The Auburn signee was presented with the award during the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s annual convention tonight in Hoover.
Burns, the Class 6A Player of the Year, went 10-1 with a 0.88 ERA, 116 strikeouts and 22 walks in 64 innings. He threw four shutouts and one no-hitter. Burns also hit .467 with 16 homers, 10 doubles, four triples and 46 RBIs. He drew 22 walks while striking out just seven times in 105 at bats.
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