Meigs High School had four players selected to the All-Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division baseball team for the 2014 campaign, as voted on by the coaches within the league.
The Marauders finished second in the league after posting a 7-3 conference mark, which landed MHS four selections to the All-TVC Ohio squad. Alexander (9-1) led the way with six selections total, which also included all three special awards.
A trio of seniors were selected on behalf of MHS as Bradley Helton, Taylor Rowe and Damon Jones were named to the squad, as was freshman Cody Bartrum. It was the second straight all-league selection for Rowe in baseball, while Helton, Jones and Bartrum are all first-time honorees.
Helton and Rowe handled the corners at first base and third base, respectively, while Jones and Bartrum were both outfielders.
AHS senior pitcher Tyler Vickers won the Defensive MVP honors, while the Offensive MVP award went to senior teammate Blake Lindner. Alexander skipper Vaughn Grigsby was also named coach of the year in the TVC Ohio.
Athens and Wellston tied for third place with matching 6-4 league marks and each had three representatives on the 2014 All-TVC Ohio baseball squad. Nelsonville-York (2-8) and Vinton County (0-10) also had two selections apiece.
2014 TVC Ohio Baseball Team
ALEXANDER (9-1): Tyler Vickers*, Blake Lindner*, Brody McGrath*, Zac Smith and Shea Grigsby.
MEIGS (7-3): Bradley Helton, Taylor Rowe*, Cody Bartrum and Damon Jones.
ATHENS (6-4): Ryan Luerman*, Adam Luerman and Heath Wiseman.
WELLSTON (6-4): Jake Waldron*, Tyler Walton and Caleb Stanley.
NELSONVILLE-YORK (2-8): Billy Seel and Branden Rife.
VINTON COUNTY (0-10): David Allen* and Caleb Duncan.
Offensive MVP: Blake Lindner (Alexander)
Defensive MVP: Tyler Vickers (Alexander)
Coach of the Year: Vaughn Grigsby (Alexander)
* — indicates repeat winner.