CHICAGO– Gatorade today revealed Dallas Macias of Regis Jesuit is the 2021-22 Gatorade Colorado Baseball Player of the Year. Macias is the 2nd Gatorade Colorado Baseball Player of the Year to be chosen from Regis Jesuit.
The elderly shortstop batted.557 with 16 increases, seven home runs and 28 RBIs this past season, leading the Raiders to a 23-5 document as well as the double-elimination Course 5A state event, where they fell in 3 games. The state’s No. 3 prospect as placed by both Perfect Game as well as the Preparation Baseball Report, Macias additionally stole eight bases, racked up 42 runs as well as got to base at a. 632 clip, striking out simply seven times in 95 plate appearances.
A committed parishioner in his church neighborhood, Macias has actually volunteered locally in support of the Unique Olympics and also as a young people baseball instructor.
” Dallas Macias is the ultimate group leader and also clutch player,” said Bradley Johnson, head train at ThunderRidge High School. “Whenever Regis Jesuit needed him to come up large for them this year, he came through. In my viewpoint, there is no one we played that resembles his abilities as a competitor.”
Macias has preserved a 3.73 grade point average in the class. He has authorized a National Letter of Intent to play baseball on scholarship at Oregon State University this autumn.
The award, which recognizes not just outstanding sports quality, but additionally high requirements of academic achievement as well as excellent personality demonstrated on and off the area, differentiates Macias as Colorado’s best high school baseball player. Now a finalist for the prominent Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year award to be announced in June, Macias signs up with an elite alumni association of state award-winners in 12 sporting activities, consisting of Derek Jeter (1991-92, Kalamazoo Secondary School, Mich.), Jon Lester (2001-02, Bellarmine Preparatory School, Wash.), David Rate (2003-04, Blackman Secondary School, Tenn.), Clayton Kershaw (2005-06, Highland Park Secondary School, Texas), Rick Porcello (2006-07, Seaton Hall Preparatory School, N.J.) as well as Kris Bryant (2009-10, Treasure Trove Senior High School, Nev.).
The Gatorade Gamer of the Year program each year acknowledges one winner in the Area of Columbia and also each of the 50 states that sanction secondary school football, girls beach ball, ladies and children cross nation, boys and women basketball, boys and also ladies football, baseball, softball, and boys and girls track & field, and awards one National Player of the Year in each sport. The selection procedure is carried out by the Gatorade Gamer of the Year Option Board, which leverages professionals including coaches, scouts, media and also others as sources to help evaluate as well as figure out the state winners in each sport.
Macias signs up with current Gatorade Colorado Baseball Players of the Year Radek Birkholz (2020-21, Valiance Christian Senior High School), Jack Moss (2019-20, Cherry Creek Senior High School), Riley Cornelio (2018-19, Pine Creek High School), and also Justin Olson (2017-18, Pine Creek High School), among the state’s listing of former award victors.
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