Indian Baseball Team Holds Banquet
A number of Stephens County Indian baseball players are recipients of All-Region honors.
Those players were among those recognized at last Wednesday’s baseball season banquet held at Stephens County High School.
Ryan Cleveland was named the Region 8-AAAA Hitter of the Year, while Austin Lord was named the region’s Pitcher of the Year.
Cleveland and Lord were also named to the All-Region team, along with Kain Dyer-Hewitt, Davis McCall, and Max Thomas.
The Stephens County High School baseball team also handed out a number of other awards during last week’s banquet.
- MVP – Ryan Cleveland and Austin Lord
- Best Defensive Player – Austin Lord (1.90 ERA, 71 K, 14 BB)
- Best Offensive Player – Max Thomas
- Coaches Award – Luke Gibbs
- “Mr. Hustle” Coaches Award – Casey Dickerson
- Comeback Player of the Year – Dustin McCall
- Most Improved Player – Logan Bell and Easton Davis
- Highest Batting Average – Max Thomas (.432)
Junior Varsity Awards
- MVP – Evan Rumsey (.511 BA, 7-0 pitching record)
- Best Offensive Player – Andrew Floyd (.405) and Ben Cleveland (.460)
- Best Defensive Player – Jacob Haddock
- Coaches Award – Logan Loudermilk
- Most Improved Player – Konner Quick (.396)
The Stephens County Indian varsity baseball team finished 22-7 on the year, falling to Crisp County in the state AAAA quarterfinals.
Meanwhile, the Indian junior varsity baseball team finished 16-2 on the season, taking second place in the JV Region tournament.