Augusta Christian baseball player fighting for his life

Two days a week, Drew Passmore mentors another Augusta Christian student on the Bible. That’s just one of the things that makes him special, Lions baseball coach Steve White said.

“He’s a solid kid. He loves the Lord,” White said. “He’s a guy you want on your team. He’s someone who is going to make your team better.”

A senior third baseman, Passmore continued fighting for his life Monday after being involved in a serious car accident this weekend. According to the Augusta Christian Schools Facebook page Monday afternoon, Passmore, who has been in a coma, received a dose of good news.

“After taking Drew off of all medications, the doctors performed tests and determined that he does have a gag reflex. He is not out of the woods but this is a very positive step. The doctors are treating him as someone who can recover from this and we are praying for full restoration. Thank you for all of your support for Drew, the Passmore family and ACS.

“Praise the Lord O my soul and all that is within me praise His holy name!”

A GoFundMe page has been set up for the Passmore family. If you’d like to support the family, check out the page: https://www.gofundme.com/support-for-the-passmore-family.

Passmore is hitting .333 with two doubles and two RBI this season. He collected three hits in Augusta Christian’s first night game on its home campus, March 10. The Lions notched a 4-0 victory over Heathwood Hall on Friday night.

According to a police report, Passmore was involved in an accident at 10:20 a.m. Saturday on William Few Parkway, when he lost control of his 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, hitting the rear side of a Toyota Prius before exiting the road and hitting a tree on the driver’s side.

Since then, more than 200 people – including area baseball coaches and players – have been to the hospital, bringing food and praying.

Augusta Christian’s baseball team is scheduled to play its next game at 6 p.m. Thursday at home against Westminster.

drew drew 10 days ago
Passmore is tougher than his Silverado, he will pull through, he will bounce back from this
Bill Murphy 10 days ago
Lord, we know whatever is to be is in Your will and you tell us to ask and you shall receive.  So we ask, in prayer, that Drew be made well and whole and that this incident be used for the glory of Your Kingdom.  Your peace to all.  Amen. 
Pam Rascon 10 days ago
Praying for this inspiring young man and lifting his family, friends and ACS during this time.
Marguerite McCreary 10 days ago
Praying for this young man, his family and the ACS.  He's in Gods hands and that's the best place for him to heal.  Bless you all.
Linda Hall 10 days ago
God is tougher than Drew's Silverado.  We ask for His healing and strength for this family.

Cassandra Walton 10 days ago
We are praying for the Passmore family and hoping that Andrew pulls through this. We love you Drew!!
Tanner Johnson 8 days ago
pull  though drew  we are prey for you 
Barry Hatfield 8 days ago
Laurence Manning Academy Baseball sending prayers to Drew and his family.
Donny Pitts 8 days ago
Praying for a full and quick recovery for Drew, and claiming 1Peter 2:24. I have started a prayer chain for Drew here in Moultrie, Ga. Lifespring Church.
Donny Pitts 8 days ago
Praying for a quick and full recovery for Drew. Claiming 1 Peter 2:24. I have started a prayer chain for Drew here in Moultrie, Ga. lifespring Church.

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