Charlie Deaton

Lufkin’s Charlie Deaton signs a letter of intent to play baseball for Hendrix College starting next season.

Charlie Deaton isn’t afraid of hard work.

As a linebacker on the football team, he was one of the players racing across the field for a tackle. When it comes to baseball season, he’s the one grinding out the everyday work behind the plate.

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