Chris Reynolds ranked 9th best QB in country
Published 9:45 am Thursday, July 30, 2020
By Brian Pitts
Davie Enterprise Record
Chris Reynolds of Mocksville has cracked an impressive list as he prepares for his junior season as the Charlotte 49ers quarterback.
The projected top 10 QBs in 2020 were released and Reynolds, who walked on before earning a scholarship after receiving zero Division-I offers out of Davie High in 2017, checked in at No. 9.
Trevor Lawrence of Clemson was ranked No. 1, followed by Justin Fields of Ohio State, Brock Purdy of Iowa State, Sam Ehlinger of Texas, Charlie Brewer of Baylor, Jamie Newman of Georgia, Malik Cunningham of Louisville, Brady White of Memphis, Reynolds and Kellen Mond of Texas A&M.
Perfect Game USA offered rave reviews of Will Summers after a recent mound outing. The 6-4 righthander is a rising junior at Davie.
A scout from Perfect Game tweeted: “(Summers has) long arms and a good downhill angle on the ball, which makes it hard for the hitters to square the ball up. He mixed in a tight breaking ball out of the same arm slot as his fastball, so hitters were guessing all game. The uncommitted pitcher was on top of his game, running on cruise control for most of the game, going seven innings and only giving up three hits.”
Carson Whisenhunt, a 2019 Davie graduate and pitcher at East Carolina, is playing summer ball in the Coastal Plain League for the High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms (14-5 overall through July 26).
He has a 2-1 record in five appearances out of the bullpen. In last week’s 8-3 home win over Deep River, the lefty from Advance took care of the eighth inning in 11 pitches. He struck out all three batters.