JUNIOR COLLEGE: Lettered two years under head coach David Langston at Northwest Shoals Community College ... Hit .384 for his career with 10 home runs and 94 RBI ... Tallied 29 doubles, two triples and 33 runs scored ... Hit .382 with three home runs and 51 RBI in his sophomore campaign ... Added 20 doubles, a triple and 18 runs scored ... Named a Northern League first team selection in 2010 and 2011 ... Helped lead Northwest Shoals to the state playoffs both years and claimed the 2011 North Division Championship ... Selected to the All-Tournament team in the state playoffs both seasons ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under head coach Andy Collins at Norcross High School ... Named an All-State selection in 2009 ... Three-time All-County and All-Region selection, earning the distinction in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Helped Norcross advance to the state playoffs all four years ... Claimed the Regional Championship in 2008 ... Hit .389 for his career with 11 home runs and 109 RBI ... Also tallied 37 doubles, three triples and 61 runs scored ... Posted an 18-6 record and four saves for his career with a 2.88 ERA ... Struck out 95 and walked 37 in 98.0 innings of work ... As a senior in 2009, posted a .402 batting average with five home runs and 38 RBI ... Turned in a 6-2 record with one save and a 2.56 ERA in his senior campaign with 37 strikeouts and 12 walks in 39.0 innings of work ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Rhonda Williams and Kenny Roach ... Born January 13, 1991 ... Has an older sister, Ashley ... Played summer ball with the Brookhaven Bucks and was an All-Star selection after helping his team become Division Champions.
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