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Thursday May 26th, 2022 1:14PM

Baseball: 8-A coaches select All-Region team

By AccessWDUN

Towns County senior Will DeVries was named the Region 8-A Player of the Year Monday.

The team was selected by the region coaches.

Athens Christian dominated the awards, including senior Andrew Hayes being named Pitcher of the Year and Athens Christian coach Allen Osborne being selected as Coach of the Year.

Riverside Military Academy senior James Basham was the only local player named to the first team.

Below os the complete All-Region team by positions:

Region 8-A All-Region Team

Player of the Year: Will DeVries, Sr., Towns County
Pitcher of the Year: Andrew Hayes, Sr., Athens Christian
Coach of the Year: Allen Osborne, Athens Christian 

1st Team Infield
Chan Pethel, Sr., Athens Christian
Brennan Carter, Sr., George Walton Academy
Trey Wilcox, Sr., Tallulah Falls
Spence Johns, Sr., Hebron Christian Academy
Jake Mattix, Sr., Providence Christian Academy

2nd Team Infield 
Sam Stewart, Fr., Lakeview Academy
Brannon Browner, Sr., Lakeview Academy
Omar Daniels, So., George Walton Academy
Luke Matthews, Jr., Providence Christian
Zach Davenport, Sr., Towns County

1st Team Outfield
Terrell Mattox, Sr., Athens Christian
Archie Killian, Sr., Athens Christian
Keegan Tranum, Sr., Providence Christian
Christian Marquez, Sr., Hebron Christian

2nd Team Outfield 
Jordan Thomas, Sr., Lakeview Academy
Bailey Whitlock, Sr., Lakeview Academy
Trace Jeffers, So., Prince Avenue Christian

1st Team Catcher 
James Basham, Sr., Riverside Military Academy
Jackson Taylor, Sr., Towns County

2nd Team Catcher 
Cade Overstreet, Sr., Commerce
Jackson Reynolds, Jr., Athens Academy

1st Team Utility
Kale Ledford, Sr., George Walton Academy

1st Team DH
Andrew Bray, Sr., Prince Avenue Christian

1st Team Pitchers 
Andy Weisgerber, Sr., Providence Christian
Trey Felt, Jr., Prince Avenue Christian
Emory Vaughan, Jr., Athens Christian
Steven Casey, Sr., Hebron Christian
Jack White, Jr., Athens Academy

2nd Team Pitchers 
Cason Brown, Sr., George Walton Academy
Danny Westbury, Jr., Prince Avenue Christian
Ed Ferguson, Sr., Athens Academy
Cole Tillotson, So., Providence Christian

Honorable Mention:
Infield: Andrew Estes, Fr., Lakeview Academy
Pitcher: Rob Hamby, Sr., Lakeview Academy
Catcher: Josh Henderson, Sr., Lakeview Academy

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