Owens earns spot on 1A all-state squad

Polk County's Holden Owens

Polk County’s Holden Owens has been named to the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association 2018 1A All-State team.

The Western Highlands Conference player of the year, Owens helped lead Polk County to the WHC championship and a school-record 20 wins.

The recent graduate and Guilford Technical Community College signee hit .493 with 10 home runs and a school single-season record 51 RBI. Owens also set a season record for total bases and finished his career with the school record for RBI (79) and sharing the record for hits (101).

The complete NCBCA 1A All-State squad:

Player of the Year: Kain Kiser, East Surry
Wesley Summey, Bessemer City
AJ Wilson, East Surry
Bryce Vestal, East Wilkes
Carter Long, North Moore
Chandler Williams, Franklin Academy
Caleb Irwin, Murphy
Joey Curry, Murphy
Royce Peterson, Murphy
Lucas Barolet, Murphy
Andy Duran, Queen’s Grant
Ben Ward, John A.Holmes,
Devin Mathis, Perquimans
Mason Votava, Perquimans
Chance Howard, Rosewood
Jordan Leggett, Beargrass Charter
Hunter Forbes Beargrass Charter
Andrew Summerlin, Riverside-Martin,
Michael Allen, Manteo
Parker Boyd, Northside
Rhett Lowder, North Stanly,
Logan Spivey, South Stanly
Hayden Brown, South Stanly,
Chase Sykes, Voyager
Aaron Beasley, Voyager
Carson Lowder North Stanly,
Holden Owens, Polk County
Joe Delossantos, Granville Central
Jake Craddock, North Stokes
Layton Helms, North Stokes
Jared Emory, Cherryville