Carroll catcher Hayden Jones and Huntington North outfielder Ian McCutcheon were named all-state in 4A. New Haven's Angel Federico was all-state in 3A at catcher, South Adams' Grant Besser honored in 2A as a pitcher, while Northfield pitcher Blake Harner was selected in 1A.
The Snider graduate and 2nd round pick by the Cincinnati Bengals in the NFL Draft threw out the first pitch at the TinCaps game. Bates was also signing autographs and taking pictures with fans before the game.
As one of the top players in the city South Side's Jaci Jones still has two years left of high school basketball left, but the Archers sharp-shooter knows where she'll be going to college after verbally committing to Detroit Mercy recently.