Three seniors highlight Panthers all-district honors

by | Jun 3, 2021 | Sports

The Plano East baseball team had one of its best district finishes in sev­en years, when the team won seven district games in 2014.

The work put into the team this season was seen in the District 6-6A All-District awards, with nine Pan­thers named to all-district teams for the 2021 season.

Leading the way for Plano East was Caleb Bergman, the top hitter for the Panthers all season. The junior contributed defensively with a .959 fielding percentage between both center field and shortstop, including just three errors on the season and five double plays turned. Bergman also led the team with a .350 batting average and 36 hits on the season to go along with five doubles and four triples. Bergman also led the Panthers with 17 stolen bases on the season.

The other three Panthers nominat­ed for all-district teams were seniors. Other first-team members included outfielder and pitcher Ben Baker-Liv­ingston and infielder and pitcher Jake Jennings.

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By Kyle Grondin[email protected]

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