The Brook Hill Guard varsity baseball team honored a total of four senior members during the annual Senior Night ceremony, held Friday, April 21, before the beginning of the team’s district contest against the Tyler All Saints Episcopal Trojans.
“I'm proud of the hard work and dedication of this senior group,” said Brock Lemire, Brook Hill Guard varsity baseball head coach. “They did everything I asked them to do and more. I wish them nothing but the best as they finish this chapter of their life and move on to the next one.”
Senior members of the Brook Hill Guard varsity baseball team honored during the 2017 Senior Night ceremony included Logan Fitzgerald, Dakota Gillespie, Logan Langford, and Brooks Parham.
Fitzgerald, the son of Patrick and Amy Fitzgerald, has been involved with the Brook Hill Guard varsity baseball team for two years, and served as a center fielder and catcher this season.
While attending Brook Hill, Fitzgerald has also participated on the Guard varsity football team, as well as Brook Hill Cannon Guard, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and National Honor Society.
After graduation, Fitzgerald plans to attend Texas A&M University – College Station, and major in engineering.
Gillespie, the son of Jeff and Stacey Gillespie, has been a member of the Brook Hill Guard varsity baseball team for four seasons, and serves the team as a pitcher.
In addition to baseball at Brook Hill, Gillespie has also participated on the Guard varsity soccer team.
After graduation, Gillespie plans to attend college and major in kinesiology. He is currently undecided on where to attend.
Langford, the son of Steve and Kristie Langford, has been involved with the Brook Hill varsity baseball team for four seasons as a pitcher and infielder.
While attending Brook Hill, Langford has also participated athletically on the Brook Hill Guard varsity football team.
After graduation, Langford plans to attend Blinn Junior College in Brenham, then transfer to Texas A&M University and major in civil engineering.
Parham, the son of Greg Parham and Cheryl and Patrick Hendrix, participated on the Guard varsity baseball team for one season as a right fielder.
Athletically, Parham also participated during his senior season on the Guard varsity football and basketball teams.
After graduation, Parham plans to attend Hendrix College and continue to play football, while majoring in veterinary medicine.
The Brook Hill Guard varsity baseball team finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 16-10, 7-2 in district play, and was recognized as Area Champions.