2015 Team Preview: Bexley

By Dylan Hefflinger and PBR Staff
Ohio Editor in Chief/NW Scout

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2015 Team Preview: Bexley

School Name: Bexley High School
Coaches Name: Ray Noe
2014 Record: 21-8
Conference: MSL Ohio
Conference Record/Finish: 12-2, 1st
Division Level: II

Postseason Accomplishments:

  • Top 15 State Ranking last 2 years.
  • District Runner-Up last Year.
  • Back-to-Back 20 Win seasons.
  • MLS Ohio League Champion last year

Key Players Lost From 2014:

  • Tate Hughes, SS, 1st Team All-District
  • Marshall Drewry, RHP, 1st Team All-League
  • Alex Eikenberry, OF, 1st Team All-League, 2nd Team All District
  • Will Davis, C, 2nd Team All-League

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers: 5/3

Strengths of Team:

  • Starting pitching
  • Team defense
  • Base running- team speed

Weaknesses of Team:

  • Experience

Top Prospects in Class of 2015:

  • Josh Shapiro, LHP/1B, 2015, 6'0 180lbs, L/L, signed with Marshall University
  • Drew Elliott, RHP/1B, 2015, 6'4 205lbs, R/R

Top Prospects in Class of 2016:

Top Prospects in Class of 2017:

  • Tommy Bruning, LHP/OF, 2017, 6'2 140lbs, L/L
  • Alex Shapiro, SS/INF, 2017, 5'9 150lbs, R/R
  • Sean Early, OF, 2017, 5'10 180lbs, R/R

Top Prospects in Class of 2018:

  • Kyle Benson, 3B/OF, 2017, 6'0 165lbs, R/R

Notable College/MLB Alumni:

  • Doug Deeds- Ohio State University. Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 9th round in 2002
  • Brett Counts- Cleveland State University/Ohio Dominican
  • Kevin Rawlings- University of Toledo

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