• Groesbeck Goat baseball player, Mark Smith, was selected to the THSBCA’s all-state second team recently. Smith played a big role in helping with the Goats first place finish in District 19-3A and advancing to the regional quarterfinals in the UIL state playoffs this past season. Journal file photo

Smith selected second team all-state by THSBCA

Journal Staff Report

Groesbeck Goats first baseman, Mark Smith, was recently selected to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association all-state second team at his position.

Smith played a huge part in the success the Goats had this past baseball season, batting .387 with 41 hits, 11 doubles, two home runs, 24 runs and led the team in Runs Batted In with 45.

One of his homers came in the second game of the Goats bi-district playoff series with the Lexington Eagles at home. Smith hit a two-run shot over the right field fence as Groesbeck closed out the two-game series with a 9-2 win to advance to the area round.

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