Prep Baseball Report

Arkansas High School Spring Spotlight: Ashdown

By: Prep Baseball Arkansas Staff

The Arkansas high school baseball season kicks off on Feb. 26, opening day for regular season action under AAA regulations. Leading up to opening day, we’ll be publishing our team previews ahead of the 2024 spring season, touching on programs spanning all state classifications, counting down through the official Prep Baseball Arkansas Preseason Power 25 Rankings.

Perennially, we’ve submitted a preseason questionnaire to high school head coaches across the entire state. Their responses have been flooding in and we’re using the detailed insight they’ve provided in our team-by-team preseason analysis.

Our 2024 preseason coverage continues today.

High School: Ashdown
Head Coach: Brandon Martindale (7)
Classification: 4A
2023 Record: 18-11, State Runner Up



No. of Returning Starters:


Top Returning Players:

Walt Jones, SS/ P , 2025, Arkansas Commit
Caleb Blankenship, C, 2024
Nash Brown, 1B, 2024
Grayson Porter, P/OF, 2024
Leeland Garrett, 3B, 2024
Gunnar Altenbaumer, OF, 2025
Kyler Jones, P, 2025

Top Newcomers:

Jarred Baker, P 2025
Kutter Dollarhide, 2B 2025
Tyler Porter, UTIL 2025

Coach’s Insight:

“We have an experienced JR. and SR. class that have played in the championship game the past two years. ” – Brandon Martindale, head coach

Find more information on the 2024 Ashdown program below:

+ Follow them on X: @AshdownBSB.
+ Visit Prep Baseball Arkansas’ 2024 AAA Season Preview page to learn more.

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