August 7, 2007
Georgia takes the lead for in-state ATH
An athlete that may be somewhat of a risk to sign in the class is Xavier Avery. The risk is not that he is not a great athlete, but the risk is the major league baseball draft next June. Avery hit over .600 last year as a junior and has been selected to play in an All-American game this summer in California.
"I have been playing baseball all summer," said Avery. "I just got back from a tournament in Florida and I am leaving this week for San Diego to play in the All-American game on August 11. It will be the best players in the country there and it will be on T.V. too."
Baseball is the sport Avery is focusing on right now, but he will turn his attention to football before much longer.
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