Many athletes who spent their high school years in Fayette County have moved on to play for college or professional teams. Below are the athletes who recently made headlines.
Spencer Patton • Pitcher • Omaha Storm Chasers
•June 22 – Patton, a South Central graduate, earned the win after pitching two innings of relief during a 7-6 win against El Paso. The Kansas City Royals Triple-A prospect struck out one and allowed a solo home run. On the season, he is 4-1, with a 2.37 earned-run average and 14 saves. He has struck out 46 batters in 38 innings over 26 appearances.
•June 18 – Patton had his first bad outing of the season in a 10-5 loss to Albuquerque. He took the loss after he allowed five earned runs on three hits (two home runs) and a walk, while striking out one in two-thirds of an inning.