By Scott Thompson
The dreams of Pat Demarco, Beau Hanna, Trent Maddox and Will Hardigree aren’t that different from many high school baseball players.
They all want to win a championship and play at a higher level — college and even the pros.
While the quartet of Winder-Barrow Bulldoggs have some work to do before potentially being drafted, the college part is taken care of if they choose to follow that path.
The four seniors signed college scholarships on Nov. 9 during a ceremony in the school cafeteria — Demarco with Vanderbilt, Hanna with Kennesaw State, Maddox with Augusta University and Hardigree with the University of South Carolina Upstate.
All four were key contributors for the 2016 Diamond ‘Doggs squad that went 25-7 and advanced all the way to the GHSA Class AAAAA Elite Eight before falling to South Effingham.
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