Highland senior center fielder Ben Klafczynski was named to the 2007 Louisville Slugger All-American team.
Klafczynski, a Kent State recruit, hit .613 with 12 home runs and 51 RBI to lead the Hornets (23-9, 11-3 in the Suburban League) to their first appearance in a regional championship game. He also recorded 18 steals in 19 attempts and scored 43 runs. As a pitcher, Klafczynski went 3-2 with a 1.97 ERA and three saves. He also struck out 23 batters in 22 innings of work.
Klafczynski holds school records for career home runs (30) and career RBI (125).