DeBruin, North win SAL all star game
Grant DeBruin, who played at Adairsville High School, earned a starting spot in the Class A, South Atlantic League All-Star Game Tuesday night in Asheville, North Carolina as his North team defeated the South SAL all-stars, 7-5.
DeBruin, a third baseman for the Hagerstown Suns who attended NCAA Division II, University of Alabama-Huntsville, went 0-for-2 with a walk in the all-star event. DeBruin earned his all-star status by hitting .320 over the first 64 games for Hagerstown with 16 extra basehits, a homerun, and 32 RBI. Hagerstown, an affilliate of the Washington Nationals, finished the first half of the South Atlantic League season 35-33, 9 games back of the first-half Northern division winner Hickory.