He may just be a sophomore, yet to play his second year of secondary school baseball, yet Alcovy’s Ryan Spikes is all in on the University of Tennessee baseball.
In the wake of accepting an offer from the Volunteers not long ago, Spikes made his dedication by means of Twitter Monday night, reporting that the Knoxville based University was his school of decision. The choice came after Spikes disclosed to The Citizen in late August that Tennessee was high on his rundown.
Spikes spent a bit of his 2018 summer playing for the U-15 United States National Baseball Team in the first since forever Baseball World Cup in Chiriqui, Panama. Spikes was one of 20 players to make the group after various dimensions of tryouts. He played eight amusements with the group and helped the squad prevail upon gold hosts Panama.
Spikes batted .375 on six hits and drove in eight runs while taking one base and scoring three runs. He was selected to the All World group alongside colleagues Andrew Painter (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), Brady House (Winder, Ga.) and Luke Leto (Portage, Mich.).