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Farmer signs baseball deal with Wildcats

DAILY LEADER / PHOTO SUBMITTED / Loyd Star outfielder Seth Farmer has signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Pearl River Community College Wildcats next year. Pictured with Seth are (from left) Loyd Star coaches Jared Britt and Jonathan Breakfield.

DAILY LEADER / PHOTO SUBMITTED / Loyd Star outfielder Seth Farmer has signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Pearl River Community College Wildcats next year. Pictured with Seth are (from left) Loyd Star coaches Jared Britt and Jonathan Breakfield.

Seth Farmer has a future in baseball. The Loyd Star senior outfielder has signed a letter of intent to play ball for the Pearl River Community College Wildcats.

Farmer, a 5-foot-10, 150-pound right-hander, made his decision last week in the Loyd Star’s library. He is the son of Jeanie Farmer and the late Wesley Farmer.

“I am excited to have the opportunity to play ball at the next level,” said Farmer. “Pearl River is a great place to be and I believe their baseball program will help me reach my goals.”

Farmer stated that he is looking forward to his senior in baseball for the Hornets.

In his junior year, Farmer had a .426 batting average for the Hornets with 19 RBI, 10 doubles and 22 stolen bases. In the field, He was a huge factor in Loyd Stars defense with a .939 fielding percentage.

” Seth is a great kid to coach with a competitive instinct,” said Loyd Star head coach Jared Britt. “He will contribute a hard working, winner’s mentality at the next level. Pearl River will be gaining a very good student athlete.”