Calallen, Vets Memorial lead Hooks Massive College Baseball All-Star staff

Calallen, Vets Memorial lead Hooks Large School Baseball All-Star team

Calallen and Veterans Memorial each had three selections to captain the Hooks South Texas Large School Preseason 2022 All-Star Baseball team, which was announced Friday.

Calallen’s contingent included senior pitcher and Texas A&M signee Justin Lamkin, as well as senior first baseman Brayden Sprencel and senior outfielder Terik Hickmon.

Veterans Memorial senior pitcher and re-pick Xavier Perez, was joined by second baseman Jake Martinez and outfield Nick Reyes.

Gregory-Portland’s Easton Dowell, who signed with Texas Tech, was one of three repeat picks in this year’s roster.

2022 South Texas Preseason All-Star Team – Large School Baseball Division


Keevyn Goss, Ray, Jr.

Justin Lamkin, Calallen, Sr. (2021 selection)

Xavier Perez, Veterans Memorial, Sr. (2021 selection)


Nash Villegas, Flour Bluff, Sr.

First base

Brayden Sprencel, Calallen, Sr.

second base

Jake Martinez, Veterans Memorial, Sr.

third base

Easton Dowell, Gregory-Portland, Sr. (2021 selection)

short stop

Jack Bell, Ray, Jr.


Terik Hickmon, Callallen, Sr.

Nick Reyes, Veterans Memorial, Sr.

Camdyn Rozypal, Tuloso-Midway, Sr.

Designated Racquet

Easton Hewitt Carroll Jr.


Kaden Kolle, Victoria Ost, Sr.

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Len Hayward is Sports Director for the USA Today Sports Network Region and Sports Editor for The Caller-Times. Support more coverage like this by checking out our subscription options and special offers at