Lions’ Johnson commits to Winthrop baseball

Peachtree Ridge senior Preston Johnson has made a commitment to play baseball for Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C.

Johnson, recruited as a pitcher and position player, had a 2-2 record and averaged more than a strikeout per inning last season for the Lions. He also had a home run, four doubles and was second on the team in stolen bases.

‘Prep Rally’ to feature region cross country highlights

“Gwinnett Prep Rally,” a Gwinnett County high school sports TV program, airs highlights from the Region 7-AAAAA and 8-AAAAA Cross Country Championships on this week’s show.

Other features include football highlights from Brookwood-Grayson, Mill Creek-Peachtree Ridge, Central Gwinnett-Shiloh and Wesleyan-Mt. Pisgah. Featured athletes include Central Gwinnett’s Eman Westmoreland, Shiloh’s Jordan Germany and Brookwood’s Cameron Lynch. GPR also takes a look back at the softball state championships won by Collins Hill and Buford.

“Gwinnett Prep Rally,” hosted by Daily Post editor Todd Cline and sports editor Will Hammock, airs Tuesdays at 7 and 10:30 p.m. on GCPS-TV and each Wednesday-Friday at 7:30 a.m., 7 and 10:30 p.m. on GCPS-TV. Check for more information.