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Gadsden City's Bishop signs with Shelton State


Gadsden City's Matthew Bishop signed a scholarship Monday to play baseball for Shelton State Community College. Seated to his left is his mom, Lisa Bishop, and to his right are his sister, Lora Bishop, and his dad, Greg Bishop. Standing from left are Gadsden City assistant coaches Corbin Holland and Scott Brackett, Shelton State coach Bobby Sprowl and Gadsden City head coach Todd Lamberth. (Photo by Special to The Times)


 

Gadsden City athlete Matthew Bishop signed a scholarship Monday to play baseball at Shelton State Community College.

Bishop batted .421  as a junior. The 6-foot-4, 225 pound catcher bats and throws right handed.  He was an Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State Class 6A honorable mention selection at catcher in 2013, and was an All-Area, 6A honorable mention utility player his junior year. Additionally, he made the final cut for the East/West All Stars.

Bishop also held offers from Wallace State and Snead State community colleges.