By Edd Merritt, contributor

Jonas Keim follows through for the Shamrocks.Photo by Al Frey

Jonas Keim follows through for the Shamrocks. Photo by Al Frey.

Along with Tim Albertson being named Coach of the Year, the Redhawks had a number of players achieve recognition for their accomplishments. Oliver Pudvar was named Metro Pitcher of the Year; Most RBIs and Home Runs went to Ryan Eaton; Braedon Jones was named to the first team at First Base; Ryan Eaton again earned first-team Outfield all-star honors; Ryan Canty was First Team Pitcher. Second-team honors saw Kyle Tivnan in the outfield, and Angelos Carroll and Asa Roberts won honorable mention.

SD Ireland leads off the American Legion season
With its home diamond at CVU, the SD Ireland American Legion baseball team team, the Shamrocks, has begun its season in an attempt to defend the state title it won last year. They appear to be off to a shakier start, having lost recently to the Colchester Cannons and Barre.

Redhawks make coaches’ All-League Softball Team
Pitcher Amanda Gagne and catcher Kate Boget won honorable mention on the Metro Division all-star team from the division’s coaches.