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HIGH SCHOOL PHENOMZack Wheeler attended East Paulding High
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Zack Wheeler attended East Paulding High School in Dallas, Ga. As a junior in 2008 he was 8-3 in 64 1/3 innings with 127 strikeouts and a 1.31 ERA. His senior year he had a school record 151 strikeouts in 77 2/3 innings and was 9-0 with a 0.54 ERA. Wheeler was named the 2009 Gatorade Player of the Year in Georgia and the 2009 Baseball Coaches Associations National Player of the Year. |(Credit: Dave Tulis)

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