Tippecanoe Valley standout pitcher James Hackworth was tabbed as an honorable mention All-State pick in Class 3-A by the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association.
The hard-throwing southpaw posted a 6-1 mark on the hill this spring and pitched the Vikings to the Class 3-A Wawasee Sectional championship. Hackworth fired a three-hitter with 15 strikeouts in the sectional title game win over NorthWood.
Hackworth, who will play collegiately at Indiana State, also hit nearly .500 this spring for the Vikings, who finished their season 16-10. Hackworth finished his prep career with a 23-9 mark with two no-hitters and 411 strikeouts.