Prep Baseball Report

Arkansas High School Spring Spotlight: Harrison

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: Harrison
Head Coach: Matt Rodden (4)
Classification: 5A
2023 Record: 9-19



No. of Returning Starters:


Top Returning Players:

Geren Crockett, P/1B, Jr., 6'1, 205, L/L; BA-.300, 9- 2B, 25 RBI

Peyton Reese, SS/P, SO., 5'10, 170, R/R; BA - .275, 6 - 2B, 20 RBI

Ben Estes, 3B/P, Jr. 6'1, 210, R/R; BA - .358, 9- 2B, 25 RBI

Lee Catt, OF/C, Jr., 5'9, 150, R/R; BA - .280, 8 - 2B, 3- 3B, 12 SB

Noah Hopkins, OF, Sr. 6'0, 185, R/R; BA - .300, 15 SB

Top Newcomers:

Jayden Welsh, OF/P, Sr. 6'0, 210, R/R

Grady Benton, Inf/C, Jr., 5'10, 170, R/R

Lee Catt, OF/C, Jr., 5'9, 150, R/R

Blane Walker, OF/P, Jr., 5'11, 175, L/L

Carter Phillips, Inf., Jr., 5'8, 160, R/L

Rylan Ballard, OF/P, Jr. 5'10, 160, L/L

Tate Rodden, OF/P, Jr. 5'8, 145, R/R

Chase Roberts, OF/P, So. 5'10, 165, L/L

Caleb Rorie, Utl/P, Jr. 6'4, 205, L/L

Coach’s Insight:

“Going into the 2024 season we feel good about our team speed and return 8 starters including all of our pitching. With only 3 seniors, there will be a lot of young players on the field for the Goblins this season. ” – Matt Rodden, head coach

Find more information on the 2024 Harrison program below:

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

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