Kentucky Baseball POY: Drew Harrington

Kentucky Baseball POY: Drew Harrington

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Kentucky Baseball POY: Drew Harrington

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THE WINNER: Drew Harrington

THE BASICS

School: Central Hardin (Cecilia, Ky.)
Grade: Senior
Position: LHP/1B
Height: 6-foot-2
Weight: 220 pounds

Athletic achievement: He has led the Bruins to a 26-4 record and a berth in the state tournament, scheduled to begin June 4. At the time of his selection, Combs owned a 7-0 record with a save, a 0.28 ERA and 89 strikeouts in 50 innings. A 2012 First Team All-State selection, he also batted .444 with two home runs, 33 RBI and 18 runs through 30 games.

Academic excellence: Harrington has maintained a 3.59.

Exemplary character: A devoted member of his church community, he has volunteered locally on behalf of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, as part of an elementary education literacy outreach program and as a youth baseball coach and umpire.

THE PRAISE

“Drew Harrington has been a pleasure to coach the last four years,” said Central Hardin head coach Todd Thompson. “He has a great work ethic and a true passion for the game.”

THE FUTURE: Harrington has signed with Louisville.

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