GHC Recruits More High School Baseball Stars
Holds Spring Signing for Inaugural Team
Eleven high-school seniors visited Georgia Highlands College on Monday, April 22 to sign letters of intent for the college’s inaugural baseball team, which begins next academic year, 2013-2014. The recruits come mainly from the northwest Georgia area, and include two players from Cartersville, five from Cobb County, and one each from Floyd, Lumpkin, Gwinnett and Dawson Counties.
Marra bases his opinion about the abilities of the new team on some impressive high-school records. Mitchell Mannino of Marietta, for example, let his team to the Region 4 AAAAA championship, the AAAAA state quarter-finals and 15 straight wins for Hillgrove High School, a school record. Ty Fowler of Cartersville played a perfect game on the WWBA All-Tournament team in July 2012. Elijah White from Kennesaw was a 2013 Perfect Game Stand-out.
Signing with Highlands on Monday:
Austin Adams, Cartersville High School, Cartersville
Freddie Beamon, Lumpkin County High School, Dahlonega
Jeremy Brown, Mill Creek High School, Dacula
David Chester, Dawson County High School, Dawsonville
Ty Fowler, Cartersville High School, Cartersville
Dalton Geekie, McEachern High School, Powder Springs
James Leggett, Allatoona High School, Powder Springs
Mitchell Mannino, Hillgrove High School, Marietta
Tyler Smith, Pepperell High School, Lindale
Nick Walker, McEachern High School, Powder Springs
Elijah White, North Cobb High School, Kennesaw