Gribble garners honors

Chase Gribble has been selected by Prep Baseball to represent North Carolina in the Under class games (grads 2020 through 2023) to be held at UNC Chapel Hill in July and 2019 top prospect games (2020-2022) to be held in August at Campbell University in North Carolina. Gribble recently participated in a College Baseball Group showcase in Greenville, South Carolina, which gained college interest from D1, D2 and D3 college levels. Along with two Smoky Mountain High School teammates, he plays summer baseball for the Barrett Braves based out of Cumming, Georgia. He bats lead-off and plays shortstop. He has been selected to the Adidas showcase in August of this year. Chase is a rising sophomore at Smoky Mountain High School and is the son of Craig and Pam Gribble of Sylva.