Monday, March 23, 2009

Mallard Creek soph named to All-America team

Mallard Creek sophomore Mikal Hill, an infielder, was named to the Perfect Game USA High School Preseason Underclassman All-American baseball second team.

Hill, who stole 37 bases as a freshman, has committed to South Carolina. Christian Pfaft, an R-S Central infielder, also was a second-team pick.

Named as honorable mentions were Grayson Atwood and Brandon Burris (Mount Pleasant), Hunter Conley and Keith Prowse (Hopewell), Caleb Cunningham and Duece Wright (South Mecklenburg), and Brian Holberton and Grant Fisher (Myers Park).

- Cliff Mehrtens