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Kenneth Tackett (CF, N' West Rankin, MS) - N' West Rankin won the 5A State Championship last season and finished in the Top 20 nationally.One of the key contributors for their team came from Kenneth Tackett, who batted over .420, scored over 50 runs, and stole over 30 bases.

Player Profile

Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 180
Position: Centerfield
Bats: Right
Grades: 3.5 GPA / 25 ACT

From: Brandon, MS
High School: N' West Rankin (5A)

The following information was revealed during our interview with Kenneth Tackett:

Kenneth Tackett

What are your strengths on the field? "I can track any ball down, and I never miss it. I also have a good arm."

What are your strengths at the plate? "I make very good contact, and I run every ball out."

What are you working on the hardest for the next level? "Right now, I have to stay more consistent at the plate."

How did your team fare last year? "We finished 36-3 and won the 5A title."

What were your stats for the season? "I hit .427, scored 56 runs, 5 HR's, 30 RBI's, and I stole 30 bases."

Any awards? "I was named 1st Team All-Metro and 2nd Team All-State."

Which summer league do you play in? "I played for the Mississippi Stars, but I could not afford it anymore, so I am playing for N' West Rankin's summer team."

Which colleges are recruiting you the hardest? "Samford has been calling. Ole Miss calls. Southern Mississippi has been calling, and La Lafayette has been calling."

Any early offers? "Not yet."

Which schools are you keeping an eye on? "Any instate school. I would love to stay near my family, but I will go anywhere that will give me a scholarship."

Which camps have you attended and where do you go from here? "I went to MSU and LSU, and I just got back in from Ole Miss'."


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