Southern Miss dropped a 14-2 decision on the road to Arizona in five innings on Saturday afternoon.
Lettered at Campo Verde High School in Gilbert, Ariz. ... Named All-Region (Honorable Mention) as a junior ... Recorded a career batting average of .317, going 73-of-230 with 10 doubles, six triples, five home runs, 52 runs scored, 50 RBI and 14 stolen bases ... Boasted a career-best .378 batting average as a sophomore ... Recorded 16 of 21 defensive outs in a game against Pennsbury HS ... Concluded prep career with a school-record for home runs and the distinction of hitting the first home run in CVHS history ... Played travel ball with the Arizona Outlaws, Arizona Velocity, Arizona Hotshots and Arizona Hotshots Gold ... Led Velocity team in home runs, stolen bases and unassisted outs ... Hit a walk-off grand slam in the 2012 ASA Nationals ... Citizenship Award, National Yearbook (Physical Education) and Golden Glove recipient ... Honor student, Golden Scholar and member of the honor roll and principal's list.
Full name is Peyton Jaylyn Garner ... Daughter of Joanne and Joe Garner ... Has an older sister, Roxanne ... Born on March 27 in Chandler, Ariz. ... Majoring in exercise science.