4 Barons receive GACC postseason baseball awards

MOUNT VERNON -- Two members of the Brewton-Parker College baseball team earned All-Conference honors and two others were selected to the All-Academic Team by the Georgia-Alabama-Carolina Conference.

Denson Gleaton was named to the All-Conference Team at first base but also played in the outfield for the Barons, while Johnny King was named as an outfielder while playing primarily in center field for Brewton-Parker.

Outfielder Jonathan Davis and infielder Miles Zachary qualified for the GACC's All-Academic Team.

Gleaton is a 6-foot-3, 250-pound graduate of Shaw High School in Columbus and transferred to Brewton-Parker after playing at Gordon College. He was named GACC and NAIA Region XIII Player of the Week for the week of April 7-13.

Through 37 games, Gleaton batted.328 with 41 base hits and team highs of eight home runs, 46 RBI and a slugging percentage of .597. Gleaton also had just three errors in 199 fielding plays (.985 percentage) with a team-high 181 putouts.

King is a 6-1, 185-pound native of Teutopolis, Ill., and a transfer to Brewton-Parker from Olney Central College in Olney, Ill. He was named GACC Player of the Week for his performances in three games during the week of March 9-15.

Through 32 games, King posted a .408 batting average with a team-high 42 hits, including 10 doubles, and 32 runs scored, along with two home runs, 22 RBI and a slugging percentage of .583. King also was perfect on 67 fielding opportunities, including 63 putouts.

Zachary, a junior from Lyons, made the All-Academic Team with a 3.36 grade point average as a major in business. Zachary, a graduate of Robert Toombs Christian Academy, had a .204 batting average in 23 games, 14 as a starter, with seven RBI after he transferred to Brewton-Parker from Mercer University.

Davis, a sophomore from Savannah, qualified by compiling a 3.31 GPA as an education major. On the field, Davis hit .305 with 21 runs scored and three home runs in 30 games, 19 as a starter.


Miles Zachary

Denson Gleaton

Jonathan Davis

Johnny King