West Marion’s Shelby Terrell ushered in a new era of Trojans baseball and led the program to two south state championship appearances. Now the graduate has several more awards to add to his resume as both The Columbian-Progress Most Valuable Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year.
For the second consecutive season, Columbia Academy slugger Slade Wilks has earned The Columbian-Progress Offensive Player of the Year.
Wilks, a rising senior with light tower power, said it’s an honor to receive the award in back-to-back years.
The state of Mississippi is taking notice of the collection of athletic talent in Marion County. Nine players from the four area schools will be competing at various events that are sure to be littered with the eyes of college scouts.
12u Tournament & Season 1st Place
Amber’s Angels includes, front row, from left, Grace Johnson, Alana Holmes, Baylee Parrett and Haley Brown; back row, coach Kelly Johnson, Renee Hibley, Jordin Ratliff, Sydney Rowell, Briley Sullivan and coach Traci Sullivan. Not pictured are Jakira Brown and Ciara Conerly.