Forsyth Central rising senior Ethan Hankins, one of the top pitching prospects for 2018 MLB Draft, has been chosen to play in the Under Armour All-American Game on July 29 at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
Excited to be named a 2017 Under Armour All-American & play at Wrigley Field on July 29th! @BaseballFactory @UABaseball #UAALLAMERICA #IWILL pic.twitter.com/NpFIKXvOaX— Ethan Hankins (@EthanHankins) June 27, 2017
Hankins, who is committed to Vanderbilt, has spent the past two days at the USA Baseball Tournament of Stars in Cary, N.C., an even that pulls in the best high school players from around the country and functions as a preliminary trial for the 18U national team. On Wednesday, Hankins threw three no-hit innings and had four strikeouts.
Ethan Hankins gets Mike Siani to ground out to end the third. Hankins has four strikeouts. #TOS17 pic.twitter.com/zom6Y4Bx0l— Hudson Belinsky (@hudsonbelinsky) June 28, 2017
Hankins also pitched in the Perfect Game National Showcase on June 19, where he had four strikeouts in two innings, including one of Triston Casas, one of the top position player prospects for the upcoming draft.
Great battle between GA righty Ethan Hankins and FL 3B/1B Triston Casas. Hankins gets the K with a 94 mph FB. pic.twitter.com/kX3RPJe0wC— Carlos Collazo (@CarlosACollazo) June 19, 2017