Several Amsterdam players were among those selected for the recently announced Big 10 baseball all-star team.
Julian Gallup and Kolbie Glionna were named first-team all-stars for the Rams.
Gallup hit .327 for Amsterdam this season with three triples, a home run, doubleand 18 RBIs. On the mound, Gallup also was 3-3 with a 2.84 earned run average.
Amsterdam’s Julian Gallup, right, dives back to first base under the tag of La Salle first baseman Justin Germain during a Big 10 baseball game at Fulton-Montgomery Community College on April 25. (The Leader-Herald)
Glionna hit .386 with two home runs, four doubles and 16 RBIs for Amsterdam, which went 13-9 overall and reached the semifinals of the Section II Class A Tournament.
Jonardy Anil and Eric Robertshaw were named honorable mention for the Rams.
Anil hit .256 with three doubles and 12 RBIs, while Robertshaw had a .309 average with a double and seven RBIs.
Schenectady's Jordan Bernacet and Christian Brothers Academy's Justin Decker were named Big 10 co-Players of the Year.
Schenectady had pitcher Freddie Boehrer and catcher Zach Schellenger named first-team all-stars, while CBA had pitcher Jordan Mitchell, infielder Zach DeThomasis, infielder Matt Hamel, outfielder Alex Koshgarian and outfielder Chris O'Keefe named to the first team.
Also named first-team all-stars were Troy's Michael Hughes, Michael Yamin and Vinny LeClair; Catholic Central's Jeremy Glazer, Adam Dahl, Jack Engster and Dylan Pollock; LaSalle's Jason Rose, Jake Bernardo and Ben Beaury; and Albany's Jeff Gritsavage and Quinn McDonald.
Catholic Central had Nick Hansen and Bobby Martino named to the second team, while Troy's Andrew Clements, Brandon Bush and Zack Hughes also earned second-team honors.
Also named to the second team were LaSalle's Nick Jacques, Schenectady's Guiseppe Carberg, Albany's Klyne Ludewick and CBA's Lorenzo Horvath.
CBA had Brady Fallon and Dom Herald earn honorable-mention status, while Troy's Ryan Ruddy and Anthony Eaton also were named honorable mention.
Also earning honorable-mention status were LaSalle's Jim Smith and Joe Germinerio; Bishop Maginn's Damien Higgins and Evan Tully; Albany's Jonah Levy; and Catholic Central's Luke Whelan and Zach Fratianni.
2014 Big 10 Baseball All-Stars
Co-Players of the Year: Jordan Bernacet (Schenectady) , Justin Decker (CBA)
Pitchers: Freddie Boehrer (Schenectady), Michael Hughes (Troy), Julian Gallup (Amsterdam), Jeremy Glazer (Catholic Central), Jordan Mitchell (CBA), Michael Yamin (Troy)
Catcher: Zach Schellenger (Schenectady)
Infielders: Zach DeThomasis (CBA), Matt Hamel (CBA), Vinny LeClair (Troy), Jeff Gritsavage (Albany), Kolbie Glionna (Amsterdam), Quinn McDonald (Albany), Adam Dahl (Catholic Central)
Outfielders: Alex Koshgarian (CBA), Jack Engster (Catholic Central), Chris O'Keefe (CBA), Jason Rose (LaSalle), Jake Bernardo (LaSalle), Dylan Pollock (Catholic Central)
Utility: Ben Beaury (LaSalle)
Pitcher: Andrew Clements (Troy)
Infielders: Nick Jacques (LaSalle), Guiseppe Carberg (Schenectady), Klyne Ludewick (Albany)
Catcher: Nick Hansen (Catholic Central)
Utility: Lorenzo Horvath (CBA)
Oufield: Bobby Martino (Catholic Central), Brandon Bush (Troy), Zack Hughes (Troy)
Jim Smith (LaSalle), Joe Germinerio (LaSalle), Anthony Eaton (Troy), Ryan Ruddy (Troy), Darrien Higgins (Bishop Maginn), Evan Tully (Bishop Maginn), Jonah Levy (Albany), Brady Fallon (CBA), Dom Herald (CBA), Luke Whelan (Catholic Central), Zach Fratianni (Catholic Central), Jonardy Anil (Amsterdam), Eric Robertshaw (Amsterdam)