2014 Diamond Kings Winners

Pat Carlozzi – Poland, Senior

Pat Carlozzi polished off his Poland baseball career batting .380 with 3 homers and 20 RBI this season. He was also a perfect 12-12 in stolen bases attempts. On the mound, he was just as productive, posting a record of 7-2 with a 1.08 ERA. Carlozzi struck out 60 batters in 51 2/3 innings, helping lead the Bulldogs to a Division II District Title. He will continue his baseball career in the college ranks at Ashland.

Gino DiVincenzo – Cardinal Mooney, Senior

Gino DiVincenzo did it all for Cardinal Mooney this season. On the mound, he was undefeated at 7-0, tossing a total of 45 2/3 innings with a team-high 64 strikeouts, and a 2.76 ERA. As a leadoff hitter, he batted .308 with 8 RBI, scoring a team-high 21 runs for the Cardinals. DiVincenzo posted an on-base percentage of .446, and was 4-4 in the stolen base department. He will play college baseball at Ashland.

Cheyenne Eggens – Mathews, Junior

Cheyenne Eggens is the lone returning player to the 2014 Diamond Kings. On the season, the Mustangs’ standout tossed three perfect games, four no-hitters, with 13 shutouts. She struck out 28 batters in a win over Bristol. Eggens posted a an impressive 16-5 record with a sterling 0.34 ERA. In total, she struck out 272 batters in 145 innings. At the plate, Eggens batted .397 with 17 RBI and one home run.

Dion Felger – Ursuline, Senior

Dion Felger helped lead the Ursuline Irish to a fourth straight District Crown. As the Irish ace, Felger struck out 66 batters in 58 innings of work. He posted a record of 5-3 with a 1.89 ERA. Offensively he finished the season with a batting average of .403 with 23 RBI and 18 runs scored.

Aleah Hughes – Western Reserve, Junior

Western Reserve’s Aleah Hughes certainly did her part in the Blue Devils run to the Division IV Regional Finals. At the plate, Hughes batted .538, driving in a school record 49 runs with 7 home runs. In the circle, she struck out 124 batters in 94 innings of work, with an impressive 0.87 ERA.

Taylor Miokovic – Poland, Senior

Poland’s Taylor Miokovic has left her mark on the Bulldogs Softball program, and on the Ohio high school softball record books. She leaves Poland as the softball program’s leader for career homers (38), and career RBI (166). She is second all-time in Ohio with those 38 home runs, and finishes her career just three shy of the state record. This season, Miokovic batted .500, with 11 homers, 39 RBI, scoring 38 runs. As a pitcher, she won 96 games during her career. This season, Hughes pitched in 23 games, and finished with a record of 14-5 with 119 strikeouts and a 2.81 ERA, leading the Bulldogs to a District Title.

Makayla Shore – Ursuline, Junior

Ursuline’s Makayla Shore was a force at the plate and in the circle this season, helping lead the Irish to a District Runner-Up finish. As a pitcher, she appeared in 24 games in 2014. Shore posted a record of 16-6-1, tossing 142 innings with 174 strikeouts, with a 1.53 ERA. At the plate, hit .429 with 30 total hits, including seven doubles and a pair of home runs.

Hunter Snyder – Springfield, Junior

After helping Springfield finish as Division IV State Runner-Up in 2013, Hunter Snyder followed up with another strong season in 2014. At the plate, Snyder batted .533 with forty hits, including 14 doubles with 24 RBI, and 45 runs scored, and 13 steals. As a standout catcher, Snyder threw out seven in stolen base attempts.

Stevie Taylor – South Range, Senior

Stevie Taylor leaves South Range as one of the most accomplished softball players in the entire area. Her 25 career home runs rank her seventh all-time in Ohio. This season, Taylor finished with a school record .602 batting average, a school record 16 home runs, a school record 16 doubles, eight triples, and fifteen stolen bases. In total, she holds three single-season school records and five career records, and helped lead the Lady Raiders to a Division III District Crown.

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