Six Highlanders selected to represent McLennan at All-Star Weekend

Six Highlanders selected to represent McLennan at All-Star Weekend

Six members of the Highlanders Baseball squad will represent McLennan at the Texas-New Mexico Junior College Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Weekend activities this weekend at Dallas Baptist University. Sophomores Devin Bennett, Will Clements, Cole Dillon, Will Glatch, Ty Johnson and Ryan Messick were all selected to participate in the two-day event.

Bennett, from Fort Worth, made 15 appearances on the mound last season, notching a 9-2 record with a 3.39 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 69 innings to earn second-team all-conference honors. Clements, a native of The Woodlands, made seven appearances with a 1-0 record and a 6.61 ERA with 16 strikeouts in 16.1 innings in the spring. Dillon, a Rockwall native, played catcher and infield in 35 games last season with recording a .273 batting average with nine doubles, 21 RBIs and 16 runs scored. Glatch, a pitcher from Frisco, appeared in 14 games with a 0-1-1 record an ad 6.86 ERA with 28 strikeouts in 21 innings in the spring. Johnson, from Flower Mound, appeared in 62 games for the Highlanders in 2022, recording a .333 batting average with 10 doubles, 51 RBIs, 65 runs scored and 16 stolen bases to earn first-team all-conference honors. Messick, a Dallas native, made six appearances on the mound in the spring with a 1-0 record and a 6.48 ERA in 8.1 innings.