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July 12, 2013

Bisonette, Weaver named MVAC baseball MVPs

A senior-laden Chazy baseball team lived up to its expectations by capturing the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference Division I championship in 2013, and a big reason for the Eagles’ success was the play of Kyle Bisonette, who was chosen as the division’s Most Valuable Player by the coaches in the league.

Three of Bisonette’s teammates, Nathan Reynolds, Craig Botten and Jacob Kennedy, were named to the Division I All-Star Team.



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Second-place Crown Point had four selections — Jon Spaulding, Michael DuShane, Jaice Spring and Joe Foote.

The team was rounded out by Elizabethtown-Lewis’ Austin Morris and Hugh Harwood.

In Division II, regular-season champion Wells had the division Most Valuable Player in Seth Weaver and three other players — Jake Earley, Caleb Hayes and Adrian Collado — named to the All-Star Team.

Indian Lake/Long Lake was next with three selections — Colin Farrell, Henry Sandiford and Matt Moore.

Minerva/Newcomb’s Austin Williams and Wesley LaBar, along with Johnsburg’s Nate Prouty, rounded out the Division II all-stars.

The All-Stars are selected by the MVAC coaches.

Division I MVP

Kyle Bisonette, Chazy- Bisonette led the Eagles with a .534 batting average, including a team-high 24 hits and 25 RBI, to go along with seven doubles and two triples. He struck out 64 in 39 innings and went 3-1 as a starting pitcher and added three saves. Bisonette pitched a five-inning no-hitter early in the season and threw another no-hitter, with 15 strikeouts, later in the season.

All-Stars

Jon Spaulding, Crown Point- Spaulding compiled a .404 batting average, with an on-base percentage of .468. He accounted for 23 hits, 24 runs, 27 RBI, 10 doubles and four triples. One of the best defensive outfielders in the North Country, Spaulding was also one of the most feared hitters.

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