Lasure, Danville earn preseason baseball accolades

Danville catcher Andrew Lasure received honorable mention on the Louisville Slugger Preseason High School All-America baseball team selected by Collegiate Baseball newspaper.

Lasure, a senior who has signed to play for East Tennessee State, is the fourth Danville player to receive All-America recognition and the third in six years, joining Duran Elmore (2010), Rich Witten (2007) and Paul Morse (1992), the current Danville coach.

Morse’s Admirals are ranked No. 14 in the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association’s preseason poll.

Danville is one of four 12th Region teams to receive votes for the poll, along with West Jessamine, which is ranked 18th, Somerset and Pulaski County.

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