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Locals in the pros, colleges update
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Josh Reddick (Oakland Athletics) — Reddick went 3-for-3 with two RBIs in his Cactus League opener, but an oblique strain is expected to keep him out of action for two weeks, according to



Alec Arnsdorff (Georgia Highlands College) — Arnsdorff has played in five games and is 4-for-11 with one run batted in.

Cal Baker (Georgia Southern University) — Baker, a sophomore infielder, has not seen action yet.

Austin Denney (Savannah State University) — A senior, Denney has an earned run average of 0.76. He has allowed two earned runs on 18 hits in 23 2/3 innings while striking out 24. Denney is 2-0 on the season in two starts.

Ryan Frederick (GSU) — Frederick has pitched in eight games, giving up three earned runs in 14 innings on seven this. He has struck out 11 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 three games, Peigh is 3-for-8 with two RBIs and three stolen bases.

Jacob Teston (East Georgia College) — Teston is 0-for-4 in one game for the Bobcats.

Kyle Ward (Georgia College and State University) — Ward has pitched in four games and has allowed seven earned runs on 10 hits in 5 1/3 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 12.9 points per game and has started 29 games for the Wildcats. He is shooting 38.3 percent from 3-point range and is hitting 77 percent of his free throws.

Jakeenan Gant (University of Missouri) — Gant is averaging 4.9 points and 2.2 rebounds per game. He also has blocked 14 shots in 22 games.

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 32 games, Rhett is scoring 5.6 points and pulling down 3.8 rebounds per game.

Ryan Wilkins (Middle Georgia State College) — Wilkins scored 24 points in a season-ending win over Coastal Georgia. For the season, he averaged 11.8 points and 2.9 rebounds per game. He also connected on 81 percent of his free throws.

Jay Wright (University of Louisiana) — Wright is scoring 9.4 points per game, averaging 3.5 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game. He tied a career-high with 20 points in the Ragin’ Cajuns’ victory over Georgia Southern on Feb. 28, going 4-of-5 from 3-point range.


Jakayvea Akins (Georgia Southern University) — Akins played in 28 games and averaged 1.4 points and 1.2 rebounds per game. GSU ended its season with an 82-74 win over Georgia State. The Lady Eagles did not qualify for the Sun Belt tournament.

Hannah Anderson (Converse College) —Anderson averaged 1.5 points and 1.2 rebounds per game in 22 games for the Valkyries.

Tianna Germain (Kennesaw State University) — A freshman guard for the Owls, Germain appeared in 16 games and has scored 16 points for KSU, which finished 17-13.

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

Aliyah Williams (LaGrange College) — In 23 games, Williams averaged 1.3 points per game and notched seven steals.


Maddie Evans (Reinhardt University) — A sophomore, Evans is hitting .353 with five doubles and seven RBIs for the Lady Eagles in 17 games.

Bri Lewis (Point University) — Lewis has three home runs and has driven in 10 runs in 15 games. She is batting .455 and has four doubles.

Alexis Mercer (Armstrong State University) — Mercer is hitting .500 with six home runs and 21 RBIs, slugging 1.050 in 15 games.

Shelby Zipperer (University of South Carolina-Beaufort) — Zipperer is hitting .345 with two home runs and 13 RBIs.

Track and field

Tyjon Williams (University of South Carolina) — Williams was 13that the SEC Indoor Championships with a best of 6-6.75.


Fletcher Smith (Anderson University) — Wrestling at 197 and 285 pounds, Smith was 7-12 for the year.