May 18, 2006
Batch is not wasting any time
Baron Batch agrees with Tom Petty, the waiting is the hardest part. The talented running back, who graduates from Midland High School on May 27, is not wasting any time; he'll be making the short drive to Lubbock less than two days later.
In two years as a member of Midland High's varsity football squad, Batch (5-foot-10, 190-pounds) accounted for well-over 3,000 all-purpose yards and 40 touchdowns. Despite all of the awards and attention that comes with such an impressive stat-line, one of his favorite high school experiences came off the gridiron.
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