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Locals in the pros, colleges update
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Josh Reddick (Pawtucket Red Sox) — Reddick is batting leadoff for the Boston Red Sox top farm club and is batting .182 with five home runs and 22 runs batted in. He also has five doubles and two triples.

Shelby Duff (Armstrong Atlantic State University) —Duff was named to the All-Southeast Region first team by the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association (NFCA) as a utility-pitcher. The freshman hit .310 with three home runs and 24 RBIs while going 10-5 with a 3.00 ERA in the circle. Duff will advance to All-America balloting by virtue of her first-team selection. The Pirates ended the season at 33-20.

Colby May (University of Georgia) — A sophomore third baseman, May is hitting .176 with five home runs and 19 RBIs for the Bulldogs, who ended their season at 16-37, 5-23 SEC.

Brandon McCreery (Armstrong Atlantic State University) — The Pirates senior closer was named to the Peach Belt Conference all-academic team. McCreery has a 3.33 grade point average and is majoring in rehabilitation sciences. His 14 career saves are among the top 10 in school history. He was 3-1 with 2.17 ERA and four saves this season.

Paul Cheeks (University of South Carolina Beaufort) — Cheeks has played in eight games for the Sand Sharks (39-15), whose season ended with an 8-4 loss to William Jewell (Mo.) in the NAIA regionals at Cleveland, Tenn.

Spencer Jackson (USCB) — Jackson is hitting a team-high .410 with three homers and 37 RBIs for the Sand Sharks. He also has a team-high 22 doubles and was second on the Sand Sharks with 66 hits.

Kyle Jones (USCB) — Jones, a Calvary Day grad, is a sophomore outfielder for the Sand Sharks.
Kiefer Youmans (USCB) — Youmans, who played his first two years at Andrew College, is a junior outfielder for the Sand Sharks.

Marcus Zeigler (Gordon College) — Zeigler is a freshman outfielder and is hitting .379 with 22 RBIs. He has played in 30 games, starting 22 of them for the Highlanders (41-23), who fell to Tennessee champion Chattanooga State in the East Central Regional finals in a best-of-three series. Gordon won the opener 10-0 Friday but Chattanooga State rallied to win the next two games 10-8 and 10-8. The wins gave the Tigers a berth in the NJCAA World Series in Grand Junction, Colo.