Area athletes honored

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Marked Tree's Blake Daniels was named newcomer of year in the 2013 Best Under The Sun baseball edition sponsored by the Jonesboro Sun. EPC's Caleb Harston was named to the infield and Trumann's Cameron Jones was selected as a utility player.

Daniels batted .396 this past season for the Indians and drove in 28 runs while playing catcher and shortstop. On the mound, Daniels went 6-2 with a 3.16 ERA with 53 strikeouts.

Jones sported a .351 average for season as the speedster scored 24 runs and stole 22 bases for the Wildcats. Jones was the team's shortstop.

Harston was a fixture at third base for the Warriors defense and was a force at the plate. Harston batted .500 on the year while scoring 24 runs and driving in 24 runs. He also had 15 stolen bases.

Great seasons guys!!

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