Volunteer State CC
Batted .340 with six home runs as freshman ... Hit .350 with four homers as sophomore in just 19 games because of injury.
Three-year letterwinner at Hendersonville HS ... Voted All-District and All-Region selection as junior and senior ... Named All-State as senior ... Hit .390 with seven home runs as senior ... Also earned three letters in football, earning All-Midstate and All-State honors.
Joseph Ryan Darnell ... Born August 24, 1981 ... Son of Randy and Terry Darnell.