High School sports

All-Metro Baseball Team

Tyler Blohm

Archbishop Spalding, junior, pitcher


•Went 7-1, with a 2.75 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 431/3 innings for the Cavaliers

•Had wins over Calvert Hall (twice), Gilman and Mount Saint Joseph


•Three-time All-MIAA selection

•Committed to Maryland

Andre Brown

Mount Saint Joseph, senior, outfielder

•Preseason All-State choice finished with .410 average on 33 hits, 14 of which went for extra bases

•Two-time All-MIAA selection

•Led Gaels with 30 RBIs

•Committed to South Carolina-Aiken


James Cain

Howard, senior, pitcher-shortstop

•Howard County Player of the Year

•Hit .414 with 10 doubles, two home runs and 28 RBIs for the Lions

•Went 4-1 with 1.93 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 361/3 innings

•Committed to Millersville


Jordan Carr

Archbishop Spalding, senior, pitcher

•Pitched a complete-game victory over Calvert Hall in MIAA A Conference championship game for second consecutive season

•Three-time All-MIAA selection

•Finished 7-1, with a 0.83 ERA.

•Committed to UNC Asheville


Marty Costes

Archbishop Curley, senior, utility player

•Led Friars with nine home runs

•Two-time All-MIAA selection

•Won MIAA Triple Crown as a junior

•Three-sport athlete committed to Maryland for baseball


Nick Delp

Calvert Hall, senior, pitcher

•Posted a 5-1 record and 1.98 ERA

•Defeated WCAC champion St. John's (D.C.) and MIAA A Conference champion (Archbishop Spalding)

•Tied school record for career wins

•Committed to Wingate


John Fitzgerald

Gilman, junior, third baseman

•Two-sport standout (football, baseball)

•All-MIAA selection

•Batted .455, with 35 hits, including two home runs and 39 RBIs

•Great work ethic helped account for 11 doubles, four triples and 25 runs scored


Luke Johnson

North Harford, senior, catcher

•Batted .455, with four home runs and 25 RBIs, to lead Hawks to Class 3A state semifinals

•Accurate and quick behind the plate; threw out 13 of 19 runners (.684)

•Captain of two straight 3A North Region champion teams

•Will play next year at Harford CC


Jon Mierzwa

Reservoir, senior, pitcher-infielder

•Stepped in late, finished 3-1

•Posted a 0.50 ERA, allowing just three earned runs in 42 innings

•Finished with .404 average

•Will play next year at Catholic


Mark Smith

Mount Hebron, senior, pitcher

•Howard County Pitcher of the Year

•Finished 8-1, with 92 strikeouts and a 0.93 ERA in 75 innings; only defeat came after allowing two hits in six-plus innings of 1-0 loss to Chopticon in state final

•Three-year starter finished with 17-5 overall record, 174 strikeouts and a 1.68 ERA in 1531/3 innings

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•Committed to Towson


Griffin Wild

Severna Park, senior, third baseman

•Led Falcons offensively with seven home runs

•Paced Class 4A state finalists in batting average and RBIs

•Had three-run home run in Anne Arundel County-clinching win over Arundel

•Strong defense helped lead to eight straight wins late in season