By NIC ROHLOFF
Dylan Mackenzie was part of a key core of a Canandaigua squad which won 18 games and earned a spot in the Class A state semifinals. The 5-foot-10 senior collected 28 hits for a .368 batting average last season, including three doubles, three triples and two home runs.
Mackenzie finished tied for first on the Braves in hits and second in batting average. He ranked third in runs batted in (19) as well, hitting .444 with runners in scoring position. The 5-foot-10 senior posted a .478 on-base percentage, scored 25 runs and drew 15 walks.
Defensively in the middle infield, Mackenzie only committed nine errors in 79 total chances (.890 fielding percentage) and paced the team with 45 assists. Mackenzie will continue his collegiate career at SUNY Cortland.
Canandaigua’s 18 victories included wins over Class A1 sectional semifinalists Irondequoit and Pittsford Mendon, A1 sectional runner-up Greece Athena and Class A2 sectional champion Pittsford Sutherland.