Baseball: Fain, Ruth selected to ABCA/Rawlings South All-Region teams

Baseball: Fain, Ruth selected to ABCA/Rawlings South All-Region teams

LaGrange placed two players on the ABCA/Rawlings South All-Region teams as announced Tuesday. Senior Austin Fain was a first team starting pitcher and freshman Joe Ruth is on the third team as an outfielder.

Fain was earlier named to the first team of the D3Baseball.com All-South Region. He was the USA South Pitcher of the Year and was on the USA South All-Conference first team. He was 6-1 this season witha 2.43 ERA. Fain appeared in 13 games with 11 starts and a save. He struck out 59 in 59-1/3 innings. He struck out a season-high nine batters in an 11-0 win over William Peace during the season.

Ruth was a second team USA South All-Conference selection. He was second on the team with a .360 batting average. He led the team in RBIs (44), hits (64), stolen bases (15), and sacrifice flies (7). Ruth was second on the team in runs scored with 40 and second in triples with three.