Jones named to NC Preps All-State Team
by Staff Reports
For the record, Jones' recent accomplishments include:
• graduating from Watauga High on June 8.
• being named first team all-Northwestern 3A/4A Conference and the NW3A/4A Conference Player of the Year.
• being named the North Carolina Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year.
• being selected by the San Francisco Giants in the second round of the Major League Amateur Baseball Draft on June 6.
• being the first player the Giants signed as the two sides came to terms on June 10. Jones batted .461 with 11 home runs and 43 runs-batted-in for the Pioneers in 2013.
On the mound he was 4-3 with a 1.23 earned-run-average.