Saturday, March 23, 2013
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Staff Photo: John Bohn Peachtree Ridge pitcher Tyler Haswell posses for a portrait at his home field. Haswell will play baseball at the University of South Carolina.
THE HASWELL FILE
Who: Tyler Haswell
School: Peachtree Ridge
Favorite TV show: "Duck Dynasty"
Favorite sports team: South Carolina Gamecocks
Dream job: Major League Baseball player or owner of a sporting equipment business
What's on your i-Pod or MP3 player right now?: Rap or hip-hop, or maybe some rock and roll or country
n Was second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post after going 5-2 with a save, a 2.35 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 53 innings on the mound and hitting .341, with three homers, 15 RBIs and a .964 OPS in helping the Lions to the Class AAAAA state playoffs last year
n Was also a key player in the infield as the Lions made the state playoffs for the first time in the program's history during his sophomore season
n Is off to a fast start both at the plate and on the mound as a senior this spring, leading Gwinnett County with 14 RBIs and 35 strikeouts in 24 innings on the hill through the Lions' first 11 games. Also hitting .500 and has a 2-1 record with a 1.17 ERA.
n Has signed to play college baseball at South Carolina