Area’s best assembled on The Times 2022 Baseball All-Area Team

Somonauk's Brendan Roberts (24) dives into home plate to score a run as Earlville catcher Garett Cook (12) waits for the late throw on Thursday, April 14, 2022, in Somonauk.

FIRST TEAM

Ottawa-Marquette’s Brady Ewers drives in the only Crusaders run against Brown County Friday, June 3, 2022 during the IHSA Class 1A baseball state semifinal.
Streator's Brady Grabowski (20), shown in this 2021 file photo congratulating teammate Parker Phillis (27), has committed to continue his education and baseball career at Division I Murray State University.
Ottawa's Payton Knoll fires a pitch to Indian Creek's Reese McRoberts in the second inning of Saturday's game at King Field.
Marquette's Sam Mitre (32) dives safe to first during a pick-off play against Newman Monday at the supersectional.
Ottawa-Marquette’s Logan Nelson completes the double play against Brown County Friday, June 3, 2022 during the IHSA Class 1A baseball state semifinal.
Somonauk's Brendan Roberts (24) delivers a pitch to Putnam County on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 in Somonauk. Roberts struck out 14 Panthers and allowed just one hit and two walks in six innings of work, but suffered the loss.
Streator's Adam Williamson (5) delivers a pitch to Woodland/Flanagan-Cornell on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, in Streator.

SECOND TEAM

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