LOGANVILLE — Three Loganville Christian Academy baseball players were named all-region for Region 1-AAA of the Georgia Independent School Association this week.

Leading the all-region team for the Lions was starting pitcher Hunter Burnett.

Burnett went 4-1 this season on the mound while tallying 35 strikeouts and keeping his ERA at 2.25. Burnett also led the Lions on offense, compiling a .415 batting average with 22 hits and 10 runs batted in.

Third baseman Cole Yancey finished the season with a .390 batting average, 23 hits and 16 RBIs on his way to an all-region selection. Yancey also saw some time on the mound were he went 1-1 with a 4.32 ERA and 11 strikeouts in 111⁄3 innings of work.

Rounding out the all-region selections for the Lions was shortstop Donovan Taitt. Taitt finished the season with a .338 batting average, 22 hits, seven RBIs and eight stolen bases.

Loganville Christian finished the season at 11-11, losing to the Valwood School in the first round of the GISA playoffs. The season was the first under head coach Russell Hendricks in his second stint with the Lions.

Brett Fowler is the sports editor of The Walton Tribune. He is a 2016 graduate of the University of North Georgia and a 2010 graduate of Monroe Area High School. Brett has been covering Walton County sports since 2011.

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