Suwannee’s senior catcher, Taylor Abercrombie, has signed with NFCC. Abercrombie was last year’s Defensive Player of the Year and allowed only two passed balls all season. According to his dad Tommy Abercrombie, Taylor has been catching since his days as a Bullpup at Suwannee Middle School.

“I’m excited about him getting a scholarship,” Tommy Abercrombie said. “Tay’s worked real hard. He’s never missed a single game through injury.”

Taylor played baseball for the Tallahassee Titans during the fall this year, and it was his play for the Titans that drew NFCC coach Steve Given’s notice.

“He emerged as the Titans’ number-one catcher and hit really well, too,” said mom Angela Abercrombie. Givens noticed Taylor when the Titans played NFCC.

“I’m really excited about getting to play for Coach Givens,” Taylor said. “The Panhandle Conference is probably the most competitive in the state, so it will be fun. I’d like to thank my coaches, teammates, and dad for helping me reach this goal.”

“We’ve had a lot guys get an opportunity to play at the next level, but I could not be happier about it happening for Taylor,” said Suwannee High baseball coach Ronnie Gray. “When you’re the younger brother of a good player, it casts a long shadow, and Taylor is now out from under that. Taylor had the opportunity to attend Tallahassee Community College and chose North Florida, and I personally think this is going to be a great fit for Taylor. We are expecting and need a big year out of Taylor from a catching and offensive standpoint if this team is going to reach it’s full potential.”

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