Pirate Ryan Jones Gets First Team All-State Nod
Pirate for life Slugger Ryan Jones, who signed an intent to play baseball at Owens College in Ohio this upcoming school year, has been selected to the 2015 Indiana Class 3A First Team All – State by the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA). Jones will play outfield, representing the South, in the Saturday, July 11th North-South All-Star game in Terre Haute, Indiana. Jones, who was also named All Mid-Southern Conference, joins only two other local players (Floyd Central’s Fulton, and North Harrison’s Napper) on the South All-Star team. The game will be played at Indiana State University’s Bob Warn Field. Jones, through 23 games his Senior season with Charlestown, finished with a .514 batting average, while scoring a team leading 37 runs off 37 hits. Jones also led the Pirates with 34 stolen bases this past season and finished with a .913 fielding percentage. Ryan Jones is also Charlestown’s All-Time Hit leader, finishing his career with 140. Congratulations to Ryan and best of luck representing not only Charlestown, but the South All-Stars in next weekend’s All-Star game.