Special Photo by Andrea Smoak Photography Team Gamblin won the Columbia County All County Classic was held at Riverside Park on Saturday, April 21. Team members are Connor Hogan (front, from left), Ty Snipes, Austin Shead, AJ Allen, Daniel Lee and John Belser; Jacob Hardin (standing, from left), Noah McBride, Joe Cornett, Avery Smoak, Charlie Blackwell, Caleb Burke, Alex Rainey, Chris Brown, and Kenny Gamblin. Coach Chris Gamblin is in back. Daniel Wiggins won the home run derby with Connor Hogan coming in second. Connor Hogan was the recipient of both the Top Pitcher and MVP awards. Jacob Hardin was awarded the Best Defensive Player.
The Evans High School ninth-grade team went 12-0 for the season. Team members are Elliott Melton (front, from left), Conner Dowling, Evan Shearer, Zack Cooper, Conner Murray and Filepe Rivera; Seth Carter (back, from left), Hunter Watts, Tyler Matthews, Hunter Dollander and Robert Sammons. Coaches are Bryce Massey and Eric Leiden.