The Jones County senior has signed a full scholarship to play baseball at Gulf Coast Community College in Panama City, Fla. A ceremony marking the signing was held Friday at the high school.
“You never know what will happen in life, but I don’t expect to ever have anyone as fast as Terrance again,” Jones County coach Barry Veal said.
Gore, who was also a star running back for the Greyhounds in football, stole 145 bases in his high school career, including 49 this past season when Jones County made it to the quarterfinal round in the state AAAA playoffs.
“A bunt single for Terrance is as good as a double or triple, because he is going to get to second and third,” Veal said. “He got picked off once this season, but he didn’t get caught stealing. He’s that fast. But he also has some pop in his bat, so he isn’t just a singles hitter.”
Gore batted .474 with six home runs, three triples and eight doubles as a senior. He scored 58 runs.
Gore said he is excited to have the chance to compete at a higher level – he just isn’t sure what that level will be yet.
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