Silverado’s Taormina named second-team All-American

Vince Taormina, a sophomore catcher at Silverado, was named a second-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.

Taormina, who batted .376 with four homers and 26 RBIs for the Skyhawks last season, was the only player from Las Vegas selected to the first or second teams.

Collegiate Baseball honored 186 high school athletes from across the country with its selections.

Outfielder M.J. Farthing of Bishop Manogue in Reno and catcher Nate Nolan of Damonte Ranch in Reno were named to the first team. Third baseman Kyle Pruneau of Bishop Manogue and infielder Justin Bridgman of Damonte Ranch were named to the second team.