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Local baseball players among top in nation

Two of the best high school sophomores in the country are in Henry County, according to MaxPreps.

Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy’s Dazmon Cameron and Union Grove’s Shane Tucker made the MaxPreps list of the Top 50 baseball sophomores in the nation.

Cameron, a centerfielder for the No. 1-ranked Chargers, showed up at No. 2 on the list. The son of former major league centerfielder Mike Cameron has ranked as the No. 1 overall pick for the 2015 draft by the MLB Prospect Guide.

Tucker, a right-handed pitcher for the Wolverines, was the No. 48 prospect. Tucker is playing in the outfield for Union Grove as he recovers from an arm injury.