TRM’s Davis competes in AHSAA all-star game Monday in Montgomery
Published 9:16 am Thursday, July 12, 2012
T.R. Miller Tiger senior-to-be baseball fireballer Kevin Davis took part in the AHSAA’s North vs. South All-Star game Monday in Montgomery.
The North and South teams tied 6-6 in game one while the South took game two 15-3.
In game one at the plate, Davis went 1-for-2. On the mound, Davis pitched two innings and allowed two hits, two earned run, walked two, and struck out five with one wild pitch.
In game two at the plate, Davis went 2-for-2 and score three runs while driving in two and earning a walk.
“It was a great honor to be selected to play in the all-star game and get the opportunity to represent T.R. Miller,” Davis said. “It was a lot of fun playing with the top players across our state.”
Davis is currently the No. 44-rated high school player according to perfectgame.org.
Davis, who is playing with the East Cobb Braves out of Atlanta on a travel baseball team this summer, was named the class 3A player and pitcher of the year by the Alabama Sportswriters Association this past season. Last year, he was named pitcher of the year for class 3A. He was also named to the super all-state team in 2012.
During his junior season for the Tigers, Davis—a 6-1, 190 pound right-handed fireballer— played in 27 games and had 27 hits in 74 at bats and scored 26 runs. He had 16 RBIs with six doubles and two homeruns and six stolen bases. He walked 17 times and had an average of .365.
But his stats on the pitchers mound are the most eye-catching as he pitched in 10 games and had a 7-2 record with one save. He pitched 60 innings and allowed 21 hits, 10 runs, six earned runs, walked 13, struck out 139 and pitched three shutouts and one no hitter and had an ERA of .70.
Davis recently made the 28-man roster for the USA 18-and-under team.
In August, Davis will find out if he made the final 20-man team to represent his country at the 18U World Championships in Seoul, South Korea
Davis has narrowed his college choices down to Auburn, South Carolina, Florida, Florida State and LSU.