The All-District 5-5A teams for baseball and softball were released on Monday, following the end-of-season coaches meeting.

Both Los Lunas Tiger squads were well represented on their respective teams, with the softball team having five selections as well as two honorable mention picks and baseball earning four selections and two honorable mentions.

The softball team, which went 18-4 this year and reached the semi-finals of the state tournament, also had the district player of the year in Alex Tenorio. Joining Tenorio on the All-District team were Mackenzie Zuni, Kylie Garcia, Edyn Lopez and Olivia Lucero.

Kendall Ostler and Alexxa Torres earned honorable mentions for their efforts. Tenorio earned four of the six votes for player of the year.

For the Tigers baseball team, which went 10-10 on the year, highlighted by a 7-3 record in district play, Logan Heath headlined the group of Tigers named to the team and was joined by Karlos and Paul Cieremans as well as Casey Herrell.

Nick Madrid and Vladimir Olivas were the two honorable mentions for the Tigers. Heath and Olivias as well as Marlon Cruz and Nick Madrid were named to the all-academic team, led by Olivias and his 4.2 grade point average.

As for Belen, the Belen High School baseball team earned four first-team selections as Kenny Trujillo, Diego Avila, Charlie Wisneski and Aiden Padilla were among the 14 named to the team.

Valencia High School had one representative in Eliseo Ramirez. Andrew Apodaca rounded out Valencia’s presence on the list with his second-team selection.

Belen contributed five players to the second team with Jace and Tyler Martinez, Christian Wilson, Luciano Gomez and John Trujillo being selected.

Matthew Cornelius of St. Pius X was named player of the year and his coach Matt McCoy won coach of the year.

In 4A softball, Belen placed eight players between the first and second teams, while Valencia added two.

The Eagles were represented by Danae Chavira, Araceli Franco, Davrye Padilla and Analelli Chavez on the first team. Alesha Zamora was the Jaguars only representative on the first team.

On the second team, Faith Aguilar represented VHS. Esperanza Kaneshiro, Raylynn Masterman, Ealayah Esquibel and Madison Lucero earned second-team awards for BHS.

Belen alum and St. Pius X head coach Roni Marquez was named coach of the year.

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Cameron Goeldner grew up in Boulder, Colo., and attended the University of New Mexico. He covers everything sports for all Valencia County schools.