Edenton's Devon Gardner headed to CPL All-Star game

The outfielder is the fifth Steamer heading to Lexington

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From staff reports

Monday, July 2, 2018

The Edenton Steamers will have another player represent the teal and black at the 2018 Coastal Plain League All-Star game.

Edenton outfielder Devon Gardner won the fan final vote to secure a spot on the CPL’s American All-Star team.

The CPL announced the final vote results on Monday afternoon.

Gardner, a Belmont University product, garnered 27.53 percent of the vote.

He was one of six finalist from teams in the CPL North and East divisions.

Gardner beat out Martinsville’s Daniel Vitello, who had 19.26 percent of the vote.

Before Monday’s doubleheader at Martinsville, Gardner has played in 24 games for the Steamers this summer.

He joins teammates Rich Ciufo, Jake Miller, Charles Hall and Zane Harris who were selected to the team last week.

High Point-Thomasville’s Manny Lopez had 41.84 percent of the vote to earn the final spot on the National All-Star team that is comprised of players from the CPL West and South divisions.

The CPL All-Star game will be held on Monday, July 9 at Lexington, South Carolina, which is the home of the Lexington County Blowfish.