Toby Brown is preparing for the next level.
The Augusta Christian graduate recently signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Toccoa Falls College.
Brown is training this summer for his college debut.
"Jonathan Harriman and I work out every morning," Brown said. "I'm hitting a lot of balls in the cage and off the tee."
His main goal is to become a stronger hitter.
"I think that my fielding is solid," he said. "I'm working on hitting to the opposite field."
Augusta Christian coach Craig Johnson agreed.
"He is steady in the outfield," Johnson said. "He is real consistent and rarely made mistakes. He did a good job for us."
Brown, who has been playing baseball for as long as he can remember, ended his high school career with the Lions at center field. He will soon play left field for the Eagles.
All-region in both baseball and football, Brown hit .301 and drove in 22 runs this season at Augusta Christian.
He was glad to end his senior campaign with a state championship title.
"It was a good way to go out," Brown said.
Brown has been AC baseball's vocal leader for the past two years, according to Johnson.
Brown said he would feel his way through things at Toccoa Falls and definitely take on a leadership role in the right situation.
He received looks from Truett-McConnell and Young Harris but chose Toccoa Falls because he liked the atmosphere, campus and coach.
"Coach said I had a good personality and that he could talk to me," Brown said.
Toccoa Falls ended last year's baseball season with a 25-10 record. Brown thinks he will get some good playing time during his inaugural year with the team.
When the first day of practice begins on Aug. 15, Brown said he plans to be ready.
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