Coach Hall on Connor Justus
"Connor is a very, very talented defensive player. He missed part of the fall with a broken bone in his hand, but when he got back in there, he swung the bat well. The thing I like about him is that comes to play and comes to work every day."
A four-year letterwinner at Cartersville High School under head coach Stuart Chester ... Helped team to three region titles and a state championship in his senior season ... Named the 2013 Georgia Dugout Club AAA Player of the Year ... Honored as the 2013 East Cobb Baseball/Rawlings Defensive Player of the Year ... Named Bartow County Player of the Year in 2013 and first-team All-Southeast Region by Rawlings ... A three-time All-Region and two-time All-County shortstop ... Graduated as the school record-holder for fewest strikeouts in a single season (four) and started 131 of 133 games over four year career ... Member of Spanish Honor Society and four year honor role student.
Full name is Connor David Justus ... Born Nov. 2, 1994 in Cartersville, Ga. ... Son of Barry and Suzi Justus ... Has an older sister Morgan ... Father, Barry, played baseball at Shorter University ... Intends to major in business administration.