The 2019 baseball season is officially in the books for the Cranbrook Bandits following their annual year-end awards BBQ over the weekend, recognizing the team’s Junior and Senior players.
This season, the Junior Bandits made it to the semifinals at the State Invitational Tournament, losing 9-8 to the Kalispell Lakers.
More: Junior Bandits Conclude Season With Strong Showing at State Invitational (July 15, 2019)
Meanwhile, the Senior Bandits finished fifth at the West “A” District Championship following a 6-3 loss to the Glacier Twins, who would eventually lose to the Mission Valley Mariners in the Championship game.
More: Bandits Finish Fifth at West “A” District Tournament (July 22, 2019)
The Junior MVP award was given to Michael Schieman while Carson Meggison was crowned the Senior team MVP.
As well, Quinn Grist won the Senior team’s defensive award while Greg Rebagliati won the team’s offensive award.
Here’s the full list of the Junior and Senior Bandits 2019 Awards:
Cranbrook Junior Bandits
Offensive – Braycen Dube
Defensive – Brett Potter
Pitcher – Michael Schieman
Most Dedicated – Leif Dubreuil
Rookie – Tyson Tanner
MVP – Michael Schieman
Cranbrook Senior Bandits
Offensive – Greg Rebagliati
Defensive – Quinn Grist
Pitcher – Carson Meggison
Most Improved – Parker Thomson
Most Dedicated – Hayden Mastel
MVP – Carson Meggison
As well, the Cranbrook Bandits honoured Alex Smith, Tanner McLean, Carson Meggison, Quinn Grist, Parker Thomson, and Hayden Mastel, all of whom have graduated out of the Bandits baseball program.