Bobcat Baseball Players Round-Out Summer Seasons
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College & State University baseball program had seven student-athletes compete in summer collegiate leagues throughout the country. Here is a look at how each of them has fared in their respective leagues.
The righty had the longest drive to his summer destination, traveling to Missouri to play for the Nevada Griffons of the Missouri-Iowa-Nebraska-Kansas (MINK) League … Posted an impressive 4-0 record in 34.2 innings pitched … Was second on the team with a 2.22 ERA … Also recorded 25 strikeouts … Led the Griffons to a 22-19 overall record, good for second place in the South Division.
Rising senior Billy Henley (Cherrylog, Ga.)
Caught for the Signature Park Grizzlies in the Sun Belt Baseball League.
Rising senior Dillon Waters (Suwanee, Ga.)
Pitched for the Atlanta Astros in the Sun Belt Baseball League … The Astros are currently one win away from the league’s championship game.
Rising junior Benton Yaun (Marietta, Ga.)
Played for the Fayetteville Swampdogs of the Coastal Plains League (CPL) … Played in 36 games, starting 28 … Hit .182 for the season with three doubles and two RBI … The Swampdogs finished with an overall record of 21-32.
Rising sophomore Chris George (Woodstock, Ga.)
Pitched for the Carolina Stingers in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League (SCBL) … Posted a 2-2 record in 18.1 innings of work … Had a 7.85 ERA … Recorded 11 strikeouts … The Stingers wound up 18-18 on the season.
Rising sophomore Cody Maas (Alpharetta, Ga.)
Also played in the SCBL, catching for the Carolina Chaos … Played in 30 games, hitting at a .289 clip … Had nine doubles and 15 RBI … The Chaos were one win away from competing in the SCBL Championship.
Rising sophomore Michael Jeanes (Peachtree City, Ga.)
Pitched for the Home Plate Chukars in the Sun Belt Baseball League … Led the team with a 0.69 ERA, allowing only one earned run in 13 innings pitched … Went 2-0 while accumulating 17 strikeouts … The Chukars finished with a 12-15 record.
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