Four Martinsville Mustangs earned 2021 First and Second All-CPL Team honors, announced by the Coastal Plain League on Wednesday.
After finishing the 2021 summer first on the team and third in the league with a .368 average, outfielder Benny Serrano (Niagara) was selected to the All-CPL First Team. Serrano racked up 39 hits, nine doubles and knocked in 19 runs during his first season in Martinsville.
Catcher Matt Malone (Minot State) joined Serrano on the First-Team squad. Malone ranked sixth in the CPL and second on the Mustangs in hitting, compiling a .353 average with a team-high 42 hits, two doubles, two homers and 20 RBI. Malone also finished tied for first in stolen bases with 14.
Completing his third season with the Mustangs in 2021, outfielder Christian Easley (UMBC) was named to the All-CPL Second Team. The Collinsville, VA native hit .317 for the Mustangs with 39 hits, nine doubles, two triples, one home run and swiped 14 bags.
Fellow outfielder Will Knight (VMI) was also named to the All-CPL Second Team. Knight, during his second season in Martinsville, secured a team-high three triples and finished second on the squad in homers with three. He also notched 41 hits, 25 RBI and stole 14 bases.