THE WINNER: Drew Harrington
School: Central Hardin (Cecilia, Ky.)
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.
“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.