Archive for July 2017

The Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week – rising senior HV Jenkins High Three Sport Athlete Javonte Middleton 07.02.17

Javonte Middleton - Rising Senior HV Jenkins High School Football/Basketball/Baseball

Javonte is one of the most versatile athletes in Savannah Georgia. Middleton was runner-up for the Ashley Dearing Award as a junior. Javonte excels on the football field for the HV Jenkins Warriors from the quarterback position. Last season Middleton threw for 1,585 yards and tossed 14 touchdown passes and rushed for 563 yards and eight scores. Middleton was recognized by the Region Coaches by naming him to the All Region 1st team, and the Savannah Morning News placed him on the 2016 All-Greater Savannah Football Offensive Teams.

During the past two months, Javonte has received offers from the Citadel and Army football programs. These two universities are considered highly regarded academic institutions. Additionally, you can say Middleton is one of the Savannah area’s top student athletes. So, click on the play button to listen to Javonte’s thoughts and insights what his senior year might be like as he explained on the Karl DeMasi Sports Report Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week segment.

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The Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week – Former Calvary Day School & Now Savannah Bananas Baseball Player Chris Bashlor 06.24.17

Chris Bashlor - Rising Sophomore Lipscomb University/Savannah Bananas C/DH

Chris had an outstanding high school baseball career at Calvary Day School graduating in 2016. Bashlor was named the Savannah Morning News Baseball Player of the Year in 2016 as he led the area with a .587 batting average and a .714 on-base percentage. Behind the plate as a catcher, he was almost flawless with only being charged with three errors, which was a .980 fielding percentage. In Chris's senior year, the Cavaliers reached the GHSA Class "A" Private Baseball Championships Final Four.

Bashlor had numerous college offers and decided on Lipscomb University in Tennessee. Chris had to deal with injuries during his freshman year and was assigned a red shirt year. That did not matter to the Savannah Bananas as Chris was offered a contract to play this summer at Historic Grayson Stadium in the Coastal Plain League an MLB sponsored College Wooden Bat League. Chris reflects on his freshman college season and playing in Savannah as he explained on the Karl DeMasi Sports Report from 6.24.2017 Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week segment. So, click on the play button and listen.

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