The Bayfield Wolverines and Monte Vista Pirates, baseball co-champions of the Intermountain League, dominated the all-conference selections announced this week.
The Wolverines, who advanced to the state playoffs for the 10th time in the last 11 years, had five players named to the all-league first team. Another Wolverine was an honorable mention selection by IML baseball coaches.
Senior Jeff Huffmyer led the Wolverines. The pitcher-outfielder-infielder was a repeat selection to the all-conference baseball team.
He was joined by BHS juniors Ryan Terry, Brenden Harrison, Jared Qualls and Shea Conrad.
All four return next year for Bayfield head coach Ken Hibbard, who will coach his 12th season at BHS next year.
Bayfield freshman Colt Walker, who handled the catching duties for the Wolverines, was named all-league honorable mention.
Monte Vista had four players named to the all-league list: seniors Mikael Salazar and Lucas Torres and juniors Myles Wiedeman and Max Whitmer.
Two more Pirates - junior Ryan Milne and sophomore Beau Bradshaw - were honorable-mention selections.
Freshman Austin Devooght and senior Ryan Hujus of Pagosa Springs were voted to the all-league team. Junior Paul Hoffman of Pagosa was an honorable-mention selection.
Centauri junior Vincent Chacon was named to the all-league team, and Josh Jarvis and Tyler Buhr of Centauri were honorable-mention selections.
Whitmer, Monte Vista's standout pitcher, was named the conference player of the year.
Scott Wiedeman, who led Monte Vista back to the state playoffs, was voted 2009 coach of the year.
Bayfield finished the season 13-7, including an 8-6 loss to Cedaredge in the first round of the state playoffs.
Monte Vista lost 8-5 to Hotchkiss in the first round of the state playoffs.