Grayvold Jr. All-State again

NORWAY – For a second straight season, Norway’s John Grayvold, Jr. has earned a spot on the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association Division 4 All State Second Team.

Grayvold, Jr. was selected as a pitcher after finishing his senior season with a perfect 8-0 record on the mound and a 1.24 ERA. He also posted a .500 batting average and a 1.327 OPS at the plate.

Austin Grayvold earned a spot on the MHSBCA Division 4 All Region team as in infielder.

The Knights also issued 2013 team awards to five players.

Billy Bourg earned the Knights’ Silver Slugger Award for his .400 batting average.

The Coach’s Choice Award was given to Mike Faull for his efforts on the mound, in the field, at the plate and hard work in practice.

Austin Grayvold earned the Knights Gold Glove Award for posting a fielding percentage above .970 as an infielder.

Grayvold, Jr. was the Knights Team MVP and was awarded the Norway Baseball Scholarship.

Dan Vivio was presented with the Knights King of Arms Award for his 1.97 ERA as a pitcher.

“John Grayvold absolutely dominated this spring,” Knights coach tony Adams said. “Earning a spot on the All-State Team two years in a row is quite an accomplishment.

“We have enjoyed watching Billy Bourg, John Grayvold, and Dan Vivio excel in our high school program over the years. Mike Faull and Austin Grayvold had good seasons and we will be expecting even more from them next year.”

Norway (15-6) won a third straight district title before falling in a regional title game.