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TSWA honors seven local athletes

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Marshall Gei

Seven Wilson County high school athletes have been recognized as all-state in their respective sports by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.
Among the honorees are:

Class AAA soccer:
Forward, Cameron Woodfin, Mt. Juliet High. Woodfin will continue his athletic and academic career this fall at East Tennessee State University. He is the all-time single season scorer in the history of Mt. Juliet High soccer and was voted District 9AAA Most Valuable Player after recording six hat tricks as a senior.

Class A baseball:
Outfielder, Dusty Meador, Watertown High. A junior, he batted .520 from the leadoff spot (53 hits in 102 at bats) scoring 34 runs and driving in 36. Meador had 10 doubles, three triples and a pair of home runs. He stole 12 bases in 13 attempts.

Class AAA baseball:
Catcher, Marshall Gei, Mt Juliet High. A two-year starter for a Golden Bear team that won 51 games, Gei batted .473 (63 for 112) with 14 doubles and 35 RBI in 2014. He only struck out five times in 132 plate appearances as a senior. Gei has signed with the University of Kentucky.

Division II softball:
Infielder, Tana Whited, Friendship Christian School. Whited hit .349 with four homers and 42 RBI while striking out 65 in 90 2/3 innings pitched for FCS.

Outfielder, Kelsi Dickey, Friendship Christian School. Dickey batted .388 with five homers and 43 runs batted in for the Lady Commanders.

Class AAA softball:
Outfielder, Ashton Stowe, Mt Juliet. Stowe, a senior centerfielder, hit .549 on the season with 35 stolen bases. Also named to the TSCA all-state team and an All Distrioct 9AAA pick, she has signed with East Carolina.

Pitcher, Savannah Sanders, Mt. Juliet. A junior in 2014, Sanders was the District 9AAA Most Valuable Player. She went 24-4 with a 0.88 earned-run average, 249 strikeouts and 27 walks in 151 innings.

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