A Cape Ann League All-Star and team co-captain, Caleb Stott was Newburyport’s team MVP this year, batting .382 on the season with 19 runs, 12 RBIs and 11 stolen bases. Stott also had a knack for coming through in the clutch, as he either scored or drove in four game-winning runs over the course of the season. Stott said the highlight of his year was winning the Spofford Tournament, and he will attend Merrimack College in the fall.
A Cape Ann League All-Star, Scott Webster earned Newburyport’s Most Versatile Player award thanks to his contributions as both a pitcher and catcher. On the mound, Webster had a 0.84 ERA and was 2-2 with 1 save on the year. He also gave up only two earned runs in 24.2 innings of work to go along with 35 strikeouts. At the plate, Webster hit .308 with 20 hits, eight runs, seven RBIs and five stolen bases. The highlight of the season was recording a save in the 10th inning of Newburyport’s 2-1 win over Saugus on May 13. Webster looks up to Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts as a role model; after graduating, Webster said he hopes to play baseball in college.
A Cape Ann League All-Star, James Wood was one of Triton’s most prolific hitters this year, batting .370 on the season, including 17 hits, five runs scored, four RBIs, three doubles, three walks and three stolen bases. Wood said the highlight of his season was Triton’s 8-7 win over Amesbury on May 3, in which Wood hit a double to lead off the seventh to spark a come-from-behind victory for the Vikings. Upon graduating next year, Wood said he hopes to play baseball in college, where he will pursue a major in business.