Blanchard

Blanchard's Bryce Madron goes through introductions at the 2019 Class 4A state tournament.

The 2019 Blanchard baseball team is represented on a released list of All-Americans.

MaxPreps recently released its Middle Schools All-American Baseball Team, and Blanchard had two of its players from the 2019 season named to the roster. The Lions finished the season with a 39-0 record and won the Class 4A state title with a 14-5 win over the Harrah Panthers.

The title was Blanchard's first since 2015.

Jace Beck and Bryce Madron were the two players selected to the MaxPreps team, and both players received first-team honors.

Beck's pitching helped the Lions win the title his senior season. He ended up winning two games at the state tournament, including the state title game against the Panthers.

Beck also pitched the first game of the state tournament against the Chiefs of Berryhill and was dominant. In a 5-0 victory over the Chiefs, Beck struck out 11 batters and gave up just one hit in six innings of work.

Beck was also selected by the New York Mets in the 22nd round of the 2019 MLB Draft.

As for Madron, his semifinal performance helped the Lions advance to their second state title game in a row. He helped plate three runs in the team's 7-4 win over Kingfisher.

Madron's performance impressed coach Josh Raney, who was proud of how Madron played.

"It's a really resilient feeling, and I couldn't be happier for a guy," Raney said after Blanchard's win over the Yellowjackets.

Madron's 2019 season was his junior season.

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