2018 BLITZ Baseball Player of the Year Finalists

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It wasn’t easy, but we narrowed our nominees down to a handful of finalists up for Player of the Year. These seven young men will be voted on (Heisman-style) to determine the Player of the Year by our BLITZ voting panel.

Chase Horton – Rabun County

SR P #11 | WILDCATS

PITCHING STATS: 5-2 (2.32 ERA), Save, 63 K, 45.1 IP
HITTING STATS: .300 AVG (21/70) HR, 14 RBI, 15 R, 5 2B, 2 3B, SB

Chase Horton 2018

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Jarred Jones – Habersham Central

SR CF #10 | RAIDERS

HITTING STATS: .333 AVG (18/54) 5 HR, 16 RBI, 31 R, 5 2B, 2 3B, 19 SB, 22 BB
PITCHING STATS: 1-3 (2.80 ERA), Save, 8 K

Jarred Jones 2018 CRUMP

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Charlie Ledford – Commerce

SR C/3B/P #15 | TIGERS

PITCHING STATS: 7-1 (2.18 ERA), 63 K, 67.3 IP
HITTING STATS: .340 AVG, 29 RBI, 10 2B

Charlie Ledford 2018

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Palmer Sapp – Dawson County

SR SS/P #3 | TIGERS

HITTING STATS: .460 AVG (40/87), 5 HR, 31 RBI, 15 SB, 12 2B, 2 3B, 23 BB
PITCHING STATS: 4-4 (3.71 ERA), Save, 40 K, 52.2 IP

Palmer Sapp 3 2018 SAPP

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Dawson Sorrells – Stephens County

JR P/IF #8 | INDIANS

PITCHING STATS: 5-2 (3.19 ERA), Save, 46 K, 46 IP
HITTING STATS: .379 AVG (36/95) HR, 23 RBI, 24 R, 9 2B

Dawson Sorrells 2018 DUANE WINN

Photo by Duane Winn

Davis Swenson – Stephens County

JR P/IF #9 | INDIANS

PITCHING STATS: 6-3 (2.51 ERA), 2 Saves, 73 K, 55.2 IP

Davis Swensen 2018

Photo by Duane Winn

CJ Thomas – Banks County

SR SS/P #2 | LEOPARDS

PITCHING STATS: 6-2 (1.69 ERA) 61 K, 53 IP; .973 FLD
HITTING STATS: .511 AVG (49/96) HR, 18 RBI, 11 2B, 2 3B, 22 SB

CJ Thomas 2018 web

Photo by Banks Co Baseball

Jacky Jones 2018

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