“I’ll have to work to earn a spot, as usual,” he said, “but I look forward to the competition. It will only make me better.”
Gaines’ penchant for the hard work involved, and the desire to extend his career, sees the senior also looking for more baseball after Cisco.
Leaning heavily toward a degree in kinesiology, Garret’s mind is geared for chiropractic medicine, while he is also contending with what his heart is saying.
“I can really see myself as a chiropractor,” he said, “but in my heart I would like to be a coach. My summer coach is one of my best friends and I see how happy he is and I see how happy Coach Massey is with coaching and being around it every day.
“That’s real important to me — I want to be happy with what I am doing.”
Gaines also attributes the hard work ethic to the winning attitude Brock exudes, and the pride of the tradition, recognized virtually everywhere in the state.
Words are few, and to the point, when asked what else is left for his senior year.