Local Brookhaven Talent Playing for Hometown Bucks

Brookhaven Bucks and Marist

Rey Pascual (Marist ’15), Marist Junior Varsity Baseball Coach Ron Elgin, Steven Taylor (Marist ’14) and Tyler Hughes (Marist ’14). Photo by Jay Kapp.

The Brookhaven Bucks are off and running for the 2016 season. The team is 3-3 in the Sunbelt Baseball League.

Three graduates of Marist School are members of the team this season.

Rey Pascual, a Brookhaven resident, graduated from Marist in 2015. Pascual is a catcher for the Bucks and went 1-3 with 1 run scored in Monday’s game vs. the Norcross Astros. Pascual is a rising sophomore at Harvard University, where he is a member of the Crimson baseball team.

Steven Taylor, a Brookhaven resident, graduated from Marist in 2014. Taylor plays 2B for the Bucks and went 2-4 with 3 RBI on Monday, June 13th to help the Bucks beat the Norcross Astros 10-0. Taylor is a rising junior at Mercer University, where he is a member of the Bears baseball team.

Tyler Hughes, a Tucker resident, graduated from Marist in 2014. Hughes is a pitcher for the Bucks and has struck out 4 in 4 innings this season. Hughes is a rising junior at the University of North Carolina Asheville, where he is a member of the Bulldogs baseball team.

The Brookhaven Bucks are members of the Sunbelt Baseball League, a summer collegiate wooden-bat league with teams in Georgia (Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Carrollton, Marietta, Norcross, Lawrenceville) and Alabama (Phenix City). Bucks home games are played at Oglethorpe University. The Sunbelt League regular season ends July 23rd and playoffs run from July 25th through August 3rd.

Upcoming Games:

  • Thursday, June 16th at 7:15 p.m. vs. Atlanta Crackers at Norcross High School.
  • Saturday, June 18th at 1:15 p.m. vs. Alpharetta Braves at Oglethorpe University.
  • Monday, June 20th at 7:15 p.m. vs. Alpharetta Braves at Legion Post 201 Field.
  • Wednesday, June 23rd at 7:15 p.m. vs. Phenix City Crawdads at Oglethorpe University.

Learn more about the Brookhaven Bucks at brookhavenbucks.com, at facebook.com/brookhavenbucks, on Twitter @BrookhavenBucks or on Instagram @Brookhaven.Bucks. For information about the Sunbelt League, please visit www.sunbeltleague.com.