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Meet the 2022 SBLive Georgia All-State baseball teams: Druw Jones is player of the year

The Wesleyan outfielder/pitcher and possible top pick in the MLB draft led his team to the Class A Private state championship.

The Georgia high school baseball season in the books, so it's time to honor the best players in the state with the all-classification SBLive All-State baseball teams.

Here's a look at our first-, second- and third-team all-state selections.

Congratulations to all the honorees!

2022 player of the year 

Photo by Jamie Spaar

Photo by Jamie Spaar

Druw Jones, Wesleyan

Jones didn't rest easy as a senior knowing he was one of the top MLB prospects in the nation. He went off at the plate, on the base paths and even served as a solid pitcher for the Class A Private champion Wesleyan Wolves. Jones put up some eye-popping stats to lift his team to the state championship, hitting .570 with a .675 on-base percentage. Among his 65 hits were 13 homers, seven doubles and three triples. He scored 72 runs, drove in 39 and struck out just nine times while drawing 33 walks, and he stole 32 bases. Oh, and he went 10-1 on the mound. The Baltimore Orioles are on the clock ... 

2022 coach of the year

Photo by Willie Prince

Photo by Willie Prince

Chris Turco, Pope

Turco helped Pope navigate a tough regular-season schedule and still be at its best during the playoffs. The Greyhounds had one of the most impressive postseason runs in Georgia high school playoff history, going undefeated in the toughest classification in the state this season. The 6A champs completed a 10-0 run through the playoffs, sweeping through Dacula, Effingham County, Evans, Buford and finally Allatoona to hoist the trophy. And it was the Pope alum's first year as head coach after spending 18 years as an assistant. Not bad.

First team

RJ Austin photo by Willie Prince

RJ Austin photo by Willie Prince

IF Eric Snow, Mary Persons

IF Jared Jones, Walton

IF Colin Houck, Parkview

IF Justin Byrd, North Oconee

IF Termarr Johnson, Mays

IF Jackson Gaspard, Buford

OF Drew Burress, Houston County

OF Dawson Campbell, Pope

OF Druw Jones, Wesleyan

OF Justin Thomas, Benedictine

OF Jackson Chirello, Etowah

C Sammy Leis, Denmark

C Tyler Minnick, Mt. Paran

UT RJ Austin, Pace Academy

P Brayden Davis, Woodstock

P Braden Osbolt, Pike County

P Benjamin Stubbs, Tattnall Square

P William Joyner, Lowndes

Second team

Kameron Douglas photo by Willie Prince

Kameron Douglas photo by Willie Prince

IF Matthew Heard, Loganville

IF Rustan Rigdon, Metter

IF Josh Fitzpatrick, Mt. Paran

IF Landon Stripling, Parkview

IF William Mosley, Allatoona

IF Dylan Cupp, Cedartown

OF Bryson Whited, Vidalia

OF Gage Harrelson, Houston County

OF Cody Soliday, Irwin County

OF Jaden Anderson, Mt. Pisgah

OF Kameron Douglas, Woodstock

C Bryce Hubbard, Wesleyan

C Dawson Griffis, Appling County

UT Justin Haskins, Lambert

P Tate McKee, Mt. Paran

P Carson Ballard, Wesleyan

P Max Eichenberger, Cherokee

P Dylan Lesko, Buford

Third team

Aidan Jolley photo by Ed Turlington

Aidan Jolley photo by Ed Turlington

IF Jett Pimentel, Duluth

IF Davis Chastain, Model

IF Kent Schmidt, Pope

IF Kyle Lodise, Brunswick

IF Cooper Blauser, Wesleyan

IF Sam Horn, Collins Hill

OF Parker Walsh, Buford

OF Hunter Walthour, Effingham County

OF Alex Urias, South Forsyth

OF Michael Mullinax, North Cobb Christian

OF Rhett Wells, Greater Atlanta Christian

C Aidan Jolley, Allatoona

C Daniel Kerrigan, Lowndes

UT David Bell, Greenbrier

P Beau Brailey, Mill Creek

P Garrett Lambert, Parkview

P Cole Brewer, South Paulding

P Kevin Maurer, Woodstock

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