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Senior Hunter Barnes helped his Hunt High varsity baseball team win all three of its games last week in the Golden Leaf Invitational, making him this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week.
Hunter pitched a complete game in the Warriors’ 5-2 win over North Johnston on Saturday, March 31.
Playing first base in Monday’s 10-0 win over Wayne Country Day, Hunter was 2 for 3 with an RBI before scoring a run in the Warriors’ 10-3 defeat of Parrott Academy.
Hunter has a 4.3 GPA at Hunt, where he takes honors courses. The son of Ashley and Sandy Bass of Rock Ridge, Hunter has a leadership position in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is also a member of National Honor Society, Future Farmers of America, DECA and Headbands of Hope at Hunt.
He volunteers his time for his church, Marsh Swamp Free Will Baptist Church in Rock Ridge, and works in the summer at his father’s business, Barnes Equipment.
Hunter, who plays summer showcase baseball with the Wilson-based Ironhorses, plans to attend North Carolina State University and major in agricultural business.