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WINONA LAKE – Gavin Bussard of Tippecanoe Valley has signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Grace College. In the front row of the photo to the right, Bussard is flanked his parents, David Bussard (L) and Kalynn Cumberland. In the back row (L-R) are Valley Athletic Director Duane Burkhart, Grace College’s Cam Screeton. and Valley head baseball coach Justin Branock.
Bussard is a 6-foot infielder. He helped the Vikings to a 7-2 mark and a share of the Three Rivers Conference title this spring, and earned honorable mention all-conference honors.
“Gavin is a great kid who comes from a great family. He will be an asset to the Lancer baseball program,” said Grace head coach Bill Barr. “Gavin is a good infielder and will have a positive impact on the field next year.”
Bussard was named Valley’s most valuable player as a senior. He posted the highest batting average on the squad and also served as team captain.
“I have had the pleasure of working with Gavin since he was 13. He is a quality player and a quality kid,” said Vikings coach Justin Branock. “I am looking forward to the impact he can make at Grace, not only on the field but in the classroom and in the community.”
Bussard, who lives in Warsaw, intends to major in accounting at Grace.