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Fairfield seniors, cousins Fouch and Miller hold college baseball signing

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Fairfield seniors Cade Miller and Gabe Fouch are pictured with their families at their joint signing. (Submitted photo)
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Two Fairfield High School seniors have signed their national letters of intent to attend and play baseball at the collegiate level.

Gabe Fouch and Cade Miller are cousins who have played baseball together since they were 6 years old. Fouch will be attending the University of Rio Grande in Ohio (a member of the River States Conference, competing in the NAIA), majoring in business, while Miller will head to Salem University in West Virginia (an independent member of the NCAA Div. II), pursuing a degree in business administration.

Both have been four-year varsity baseball starters at Fairfield and have been an integral part of the Lions team winning three consecutive SHAC championships, under coach Kyle Zimmerman. They were also key players on the basketball court, where as juniors they helped lead the Lions to an undefeated regular season, and this past season they were once again league champs and brought home a district championship to Leesburg under coach Quentin Williams. 

During his high school baseball career, Fouch has been named All-SHAC three times and first-team All-District twice. He is a member of the National Honor Society.

Miller was named to the All-SHAC baseball team all four seasons, first-team All-District, second team All-District and All-District honorable mention. He is also a member of the National Honor Society.

“These two young men have been a pleasure to coach, not only from a talent perspective, but from the leadership aspect as well,” Zimmerman said. “They have been a massive presence on the pitching mound in their high school careers, and provided tremendous offensive production as well. 

“There is no doubt these two men have the tools to be successful at the next level. They will be sorely missed, but I'm anxious to see what bright futures await them.”

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