Originally created 02/20/00

Georgia preseason top players



Player, yr. . .[filtered word]. . .Ht. . .Wt. . .School. . .Comment. . .

Henry Hall, Sr. . .SS. . .3B. . .6-1. . .185. . .Swainsboro. . .Switch-hitter who is good team leader

Bob Hatcher, Jr. . .C. . .5-8. . .165. . .Harlem. . .Good bat, strong arm, might be area's best

Chuck Harrington, Sr. . .P. . .6-1. . .195. . .Harlem. . .3-yr starter, was 12-0 last season

Jon Johnson, Sr. . .SS. . .6-2. . .200. . .Greenbrier. . .Batted .432, 12 HR last year

Jamal Jones, Sr. . .OF. . .5-11. . .170. . .Evans. . .One of best leadoff hitters in area

Bradley Key, Jr. . .2B. . .P. . .5-11. . .165. . .Greenbrier. . .11-1 as a pitcher, batted .404, good power

Macay McBride, Jr. . .P. . .1B. . .5-11. . .180. . .Screven Co.. . .Can dominate, only getting better

Will Newton, Sr. . .SS. . .P. . .6-0. . .170. . .Jenkins Co.. . .Sleeper-type player, good power

Matt Nixon, Sr. . .P. . .OF. . .6-1. . .180. . .Westside. . .Could hold keys to Westside's season

Craig Norton, Sr. . .P. . .INF. . .6-4. . .200. . .Jefferson Co.. . .Ace pitcher, 5-3 with 2.03 ERA last year

Justin Sheppard, Jr. . .OF. . .P. . .6-1. . .205. . .Harlem. . .Tough pitcher but even tougher hitter