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HHS junior Jacob Koch prepares to deliver a pitch during the Tigers' regular-season game against Liberty.

Five members of the Houston baseball team received all-district recognition. 

Jacob Koch, Alex Castleman, Sterling Jackson and Connor Wilson were voted onto the team by the Class 3 District 10 coaches. 

Braedin Groff received honorable mention.

Koch had seven wins while leading the Tigers with a 2.20 ERA and 1.33 WHIP. He struck out 46 batters and walked 25 in 41 1/3 innings. The junior right-hander was the winning pitcher in the Tigers’ first district championship victory since 2007.

Castleman, a sophomore, led HHS with 12 extra-base hits while tying for the team lead in hits (30) and home runs (2). He ranked second in the lineup with a .375 batting average and .447 on-base percentage.

Jackson, a junior first baseman, led the Tigers in batting (.405), on-base percentage (.516) and runs batted in (28). He tied for the team lead with 30 hits and a pair of home runs. Jackson struck out just six times in 93 plate appearances.

Wilson, a junior shortstop, hit .333 from the No. 2 spot in the lineup with a .443 on-base percentage. He was second on the team with nine doubles and 22 runs scored. Wilson was successful on 12 of his 13 steal attempts.

Groff, a senior right-hander, went 3-1 on the mound while striking out 46 batters and walking 35 in 26 1/3 innings. He allowed just 16 hits and had a 4.52 ERA.

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