out 68 in 40 innings.

Hampshire infielder David Delawder, who hit .407 with 10 doubles and 17 RBIs, earned special mention on the All-State team. Pitcher Josh Crawford, who was 7-0 with a 2.07 ERA and hit .519 with 14 doubles and 34 RBIs, and infielder Brandon Timbrook, who batted .339 with three home runs and 24 RBIs, received honorable mention.

Hampshire was 25-4 and won the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference with an 11-1 record. The Trojans also won their sectional tournament before falling to eventual state champion Hedgesville in the region final.