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Oregon's Alex Cain named to all-state baseball team for Class 2A schools

Alex Cain gets some high 5s after hitting a double against Eureka at the Rock Island Super Sectional on May 28. Photo by Earleen Hinton
Alex Cain gets some high 5s after hitting a double against Eureka at the Rock Island Super Sectional on May 28. Photo by Earleen Hinton

Oregon High School graduate Alex Cain was named to the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association All State Team for Class 2A schools.

Cain was a pitcher and infielder for the Hawks this year as they made a late season run, winning regional and sectional titles before losing to Eureka at the Rock Island Supersectional.

Cain hit .447 and slugged .670 with three home runs, 27 runs scored and 18 RBIs. He also posted a 1.56 earned-run average and a 6-3 record while striking out 75.

Cain has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

Class 2A All-State Team
Ty Borski, senior, P/OF, Riverton; Alex Cain, senior, P/SS, Oregon; Charlie Donovan, sophomore, SS, Westmont; Trey Hannam, senior, OF, Annawan-Wethersfield; Austin Hardy, senior, SS, West Hancock; Hunter Hart, junior, P/SS, St. Joseph-Ogden; Ben Hecht, senior, P/SS, Effingham St. Anthony; Curtiss Johnson, senior, C, Ottawa Marquette; Keegan McHood, sophomore, P/INF, Argenta-Oreana; Eli Miller, senior, OF, Shelbyville; Austin Muench, senior, SS, Auburn; Kyle Pruemer, senior, P/1B, Teutopolis; Ryne Roper, senior, P/SS, Harrisburg; Kody Silverthorn, junior, P/SS, Eureka; Ben Sprague, senior, P/INF, Pleasant Plains; Sammy Stearns, senior, P/SS, Carterville; Brett Taylor, senior, P/3B, Macomb; Ryan VanVolkenburg, P/OF, Lisle; Alex Ventrella, senior, P/OF, Lisle; and Jared Waldhoff, senior, P/OF, Teutopolis.

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