Barron intends to play at USM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Connor Barron, Sumrall's standout shortstop, announced his intention to attend Southern Miss Monday.

Barron was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the third round of the 2011 MLB draft. However, the Sumrall native's high school baseball coach Larry Knight confirmed that Barron announced his decision at a meeting to play baseball for the Golden Eagles next season.

Barron is part of a highly touted recruiting class for the Golden Eagles this year.

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