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  1. Sports

Tampa Bay Times' all-North Suncoast baseball teams

Nature Coast isn't typically known for its baseball prowess. But sophomore lefty Jonathan "JP" Gates is bringing some notoriety to the team. Perfect Game raves about his showcase performances and the 6-foot-2 190-pounder's already committed to the University of Miami. (Photos courtesy of Jennifer Freeman)

Player of the Year: Jonathan Gates, So., Nature Coast

Pitcher of the Year: Kirby Osborn, Sr., Land O'Lakes

Coach of the Year: Frank Vitale, Nature Coast

First team

P Jakob Mattos, So., Mitchell

P Carson Ragsdale, Sr., Bishop McLaughlin

P Tommy Mace, Jr., Sunlake

P Miguel Martinez, Sr., Springstead

C Dillon Sink, Sr., Wesley Chapel

INF Max Law, Jr., Land O'Lakes

INF Michael Wu, Jr., Sunlake

INF Jake Treloar, Sr., Ridgewood

INF Ryan DelNegro, Jr., Mitchell

OF Paul Coumoulos, Jr., Bishop McLaughlin

OF Mason Stacy, Sr., Nature Coast

OF Jaden Cooper, Sr., Ridgewood

DH Dillon Morton, Jr., Bishop McLaughlin

Util McCabe Sargent, Jr., Land O'Lakes

Second team

P Gunnar Hoglund, So., Fivay

P Dominic Diaz, Jr., Bishop McLaughlin

P Noah Siem, Sr., Springstead

P Pierce Kimbrough, Sr., Hernando

C Zack Witforth, Sr., Hudson

INF Jacob Rodriguez, Sr., Bishop McLaughlin

INF Zach Ghelfi, Sr., Wesley Chapel

INF Ryan Oneill, So., Gulf

INF Jake Murray, Sr., Springstead

OF Colton Bierly, So., Wesley Chapel

OF Mike Smith, Jr., Gulf

OF Tanner Picerno, Jr., Ridgewood

DH Kyle Frick, Sr., Mitchell

Util Chris Berglund, Jr., Bishop McLaughlin

Honorable mention

Central: Matthew Warner; Fivay: Kyle Haglund, Trey Doran; Hernando: Andres Cabrera, Tyler Skipper; Elijah Ramirez; Land O'Lakes: Austin Forest, Dustin Harris; Mitchell: Tyler Edling, Trevor Foggia, Kyle Blakeney; Nature Coast: Zach Funkhouser, Ryan Lotito, Brandon Santiago; Pasco: Jake Starling, Corey Mills, Dylan Gobel; Ridgewood: Thomas Delfel; River Ridge: Mike Pineda; Springstead: Luke Laferty; Sunlake: Jacob Ortiz, Ethan Nuebling; Weeki Wachee: Marc Swarrow, Dalton Mosser; Wesley Chapel: Hunter Moye; Wiregrass Ranch: Kyle Algerio, Jeremy Moser; Zephyrhills: Marcus Gonzalez