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Alec Arnsdorff (Georgia Highlands College) — Arnsdorff has played in three games and is 2-for-6 with one run batted in.
Cal Baker (Georgia Southern University) — Baker, a sophomore infielder, has not seen action in the first seven games.

Austin Denney (Savannah State University) — A senior, Denney has an earned run average of 1.42. He has allowed two earned runs on 10 hits in 12 2/3 innings while striking out 13. Denney is 1-0 on the season in two starts.
Ryan Frederick (GSU) — Frederick has pitched in three games, giving up three earned runs in 4 2/3 innings on four hits. He has struck out four batters.

Eric Knox (Walters State Community College) — Knox is 6-for-37 in 11 games with two doubles and three RBIs.

Austin Peigh (Darton College) — In two games, Peigh is 2-for-5 with a walk and a stolen base.

Jacob Teston (East Georgia College) — Teston has not played yet in the Bobcats’ season.

Kyle Ward (Georgia College and State University) — Ward has pitched in three games and has allowed six earned runs on eight hits in four innings.



Demontrez Austin (South Georgia State College) — Austin is averaging 8.9 points and 10.9 rebounds per game, and he is second in the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association in rebounding. He also has blocked 40 shots.

DeQuincey Bennett (Johnson and Wales University) —Bennett is averaging 13.6 points per game and has started 25 games for the Wildcats. He is shooting 40.3 percent from 3-point range and is hitting 80 percent of his free throws.

Jakeenan Gant (University of Missouri) — Gant is averaging 5.3 points and 2.2 rebounds per game.

Alex Reid (Georgia College and State University) — Reid has played in 25 games and he is averaging three points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

Tanner Reid (East Georgia College) — Reid has played in 29 games, starting 22, and is scoring 6.5 points per game. He is averaging 2.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game.

DeAundray Rhett (South Georgia State College) — In 28 games, Rhett is scoring 5.3 points and pulling down 3.5 rebounds per game.

Ryan Wilkins (Middle Georgia State College) — Wilkins is averaging 11.5 points per game and is shooting 31.5 percent from 3-point range. He also is averaging three rebounds per game.

Jay Wright (University of Louisiana) — Wright is scoring 8.7 points per game, averaging 3.7 assists and three rebounds per game.


Jakayvea Akins (Georgia Southern University) — Akins has played in 24 games and is averaging 1.3 points per game. She has 11 steals and 18 assists for the Lady Eagles.

Hannah Anderson (Converse College) —Anderson is averaging 1.5 points and 1.2 rebounds per game in 21 games for the Valkyries.

Tianna Germain (Kennesaw State University) — A freshman guard for the Owls, Germain has appeared in 14 games and has scored 12 points for KSU, which is 16-11.

Machala Raymonville (Armstrong State University) — Raymonville has played in 11 games for the Lady Pirates. She is averaging 4 points and 2.4 rebounds per game and also has 12 steals.

Aliyah Williams (LaGrange College) — In 22 games, Williams is averaging 1.2 points per game and has notched seven steals.


Maddie Evans (Reinhardt University) — Evans is hitting .412 with two doubles and two RBIs for the Lady Eagles in eight games.

Bri Lewis (Point University) — Lewis has two home runs and has driven in nine runs in 12 games. She is batting .429 and has four doubles.

Alexis Mercer (Armstrong State University) — She is hitting .515 with six home runs and 17 RBIs, slugging 1.152 in 12 games. Mercer also set the Peach Belt Conference career home run record, breaking the old standard of 50.

Shelby Zipperer (University of South Carolina-Beaufort) — Zipperer is hitting a cool .636 in six games, with two home runs and 12 RBIs. She also has scored six runs and has two doubles.

Track and field

Kourtney Sizemore (Savannah State University) — Sizemore won the pole vault at SSU’s Eyeopener Classic, turning in a best of 2.8 meters.

Tyjon Williams (University of South Carolina) — The former ECHS standout is tops on the Gamecocks this season with a best of 6-9 in the high jump, which he has done twice, most recently at last weekend’s Gamecock Invitational. He won the event, and he also has two second-place finishes in the indoor season. Williams also has a best of 22-8.5 in the long jump.


Fletcher Smith (Anderson University) — Wrestling in the 285-pound class, Smith beat Coburn Burroughs of Belmont Abbey 2-1. He was 0-2 at 285 in the Newberry (S.C.) Open.