COLCHESTER — Three recent Otter Valley Union High School grads who played for the Rutland Post 31 American Legion baseball team were named among the top players in the American Legion Southern District this summer. Two rising juniors at Vergennes Union High School got second-team honors in the Legion Northern District for their play on the Addison County Legion team.
Otter Valley ace Josh Beayon, who was the Addison Independent player of the year for 2018 and 2019, last week was named Co-Pitcher of the Year, along with Brattleboro Post 5’s Adam Newton, for the Southern District. Beayon was...
OV SENIOR JOSH Beayon repeats as the Addison IndependentBaseball Player of the Year after another outstanding season on the mound and at the plate. Beayon is pictured here during the Division II final at UVM’s Centennial Field. Independent photo/Steve James
ADDISON COUNTY — Once again the Otter Valley baseball team proved to be the best locally, even though a heartbreaking loss in the Division II final left the talented Otters one win short of the top prize.
Still, Coach Mike Howe’s Otters won 18 games. They were led by four members of the 2019 Addison Independent Baseball All-Star Team, including senior Josh Beayon, who repeats as the Addison Independent Player of the Year. The other three Independent all-stars teamed up with Beayon not only this year, but also during the past four years for an outstanding run that included the 2017 D-II title...