Alexander Central graduate Byron Younts has been named to the North Carolina Baseball Coaches’ Association All-State Baseball Team.
Younts graduated last week. During his senior season with the Cougars, he hit .369 and drove in 22 runs. He was also selected as the Northwestern Conference Player of the Year. Younts has signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at Catawba Valley Community College. He is the son of Ron and Valerie Younts of Taylorsville.