Providence High catcher Ray Torres was an All American as a freshman. As a sophomore he was named SoMeck 8 conference player of the year Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Providence High catcher Ray Torres was an All American as a freshman. As a sophomore he was named SoMeck 8 conference player of the year Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

High School Sports

Providence High catcher Ray Torres named SoMeck 8 conference player of the year

lwertz@charlotteobserver.com

June 02, 2017 7:59 PM

Providence High sophomore catcher Ray Torres is the SoMeck 8 baseball player of the year.

The award is voted on by league coaches. Torres, an LSU commit, helped the Panthers to a 13-1 regular-season record in conference play and a league title. Providence also won the conference tournament title.

Panthers coach Danny Hignight was named league coach of the year. He led the Panthers to a 24-7 overall record and a N.C. 4A playoff berth.

Providence High baseball coach Danny Hignight. DIEDRA LAIRD-dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
DIEDRA LAIRD Staff Photographer

SoMeck 8 All-Conference Baseball Team

Conference Player of the Year: Ray Torres (Providence)

Conference Coach of the Year: Danny Hignight (Providence)

Cam Brantley

AK

Parker Ledford

AK

Trey Tujetsh

AK

McKinnon Garner

AK

Jonte Wilkes

Berry

Aaraon Mitchell

Catholic

Al Womack

Catholic

Jack Pavlish

Catholic

Erwing Vazquez

Harding

Lucas Drumheller

Olympic

Austin Paradise

Olympic

Michael Dansky

Providence

Will Palinkas

Providence

Brennon Welsh

Providence

Cameron Bare

Providence

James Hobbs

Providence

Timmy Townsend

Providence

Jack Shane

Providence

Tyler Barnes

West Meck

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