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Bandits 2003 Honor “Bits”

Bandit 2003 Honor Roll Highlights
Omar Quintanilla is drafted in the first round by the Oakland A’s. Omar went to the University of Texas and was on the 2002 National Championship team. He made Big 12 All Conference and All Tournament teams during his 3 years with the Longhorns. He was also selected All American and played for Team USA. He played for the Bandits for 6 years starting at age 11 under Coach Mark Dillon. Recently, Omar has been named “best defensive player and quickest impact rookie” for the A’s organization.

Aaron Forrister and Micah Pennies make All-Conference Teams
Both Aaron and Micah provide the offense to lead College of the Southwest to its highest team honors ever. Both are graduates of Hanks High School. Aaron played for the Bandits starting at age 9 and continued all the way through his senior year of high school.
Micah begin playing with the Bandits at age 14 and also continued through his senior year in high school.
Both players played under Coach Larry Hernandez and Coach Brian Forrister.

Rick Rivas signs with Oklahoma State University
He joins fellow Bandit Beto Romo. Rick a graduate of Hanks High School built on his success as a freshmen with El Paso Community College. Rick played for the Bandits under Coach Javier Sandoval. Beto Romo graduated from Riverside High School. He was coached by Russell Letz during his Bandit years.

Josh Hernandez signs with the University of New Mexico Lobos.
Josh has a very prolific season leading El Paso Community College in every major offensive category. Josh played for the Bandits under Coach Javier Sandoval.

Josh Cordova also signs with the University of New Mexico
After leading the Hanks High School Knights offensively, Josh signs following his senior season. Josh played under Coach Javier Sandoval and Coach Ruben Munoz. Both players join fellow Bandit Kevin Letz on the Lobo squad. Kevin a 2001 Hanks graduate is a starting pitcher in the Lobo rotation. Kevin played under Coach Larry Hernandez, Coach Russell Letz and Coach Brian Forrister. He joined the Bandits at age 8 and played through his high school years with the Bandits.

Kyle Anson signs with Texas State University
Kyle Anson will take his prolific hitting accomplishments from El Paso Community College to San Marcos in 2004. He is a Socorro High School graduate where he earned All-District and All-City Honors. Kyle was named All-Conference during his two years with EPCC and helped the team to its best seasons ever. Kyle played for the Bandits under Coach Russell Letz.

Lance Sewell signs in early period to pitch for University of Arizona in Fall of 2004. Lance is a high school senior at Highland High School in Phoenix Arizona. Lance a lefthander has been clocked at 87 miles per hour with a high quality assortment of offspeed pitches as well. He is an outstanding student in the classroom as well. Lance played for the Bandits as a 10 year old for Coach Larry Hernandez.

Robert Gallegos, Adam Lopez and Jason Luna lead the Riverside Rangers football team to its highest football finish ever in 2003. A first ever Area Championship was added to previously attained District and Bi-District titles. Robert was named All City MVP, Adam and Jason gained All-District honors. All three played under Coach Larry Hernandez.

Josh Cervantes was named District 1-5A Most Valuable Defensive Player of the year in 2003. Josh is a senior at Montwood High School. He played his Bandit years under Coach Larry Hernandez.

Cameron Cornali, Marcos Garcia and Rober Gallegos were named to the Ysleta All-District Academic team. All three played under Coach Larry Hernandez.

Cameron Cornali was named Defensive MVP at the High School Senior Showcase football game in December.

The Bandits Baseball Organization won game number 2150 during the 2003 season. The organization has a winning percentage of over 84% during its 14 years of existence.

Coach Larry Hernandez’s teams won game #1100 during the 2003 season enroute to a 5th place finish at the Super Series World Series in St. Louis with 64 teams competing. The Bandits again claimed the Texas State and New Mexico State Championships for the second year in a row. In 2002, his team finished second in the Nation at Little Rock Arkansas. His teams have won 85% of their games since he started coaching in 1971.