The 6-foot-2, 220-pound senior left-handed pitcher, first baseman and outfielder had led the Mustangs to a 31-2 record at the time of his selection. Weathers owned a 9-0 record with a 0.11 earned run average and 132 strikeouts in 65 innings pitched, allowing just 19 hits and nine walks through 33 games. At the plate, Weathers had posted a .455 batting average with eight doubles, 25 runs scored, 13 steals and a .742 slugging percentage. The 2017 Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association Mr. Baseball winner, he won a gold medal with the USA Baseball team at the 2017 U-18 World Cup in Canada.
Weathers has maintained an A average in the classroom. He has signed a national letter of intent to play baseball on scholarship at Vanderbilt University this fall, but is projected as an early-round selection in June’s Major League Baseball draft.
Weathers, whose father David pitched in the major leagues for 19 years, is an active member of the school’s chapter of the National Beta Club and is deeply committed to the Liberty Grove Missionary Baptist Church community.