2015 Team Preview: Hamilton Badin

By Dylan Hefflinger 
Ohio Editor in Chief/NW Scout

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2015 Team Preview: hamilton badin

School Name: Hamilton Badin
Coaches Name/Record: Brion Treadway, 63-30
2014 Record: 18-13
Conference: GCL
Conference Record/Finish: 12-2, 1st
Division Level: III

Post-Season Accomplishments:

  • 2 State Titles (1991 and 1996)
  • 11 State Final Four Appearances
  • 16 District Titles

Key Players Lost From 2014:

  • Zach Gray, 1B, Olney Central Community College
  • Corey Reimer, 3B, Mount St. Joseph
  • Reid Maus, C, Bluffton College
  • Caleb Wuest, 2B, Thomas More College

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers: 4/8

Strengths of Team:

  • Speed
  • Athleticism

Weaknesses of Team:

  • Lack of varsity experience

Top Prospects in Class of 2015:

  • Alex Holderbach, OF/IF, 6'1", 190, R/R, 1st Team All State, GCL Co-Player of the Year 2014, .489 BA. Ranked 151st in 2015 class.
  • Kade Carlyle, P/OF/IF, 2015, 6'4, 200, R/R
  • Cameron Nunn, IF, 5'9", 175, R/R, .429 BA. Ashland University commit.
  • Ben Briede, RHP, 2015, 6'0", 170, R/R
  • Toby Grollmus, LHP, 2015, 6'3", 190, L/L

Top Prospects in Class of 2016:

  • Cody Boxrucker, C, 6'0", 195, R/R, 2nd Team All GCL. Ranked 55th in 2016 class.
  • Cole Heflin, OF, 6'0", 185, R/R
  • Logan Heintzman, RHP/OF, 6'3", 170, R/R

Top Prospects in Class of 2017:  

  • Andrew Walsh, IF/P
  • Zach Evans, IF
  • Nick Taylor, P

Top Prospects in Class of 2018:  

  • Daunte DeCello, IF
  • Seth Klaiber, P
  • Devon Valentino, P

Notable College/MLB Alumni:

  • Jim Tracy
  • Kent Tekuvle
  • Brett McKinney

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