Local baseballers win gold at BodyArmor State Games

Five local high school baseball players and one coach helped Region 6 take the gold medal at last week’s Bodyarmor State Games competition in Chapel Hill and Durham.  The Region 6 team posted a 4-0 record on their way to capturing the gold.  Team members included East Lincoln’s Garrett Michel and Graham Smiley, West Lincoln’s Brett Mason, North Lincoln’s Matt Heavner and Lincoln Charter’s Mason Smith.  Other Region 6 players were Jacob Budzik - Sun Valley, Brantley Truitt - East Mecklenburg, Kane Kepley - South Rowan, Carson Dunlap - Covenant Day, Nathan Chrismon - South Rowan, Ty Hubbard - South Rowan, Colby Humphries - Crest, Joseph Javier - Cox Mill, Aiden Evans - Hough, Charles Melton - Kings Mountain, Tyler Herkey - Southlake Christian, Tyler Zedalis - Cox Mill, Wesley Jones - Charlotte Christian, Jake Beaty - South Point, Mason Tinsley - Sun Valley.  West Lincoln’s John Markley was a member of the Region 6 coaching staff, along with Alex Leonhardt of Burns, Terry Tucker of South Stanly and Windell Robertson of Cox Mill. (Published July 7, 2021)

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