The 2018 Ca­toosa-Walker County Base­ball Dream Team First Team

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Andrew Brock (Sr., LFO) - Al­lRe­gion and All-State hon­ors went to the sweet-swing­ing short­stop led the War­riors with a .566 av­er­age, while adding eight dou­bles, two homers and 34 RBIs and also scor­ing 32 runs.

Nathan Camp (Sr., Ring­gold) - A first team All-Re­gion and first team All-State pick, the fu­ture Ra­gin’ Ca­jun hit .376 with 10 dou­bles, six homers, 35 RBIs and 43 runs scored, while go­ing 12-1 on the mound with 74 strike­outs in 65 in­nings with a 1.83 ERA.

Tripp Church (Sr., Her­itage) - A 7-1 record, 81 strike­outs against just 17 walks in 62.1 in­nings and a 1.68 ERA on the hill earned the Gen­er­als’ lefty a first team All-Re­gion se­lec­tion and a Ge­or­gia Dugout Pre­view Mag­a­zine All-State sec­ond team spot.

Lance Dock­ery (Sr., Her­itage) - The 6-AAAA Player of the Year, first team All-Re­gion pick and sec­ond team All­State se­lec­tion belted seven homers from the lead­off slot and added seven dou­bles, six triples, 23 RBIs, 48 runs scored and a .386 bat­ting av­er­age.

Luke Grant (Sr., Her­itage) - First team All-Re­gion and first team All-State hon­ors went to the slick-field­ing cen­ter­fielder, who hit .410 for the Gen­er­als in the No. 2 spot in the or­der, while col­lect­ing seven dou­bles, three triples, 28 RBIs and 42 runs scored. Ri­ley Har­ri­son (Jr., Ridge­land) - The first team All-Re­gion pick was the Pan­thers’ team leader in av­er­age (.429), dou­bles (8), homers (5), RBIs (43) and runs scored (35), while plac­ing sec­ond on the club in stolen bases (26).

Jonathan Hickman (Sr., Her­itage) - A first team All-Re­gion and sec­ond team All-State pick, the short­stop hit .301 with 12 dou­bles, one homer, 24 RBIs and 24 runs scored, while also go­ing 7-1 on the mound with 50 strike­outs and eight walks in 47.2 in­nings with a 1.18 ERA.

Tan­ner Hill (Jr., Ridge­land) - A first team All-Re­gion catcher for the sec­ond straight year, the ju­nior bat­ted an even .400 with five dou­bles, a triple, four homers, 28 RBIs, 28 runs scored and 28 stolen bases, while adding two wins on the mound and 12 strike­outs in 18 in­nings.

Gavin Hollis (Sr., Ring­gold) - The fu­ture Lee Univer­sity Flame earned first team Al­lRe­gion hon­ors and hon­or­able men­tion All-State hon­ors after hit­ting .345 with 10 dou­bles, three homers and 28 RBIs with 24 runs scored for the Tigers.

Caleb Hop­kins (Sr., Gor­don Lee) - A first team All-State pick and the Walker County Player of the Year, the Tro­jans’ stand­out signee hit .358 with 15 dou­bles, six homers and 33 RBIs, while go­ing 5-1 as a pitcher with 35 strike­outs and 10 walks in 38 in­nings with a 2.58 ERA. Ty Jones (Sr., Ring­gold) - Lip­scomb is the next stop for the Tigers’ slug­ger, who bat­ted .407 with six dou­bles, five homers, 32 RBIs and 30 runs scored to pick up first team All-Re­gion hon­ors and sec­ond team All-State hon­ors by Ge­or­gia Dugout Pre­view.

Dy­lan Mingh­ini (Sr., Gor­don Lee) - Missed two months of the sea­son with a knee in­jury, but re­turned in the play­offs to fin­ish the year with a .477 av­er­age, 14 dou­bles, six homers, 28 RBIs and 15 runs scored and earn Class 1A Pub­lic School first team All-State and Player of the Year hon­ors.

Jake Poin­dex­ter (Fr., Gor­don Lee) - The rookie daz­zled on the mound for the Tro­jans, go­ing 7-1 and lead­ing the team in strike­outs (52) and in­nings pitched (50), walk­ing just 19 and fin­ish­ing with a 2.52 ERA to earn a sec­ond team All-State nod from Ge­or­gia Dugout Pre­view.

Daulton Sch­ley (Jr., Ring­gold) - The Tigers’ catcher had a break­out sea­son with 20 dou­bles, seven homers and 54 RBIs, while hit­ting a teamhigh .429 for the Blue-and­White to earn spots on the first team All-Re­gion and first team All-State squads.

An­dre Tarver (Jr., Ring­gold) - First team All-Re­gion and first team All-State sta­tus was be­stowed on the five-tool out­fielder, who bat­ted .422 for the Tigers to go with 18 dou­bles, seven homers, 37 RBIs and 55 runs scored. Wy­att Ten­nant (Jr., Ring­gold) - A .280 av­er­age, three dou­bles and 18 RBIs was a bonus, but the ju­nior earned first team All-Re­gion and sec­ond team All-State hon­ors by go­ing 9-1 in the hill with 83 strike­outs, 33 walks and a 1.59 ERA in 53 in­nings of work.

Holden Tucker (Jr., Ring­gold) - The bull­dog on the mound and at the plate, the ju­nior picked up first team All-Re­gion and first team All-State hon­ors by bat­ting .410 with five dou­bles, three homers and 32 RBIs and go­ing 6-3 with two saves, 95 K’s in 63 in­nings and a 1.67 ERA.

Cole Wil­cox (Sr., Her­itage) - A first team All-Re­gion and first team All-State pick, the Ca­toosa County Player of the Year went 9-2 with 95 strike­outs with 14 walks and a 1.60 ERA in 65.2 in­nings, while hit­ting .452 with 11 dou­bles, nine homers and 49 RBIs.

Dy­lan Wooten (Sr., Ridge­land) - First team All-Re­gion hon­ors went to the Pan­ther in­fielder, who bat­ted a ro­bust .397 with seven dou­bles and one homer to go with 17 RBIs, 22 runs scored and four stolen bases for the Class 4A state play­off par­tic­i­pants.

Jake Wright (Soph., Gor­don Lee) - Tak­ing on a big­ger role on the pitch­ing staff in his sec­ond sea­son, the All-State sec­ond teamer flour­ished with a 6-0 record and one save, strik­ing out 59 bat­ters, walk­ing 28 and end­ing the year with a 2.31 ERA in 39.1 in­nings for the state cham­pi­ons.

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