Benedict is a team captain for the GHS baseball team, starring at shortstop and dominating from the plate this season. Through the first nine games, the senior is hitting .531 from the plate (17-32), scoring 13 runs and recording seven stolen bases.
Prior to coming to GHS Benedict was well traveled, having lived in Arizona, California, Virginia, Minnesota, and Alabama. He has enjoyed his travels, saying, “It’s been an awesome experience becoming familiar with places around the country and connecting with new people everywhere I go.”
Benedict, who also played basketball at GHS, will play a post-graduate year at Salisbury School in Connecticut, before exploring his college baseball opportunities as he pursues a degree in Sports Management.
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