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Cortland High School Baseball Awarded For Academic Excellence


Congratulations to the Cortland High School Baseball Team on a great season on and off the field.

The team won the Sectionals with a win over Auburn 9-1 in the Section 3 Class A baseball championship this past spring.

And now they’re winning off the field.

The American Baseball Coaches Association recently announced winners for 2021-22 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award.

The Cortland High School team was one of the seven-hundred member high school and college programs across the country that were awarded.

Teams from every level of college and high school baseball were honored with this year’s award, which highlights programs coached by ABCA members that posted a GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale for the entire 2021-22 academic year.

Over 250 high school programs and more than 420 collegiate programs were recognized with this year’s award.

To be honored, teams had to meet the following criteria:

Must be a high school or college team.

Head coach must be a current ABCA member.

Team must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale during the 2021-22 academic year.

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