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BA’s Brogden inks letter of intent with Copiah-Lincoln baseball

Brookhaven Academy senior Gavin Brogden recently signed a letter-of-intent to continue his baseball career at Copiah-Lincoln Community College.

Brogden is a versatile, talented athlete. He’s dynamic with a basketball in his hands as he was a Daily Leader All-Area selection last year on the hardwood. He was a difference maker in football as a senior before an injury ended his season. As a junior, Brogden only played in 11 baseball games as COVID-19 wiped out the rest of the season. BA head coach Caleb Upton says he’s the type of hard worker who’s only going to grow on the next level.

“Co-Lin is getting a good ball player who loves the game,” said Upton. “He can play any position and Gavin is also the kid that I will most often find doing extra work outside of practice. He knows what he wants and works hard to try and achieve it.”

Thus far for the class of 2021 Co-Lin coach Clay Smith has inked pitchers Cooper Williams (Germantown High), Kade May (Florence High), Wyatt Hodges (Loyd Star), Conner Wilson (Parklane Academy), Kade Parker (West Ouachita, LA), and Hunter Daley (Lawrence County). The Wolves also signed catcher Evan Lambert (Lawrence County) and outfielder Josh Boone (West Marion).

“Gavin is a really good athlete,” said Smith. “He can play several positions if needed and we are excited to have him join us next year.”