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THS players on all-metro roster

Staff Report

Two Tallassee players have been chosen for the Montgomery Advertiser All-Metro 2018 Class 1A-4A baseball team. Two more are honorable mention.

Senior graduates Casey Baynes and Jake Burton are first-team infielders. Fellow senior Parker Neighbors and junior Jackson Gantt have been recognized as honorable mention.

Baynes and Gantt were also honorable mention for the Alabama Sports Writers Association all-state team.

Front, left to right: Neighbors, Baynes and Burton on signing day at THS
with coaches Craig McDaniel (top left) and Adam Clayton.

Baynes hit .373 with a .555 on-base percentage and drove in 24 runs. He is a two-time all-metro selection. Burton batted .348 with 21 RBIs and had a .455 on-base percentage.

Burton and Neighbors will play next season at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. Baynes is headed to Southern Union Community College.

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