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Luke Maglich and Ranger Suarez earned top honors with the Williamsport Crosscutters in 2016

The year-end honors continue to roll-in and Luke Maglich and Ranger Suarez were celebrated by the Williamsport Crosscutters. The 'cutters missed the playoffs, but Maglich and Suarez both had big seasons for the club.

The Williamsport Crosscutters presented their annual end-of-season awards prior to the final game of the 2016 season on September 5 at BB&T Ballpark.

In an award voted on by the Cutters players and coaches, outfielder Luke Maglich was named the 2016 Williamsport Crosscutters Most Valuable Player.

Maglich was the 36th round pick of the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2016 draft out of the University of South Florida, and finished the season with a .261 average with one home run and 18 RBI. He was second on the team in on-base percentage (.355) and led the team with 20 walks.

The Rankin Johnson Pitcher of the Year Award, also voted by fellow players and coaches, went to Cutters left-hander Ranger Suarez, who led the team with six wins, and his 2.81 ERA led Cutters starters, as did is two complete games. Suarez threw a no-hitter July 26th at BB&T Ballpark and was named to the NYPL All-Star team.

Other award winners were:

Crosscutters Booster Club Most Popular Player Award – First baseman Darick Hall

Max & Alta Border Community Service Award – Luke Maglich

Lycoming County United Way Home Run Team Player of the Year – Darick Hall

Gold Star Employee of the Year- Team Photographer Judi Pinkerton

The Crosscutters finished the 2016 season in second-place in the Pinckney Division with a record of 39-36 under second year manager Pat Borders.

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