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Sanford earns ALL-USA Louisiana baseball honors
Berwick High School junior outfielder Mitchell Sanford recently was named a second-team selection on the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Louisiana Baseball Team.
Sanford, an LSU commitment, made the list, comprised of all classes, as an outfielder. During his junior season, he batted .370 with 12 doubles, five triples, one home run and 29 RBIs. He stole 13 bases and scored 37 runs.
Defensively, he had an .871 fielding percentage.
Sanford also pitched, recording a 7-1 mark with a 0.94 ERA. In 53.2 innings, he surrendered 17 runs (seven earned) on 29 hits with 17 walks and 68 strikeouts.
This postseason, Sanford earned first-team All-District 8-3A recognition in addition to Louisiana Sports Writers Association first-team Class 3A All-State recognition. He also was a Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association Class 3A All-State and All-Region selection.
Division I state champion John Curtis swept the individual awards as Jeff Curtis was named Coach of the Year, while infielder Cade Beloso is the Player of the Year.