JHHS’s Smith, Thompson earn first team 1-2A All – District in baseball


Sophomore, Logan Smith and senior, Marcus Thompson of Jonesboro Hodge High School has been selected to the 1-2A All District First Team in baseball as announced this past week. Junior, Ajay Tew, was named to the second team.
Smith, who played primarily as a catcher for the Tigers this spring, was selected as one of two Designated Hitters on the elite squad after compiling an outstanding .591 batting average and an incredible 1.631 OPS (on base plus slugging) percentage.
Thompson, who earlier this month committed to continue his baseball career at East Texas Baptist College, was also honored as a first team selection after batting .341 on the year and usinig his “cannon” arm to throw out 8 baserunners. Tew batted .515 and compiled a .923 fielding average from his shortstop position to earn second team honors.

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