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Painter, Jones named to All-PBC baseball team

Painter, Jones named to All-PBC baseball team

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Lander's Colby Painter and Will Jones were selected to the All-Peach Belt Conference baseball team it was announced at a banquet in Columbus, Ga. Friday night.

Painter, a senior from Chesnee, S.C., was named to the second team as a third baseman, while Jones, an infielder and pitcher from Cordele, Ga., made the second team as a utility player.

Painter, a two-time All-PBC selection, batted .328 with seven home runs, 14 doubles, 37 runs scored and 29 RBI. He also walked 24 times and was hit by a pitch 11 times. He had a .525 slugging percentage and a .435 on-base percentage.

Jones led the Bearcats on the mound with a 5-3 overall record. In 14 appearances, he had a 4.75 ERA with 39 strikeouts in 36 innings pitched. He also batted .262 with nine home runs, five doubles, 41 runs scored and 28 RBI.