Hey, Batter Batter - Meet the 2021 Colleton County Minor All-Stars

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By CINDY CROSBY
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Gage Wright
Son of Austin and Brittani Risher
Bells Elementary – 4th grade
Primary position(s): centerfield, pitcher
On Baseball: My favorite thing is learning more about baseball and playing with my teammates.
Favorite Athlete: I look up to Acuña Jr. He is my favorite baseball player and I like that he still has fun on the field during serious games
“I am very proud to represent Colleton County while playing for the All-Stars. We have a great team and awesome coaches.”

Sam Witkin
Son of Spencer and Sharon Witkin
Forest Hills Elementary – 5th grade
Primary position(s): shortstop and pitcher
On Baseball: It is very important to always be ready in baseball.
Favorite Athlete: Ozzie Albies
“We have good players, pitchers and coaches.”

Jackson Pinckney
Son of Megan Kinard and Tyler Pinckney
Colleton Prep Academy – 5th grade
Primary position(s): outfield
On Baseball: I enjoy learning more about the game and playing.
Favorite Athlete: Babe Ruth
“We have a great team and coaches. I am excited to be in All-Stars.”

Baines Pierce
Son of Charlie and Moya Pierce
Colleton Prep Academy – 5th grade
Primary position(s): utility
On Baseball: My favorite thing about baseball is you get to have fun with your friends.
Favorite Athlete: My Uncle Hunter.
“We need to practice more.”

Owen Olimpo
Son of Scott and Rachel Babb
Forest Hills Elementary – 4th grade
Primary position(s): third base
On Baseball: I enjoy playing with my team.
Favorite Athlete: Javier Baez
“I am excited to be enjoying my second year of All-Stars with a great bunch of teammates and coaches.”

Kaiden Kinard
Son of Kevin and Sarah Kinard
Bells Elementary – 5th grade
Primary position(s): first base
On Baseball: It is hard to narrow down my favorite thing about baseball because I love everything about it!
Favorite Athlete: Chipper Jones and Freddie Freeman
“This is my third year on the All-Star team. It is such a privilege. We have a good group of players and great coaches.”

Channing Terry
Son of Al and Allyn Anne Terry
Bells Elementary – 5th grade
Primary position(s): pitcher, shortstop, first base
On Baseball: I like winning, hitting and competing with friends.
Favorite Athlete: Ronald Acuna, Jr., Atlanta Braves
“I am proud to be a Colleton County All-Star.”

Jaxson Langdale
Son of Stacey and Greg Langdale
Colleton Prep Academy – 5th grade
Primary position(s): pitcher, second base
On Baseball: I love to hit the ball and slide.
Favorite Athlete: Brice Harper
“I am excited to represent Colleton County during All-Stars because I think we have a great team.”

Hunter Tucker
Son of Andrew and Tiffany Tucker
Bells Elementary – 6th grade
Primary position(s): catcher
On Baseball: My favorite thing about baseball is teamwork.
“I am excited about All-Stars this year. We have great coaches and a great team.”

Evan Mathys
Son of Jason and Jessica Mathys
AP Academy – 4th grade
Primary position(s): third base
On Baseball: My favorite thing about baseball is hitting.
Favorite Athlete: I look up to my dad who played professional baseball.
“I enjoy playing All-Stars because baseball is my favorite sport.”

Phoenix Langdale
Son of Jeremy and Tara Langdale
Colleton Prep Academy – 5th grade
Primary position(s): first base
On Baseball: My favorite thing about baseball is winning.
Favorite Athlete: My dad, Jeremy Langdale, No. 15.
“I am really excited to be playing All-Stars because we have a good chance of making it to state this year.”

Jaxson Jones
Son of JP and Crystal Jones
Andrew Jackson Academy – 5th grade
Primary position(s): catcher
On Baseball: My favorite thing about baseball is the fun and fellowship.
Favorite Athlete: Zack Godley
“I am proud to represent Colleton County as an All-Star because our team does their best at the games and at practice.”

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