Riley Cornelio named Colorado Baseball Player of the Year by Gatorade

Posted at 10:35 PM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 00:35:56-04

For the second straight year, the Gatorade Baseball player of the year award for Colorado resides at Pine Creek HS.

Riley Cornelio was recognized Tuesday after a stellar senior season with the Eagles. He went 7-2 on the mound, 89 strikeouts with an ERA of 2.43.

Justin Olson won the award for the 2018 season.

Cornelio is the sixth Pine Creek athlete to win a Gatorade player of the year award in any sport.

He is headed off to TCU next season to play baseball with the Horned Frogs.