Montgomery signs with Blue Mountain

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Brandon Montgomery of New Albany recently signed a baseball scholarship with Blue Mountain College. Montgomery pitched and played third for the Bulldogs primarily for the Bulldogs.
Brandon said the following concerning his career at New Albany and his outlook for playing for Blue Mountain, “It’s been fun here at New Albany, I wouldn’t trade it for anything, but I’m happy to get to move on to the next level and get to play some more ball. It’s been great playing for Coach Walker.”
Montgomery finished the year with a 4-4 record on the mound with a 2.64 ERA and 70 strikeouts. Montgomery was a two-year starter for New Albany. This year’s team finished 16-14 and made an appearance in the playoffs defeating Pontotoc and later falling to Kosciusko.
Coach John Walker said of Montgomery’s career at New Albany, “I am extremely happy that he is getting to play at the next level, as a player, he’s definitely talented enough to get that opportunity. I’m grateful to Coach Fowler and Blue Mountain College for giving that to him. Brandon has based his whole career off hard work. From the time that he was in the ninth grade, he made it a point to work extremely hard and that’s what has gotten him to this level. He’s extremely talented and he sets an example for our entire program and that’s priceless.
Dennis Clayton