Last year, Franklin hit .483 with six homers and 32
RBIs as Lake Brantley captured the Class 6A state
title. He has played for the USA Youth National Team
and was a 2008 Under Armour All-American.
Rated No. 4 in the ESPNU senior prospect rankings,
Givens took home the Jackie Robinson Award as
the nation's top player at last summer's Aflac All-
American High School Baseball Game.
Arguably the top junior in the state and one of the
top Class of 2010 hurlers in the nation, Cole is a big
(6-5), powerful (low 90s) righty who played for the
USA Youth National Team in 2007.
Sampson, a 2008 Aflac All-American, is the nation's
No. 19 recruit in the ESPNU prospect rankings. The
6-foot-1 righty went 10-2 with a 1.49 ERA and 123
K's in just 71 innings last spring.
AN AREA COACH ON BEN BROWN:
"Great demeanor with a 90-plus arm. He's got
great mound presence. He throws three pitches
for strikes and all of them are quality. He's very