Weighing in at 180 pounds and standing 5’ 10” tall, Calvin Stringer was one of the seven seniors honored at the Sneads High School baseball game on April 20.
For a total of four years, Stringer has played baseball, but this year was his first playing varsity baseball with the Sneads Pirates.
Coach Andy Shelton proudly presented Stringer with a framed keepsake box containing a jersey (#2) and three photos of Stringer playing baseball as a young boy.
Stringer also wore jersey #22 and played football at Sneads.
Over the course of the last four years, he has received eight Player of the Game awards for his on-field offensive tactics.
According to the Max Preps website, Stringer’s stats are 5,099 in rushing yards with an average of 8.7 and 124.4 per game.
He has had 586 carries and a total of 74 touchdowns, with 71 of those rushing.
Being a young man of many athletic talents, Stringer has also caught attention out on the basketball court, where he played for the Sneads Pirates while wearing the #2 jersey.
During the ceremony in honor of Stringer and the other Sneads seniors, Stringer was commended by his coaches and teammates for being a hardworking and dedicated student athlete who is ready to continue his academic accomplishments as he follows his path toward higher education and a career.
With a 3.4 grade point average, Stringer’s dream is to pursue a degree in engineering.
Stringer will be graduating from high school at the end of the 2020-2021 school year.
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Photos by Patricia Smith