Whiteland grad shining brightly for Flames


Sophomore pitcher Ashton Perritt was named MVP of the Big South Tournament after leading Liberty University to the championship and a berth in the NCAA Tournament. Perritt is a former three-sport standout at Whiteland Community High School and is one of the Flames' top hitters and pitchers. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Whoever came up with the concept of pairing “sophomore” and “slump” in the same sentence couldn’t have been envisioning the likes of Ashton Perritt.

The former two-sport star at Whiteland Community High School recently finished his second full year at Liberty University, a Christian college in Lynchburg, Va., that competes at the Division I level athletically.

All Perritt accomplished for the Flames baseball program this spring was, well, a lot.

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