Ronald Reagan High School: Four-time letterwinner for head coach Jamie Mabe ... Earned Central Piedmont 3A All-Conference honors for four consecutive seasons ... Four-time all-county selection ... Batted .508 with two home runs as a freshman and was named 2007 Triad Sports Weekly Rookie-of-the-Year ... Named to Triad Sports Weekly All-Area Team as a freshman and Central Piedmont 3A Conference Freshman-of-the-Year ... As a sophomore hit .450 with four home runs for the Raiders ... During junior campaign batted .400 with 10 home runs, 33 RBI and seven doubles at the dish ... On the mound sported a 3.09 ERA with 13 punch outs, five walks while allowing six runs ... Posted a 1-0 record in two starts (11.1 inn.) and held opposing hitters to a .279 average ... Helped the Raiders a to a 7-3 record in the Piedmont Triad 3A ... As a senior belted eight home runs ... Ranked No. 40 in Impact Baseball's Top-50 North Carolina 2010 prospects ... Played travel baseball for Ricky Keith and the Carolina Cubs ... Four-year honor roll student ... Received Teacher Choice Award ... Personal: Full name is Austin Ryan Blake ... Born December 28, 1991 in Winston-Salem, N.C. ... Son of Tim and Melissa Blake ... Intended major is accounting.