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Davis gets Sun Conference baseball honor
CAMDENS KAL DAVIS is in the middle of a record-breaking season at USC-Beaufort. - photo by Photo courtesy of Bob Cragin

Kal Davis, a former Camden High School baseball standout and current junior at the University of South Carolina-Beaufort, was selected as the Sun Conference Baseball player of the week for the week of March 21-17.

The weekly honors are voted on by the league’s sports information directors.

Davis, a designated hitter and outfielder for the Sand Sharks, had a big day at the plate in a record-setting sweep of Brewton-Parker that week, going 5-for-8 with a double, a grand slam, three runs and 10 RBIs. With six RBIs in game two, he fell one short of the single-game school record. 

Davis, a 2011 Camden High School graduate, is currently batting at a .365 clip with eight doubles, a triple, three home runs and is perfect in five stolen base attempts has 50 RBIs on the season. Davis needs just eight more to break the USCB single-season RBI record, with at least 20 games to go, not including the NAIA postseason. 

As of Tuesday, Davis, the son of former Cincinnati Reds’ minor leaguer James Davis and his wife Ida, ranked third in the NAIA in RBIs per game (1.515) and fifth in total RBIs (50).