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Buford senior Brandon Marsh named Region 8-AAAA baseball Player of the Year
Wolves teammate Justin Glover wins Pitcher of the Year
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2016 8-AAAA All-Region Baseball Team

Player of the Year
Brandon Marsh Buford
Pitcher of the Year
Justin Glover Buford
Coach of the Year
Charlie Griffeth Madison County
First Team
Pitcher
Dylan Gentry Madison County
Reese Olson North Hall
Corban Meeler North Hall
Kumar Rocker North Oconee
Frank Bradshaw Buford
Catcher
Nick Barnes Monroe Area
Fowler Brooks North Hall
Middle Infield
Austin Wilhite Buford
Taber Mongero North Hall
Evan Meade North Oconee
Corner Infield
Griffin Joliff Buford
Austin Sargent Chestatee
Logan Brown Madison County
Outfield
Nick Wilhite Buford
Jacob Humphrey Monroe Area
Drew Atha North Hall
Tanner Green North Oconee
Tanner Alexander Buford
Designated hitter
Noah Ledford Buford
Utility
Will Cantrell Chestatee
Second Team
Pitcher
Tristan Thompson North Oconee
Wyatt Wood Madison County
Zach Boyd Stephens County
Trey Cantrell White County
Aaron Bennett White County
Catcher
Golston Gillespie Madison County
Parker Applewhite White County
Middle Infield
Tray Gearin White County
Kooper Briley Stephens County
Noah Rogers Madison County
Corner Infield
Tyler Griffeth Madison County
Jay Taylor White County
Dylan Simpson Stephens County
Outfield
Sean Irick Chestatee
Ethan South Madison County
Brian Mauldin North Oconee
Jacob Haddock Stephens County
Mark McGraw Johnson
Designated hitter
Maddux Dill North Hall
Utility
Josh Farmer North Oconee
Honorable Mention
Brad Stephenson North Oconee
Wes Snyder North Oconee
Bryson Fowler Stephens County
Konnor Quick Stephens County
Joe Sutton Chestatee
Chandler Barkley Johnson
Colton Farris Monroe Area

Buford High senior Brandon Marsh was named Region 8-AAAA Player of the Year in baseball, while his Wolves teammate Justin Glover was named Pitcher of the Year.

Marsh had a batting average of .559 with 66 hits and 25 RBIs. Glover went 10-0 with an ERA of 1.52 and 94 strikeouts for the Class AAAA state runner-up.

In addition to Marsh and Glover, the Wolves had six other players receive first team honors.

Outfielders Austin Wilhite (.455 avg., 51 hits, 37 RBIs), Griffin Jolliff (.398 avg., 39 hits, 44 RBIs), Nick Wilhite (.396 avg., 44 hits, 45 RBIs) and Tanner Alexander (.368 avg., 32 hits, 19 RBIs) made the list from Buford, as well as pitcher Frank Bradshaw (1.26 ERA) and designated hitter Noah Ledford (.326 avg., 31 hits, 26 RBIs).

North Hall had five players make the first team (Reese Olson, Corban Meeler, Fowler Brooks, Taber Mongero, Drew Atha) and one make the second team (Maddux Dill).

Chestatee had two make the first team (Austin Sargent and Will Cantrell), one second team (Sean Irick) and one honorable mention (Joe Sutton).

Johnson’s Mark McGraw received second team honors, and Chandler Barkley was an honorable mention.

White County had five players receive second team honors (Trey Cantrell, Aaron Bennett, Parker Applewhite, Tray Gearin and Jay Taylor).

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