Gatorade 2019 - 2020: Player of the Year

Baseball - Washington

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Malakhi Knight

Height: 6-FOOT-3
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Peak Performance


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2019 Underclass Area Code Games plate appearances

No. 20

Baseball America Class of 2021 prospect ranking
“I’ve been fortunate enough to play with a lot of great players and see a lot of great players in my time in baseball. Malakhi is easily one of the best I’ve been around. Anything he wants to do on the diamond is achievable.”
Gabriel Rochon
Head Coach - Head coach of Marysville Getchell High
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Athletic Excellence

The 6-foot-3, 190-pound junior outfielder was named the Most Outstanding Player at the 2019 Underclass Area Code Games in August. Knight reached base in all nine plate appearances at the Games with three hits, including a home run, and six walks. A Second Team All-WESCO North Division selection as a freshman, Knight missed all but four games his sophomore year with an injury. He is ranked as the nation’s No. 20 prospect in the Class of 2021 by Baseball America.

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Academic Achievement

Knight has maintained a 3.61 GPA in the classroom. He has made a verbal commitment to play baseball on scholarship at Oregon State University beginning in the fall of 2021.

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Exemplary Character

Knight has volunteered locally as a youth baseball and basketball coach.