CCHS lands 11 players on 1-AAA all-region baseball teams

Published 8:54 am Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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The GHSA 1-AAA baseball coaches recently made their selections for the region’s 2019 awards list and 11 Crisp County players were picked for all-region honors.

Six Cougars were picked for first team all-region honors:

• Bailey Barfield – Senior – Infielder – .333 batting average/1 Home run/18 RBIs/15 runs scored/12 stolen bases

• Jack Carter – Freshman – Infielder – .289 BA/16 RBIs/14 R/5 SB

• Toby Stripling – Junior – Outfielder – .278 BA/10 RBIs/24 R/7 SB

• Jackson Napier – Sophomore – Utility .326 BA/1 HR/17 RBIs/19 R/25 SB

• Noah Walters – Sophomore – Pitcher – pitching stats: 46.1 innings pitched/4-5 record/2.59 earned run average/2 saves/72 strikeouts. Offensive stats: .242 BA/10 RBIs/25 R/13 SB

• Connor Richmond – Junior – Pitcher – pitching stats: 61.1 IP/4-6 record/4.68 ERA/1 SV/36 Ks. Offensive stats: .267 BA/5 RBIs/12 R/7 SB

Three members of the Crisp County High School team were selected as second team all-region:

• Cole Lancaster – Senior – Infielder – .205 BA/7 RBIs/19 R

• Tanner Massey – Senior – Designated Hitter – .262 BA/8 RBIs/6 R

• Jordan Grinnell – Senior – Pitcher – 38 IP/3-2 record/4.24 ERA/2 SV/31 Ks

The Cougars also had two players picked as region honorable mentions:

• Dallas Pheil – Junior – Outfielder – .159 BA/2 RBIs/9 R

• Brant Drinnon – Senior – Pitcher – 30.1 IP/3-2 record/3.46 ERA/30 Ks

The following is a complete list of the 2019 1-AAA baseball region awards.

Region Player of the Year – Kelin Manning (Cook)

Region Hitter of the Year – Cason King (Worth)

Co-Region Players of the Year – Brock Revels (Cook) and Jeremiah Reddell (Worth)

Region Coach of the Year – Gregg Williams (Cook)

First Team All-Region

Infielders – Jack Carter (Crisp), Bailey Barfield (Crisp), Grant Bagley (Cook), Gabe Goff (Worth), Bryce Graddy (Worth)

Outfielders – Toby Stripling (Crisp), Omar Pickett (Cook), Ethan Folsom (Cook), Jack Fletcher (Worth)

Catcher – Worth Smith (Worth)

Designated Hitter – Kodi Way (Cook)

Utility – Jackson Napier (Crisp) 

Pitchers – Noah Walters (Crisp), Connor Richmond (Crisp), Salem Brannon (Cook), Bailey Coker (Worth)

Second Team All Region

Infielders – Cole Lancaster (Crisp), Landon Rentz (Cook), Greg Lott (Monroe), Gabe Burger (Worth)

Outfielders – Hunter Dixon (Cook), Christian Walker (Monroe), Garrett Kelley (Worth)

Catcher – Jake Dobson (Cook)

Designated Hitter – Tanner Massey (Crisp) 

Pitchers – Jordan Grinnell (Crisp), Dylan Turner (Cook), Thomas Fogarty (Monroe), Griffin Melton (Worth)

All-Region Team Honorable Mentions

Crisp – Dallas Pheil and Brant Drinnon 

Cook – Matt Harris, Walter Eady, and Jake Permenter

Monroe – Kareem Aqeel and Micah Stewart


Connor Richmond


Toby Stripling


Bailey Barfield


Jackson Napier


Jack Carter


Noah Walters


Cole Lancaster


Tanner Massey


Jordan Grinnell


Dallas Pheil


Brant Drinnon