HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Darien Brown, a senior baseball player at Hattiesburg High School, signed a baseball scholarship with Pearl River Community College Wednesday. Brown has played middle infield and outfield in his career at Hattiesburg High School.
Brown was the 2010 and 2011 Hattiesburg High team MVP, was named 2010 and 2011 1st Team All-District (6-6A), and was named to the 2011 State Games Team. Brown also played quarterback and wide receiver for the Tigers football team.
"Darien is one of the top 5 position players that I have ever coached," said Hattiesburg head coach Joe Hartfield. Brown finished the 2011 baseball season with a .444 batting average, 18 RBI, 1 home run, 33 runs scored, and 12 stolen bases.