Collins Hill's Clark accepts U.S. Coast Guard appointment

Collins Hill senior Chris Clark has received a Scholar's Appointment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, where he plans to play baseball. He is the son of Bill and Vivienne Clark.

As a prep school appointee, Clark will play his first season at Marion Military Institute (Ala.) before entering the Coast Guard Academy in 2014. The middle infielder, who plays this spring for the East Cobb Baseball Academy, has a .350 batting average with three doubles and 10 stolen bases in East Cobb's first 19 games. He also plays for the East Cobb Patriots summer and fall travel program.