Welchel, Barnett lead seven Canes receiving All-Region 5-AAAA honors

The Region 5-AAAA coaches have released their All-Region selections for the 2019 season with seven Cartersville Hurricanes and head coach Kyle Tucker honored. Preston Welchel (left) and Mason Barnett (right) were selected Region Player of the Year and Region Pitcher of the Year, respectively. Head coach Kyle Tucker was selected as the Region Coach of the Year.

Region 5-AAAA Coach of the Year Kyle Tucker (28-6 record; Region 5-AAAA Champs; Class 4A Quarterfinals)

Region 5-AAAA Player of the Year Preston Welchel (.408 BA; 40-for-98; 36 RBI; 6HR; 9 doubles; 3 triples; 29 runs; 20 BB)

Region 5-AAAA Pitcher of the Year Mason Barnett (10-1; 12 APP; 59.1 IP; 0.47 ERA; 90K; 24BB; 26H; 10R; 4ER)

First Team All-Region 5-AAAA Josh Davis (.364 BA; 40-for-110; 23 RBI; 3HR; 7 doubles; 33 runs; 13 BB; 8 SB) Ian Inaba (.360 BA; 32-for-89; 14 RBI; 4 doubles; 1 triple; 16 runs; 9 BB)

Second Team All-Region 5-AAAA Logan Martin (9-1; 14 APP; 60 IP; 1.63 ERA; 90K; 20BB; 42H; 24R; 14ER) Jordan Wilkie (.325 BA; 37-for-114; 18 RBI; 3 doubles; 24 runs; 5 BB; 5 SB)

All-Region 5-AAAA Honorable Mention Cohen Wilbanks (.275 BA; 22-for-80; 11 RBI; 4 doubles; 14 runs; 19 BB) (4-1; 8 APP; 34.2 IP; 2.02 ERA; 34K; 9 BB; 39H; 13R; 10ER)

PHOTOS (clockwise starting top left): Welchel, Barnett, Inaba, Martin, Wilbanks, Wilkie, and Davis.

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