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Columbia County All-Region baseball team announced

Posted: June 18, 2017 - 12:59am
Greenbrier’s Matthew Chester (middle).

Greenbrier's Matthew Chester was named Region 3-AAAAAA Player of the Year after helping lead the Wolfpack to a region championship.

Along with Chester, teammate Bryce Melear was named the region's top pitcher, along with Ashton Sturgell of Evans.

Chester, a junior, led Columbia County batters hit .439 with county-best 43 hits, along with 13 doubles. He also knocked in 27 runs.

Melear, a sophomore, went 5-1 with a 2.02 ERA. He also struck out 62 batters in 55 innings.

Sturgell, a junior, went 5-2 with a 0.97 ERA. He also notched two saves, striking out 48 batters in 50.2 innings.

Here's a look at the Region 3-AAAAAA first team and honorable mention players:

Region 3-AAAAAA

Player of the Year: Matthew Chester - Greenbrier

Co-Pitcher of The Year: Bryce Melear -Greenbrier, Ashton Sturgell - Evans

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First Team

C- Walker Edmonson - Alcovy

1B - Garrett Marchman - Greenbrier

2B - Hayden Harrison - Greenbrier

3B - Trey Gomillion - Grovetown

SS - Reid Tulowitzky - Lakeside

OF - John Waters - Greenbrier

OF - Caleb Ramsey - Heritage

OF - Carter Gibbons - Lakeside

OF - Terrell Dent - Grovetown

Utility - Jacob Hardin - Lakeside

DH - Brannen Guy - Grovetown

P - Hayden Harris - Grovetown

P - Davis Cook - Lakeside

P - Griffin Holcombe - Heritage

P Dalton Smith - Alcovy

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Honorable Mention

Evans - Levin Lackey, Bryan Mitchell, Hunter Rachels, Kyle Wilkinson

Lakeside - Eric Becker, Austin Matthews, John D'Amelio

Greenbrier - Jackson Rosier, Eric Jenkins, Noah Cunningham, Parker Sewell

Grovetown - Caleb Rush

Heritage - Nolan Woodward, Kelsey Weems, Calabria Atkins, Cole Smith, Ray Joseph, Nick Watson-Garcia

 

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