2015 Team Preview: St. Henry



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

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2015 Team Preview: St. Henry

School Name: St. Henry High School
Coaches Name/Record: John Dorner, 454-213
2014 Record: 26-4
Conference: Midwest Athletic Conference
Conference Record/Finish: 8-1, 1st (Co-Champs)
Division Level: III

Postseason Accomplishments:

  • State Champions - 1999, 2000, 2003
  • State Runner-up - 1945, 1946
  • State Poll Champs - 1998, 2002, 2003, 2013, 2014

Key Players Lost From 2014:

  • Jeff Paul - P/OF - Ohio Dominican - 1st Team All Ohio 2013 & 2014
  • Briar Holloman – C
  • Brian Kremer - P/2B
  • Jason Jacobs - 1B
  • Garrett Stout - OF

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers: 4/3

Strengths of Team:

  • Pitching – top 3 starters will be very good
  • Age – 9 seniors

Weaknesses of Team:

  • Speed – few players steal bases
  • Power- little power after first 5 hitters

Top Prospects in Class of 2015:

  • Ryan Mikesell - P/OF - 6'7" - 200 - R/R - Hopes to play both Basketball & Baseball at UD
  • Andrew Lundvall - OF - 6'2" - 205 - L/R - Strong hitter
  • D.J. Kunkler - Utility - 5'10" - 160 - L/R - Versatile with good speed

Top Prospects in Class of 2016:

Notable College/MLB Alumni:

  • Wally Post - Cincinnati Reds
  • Kris Moorman - Ohio State
  • Neil Schmitz - Bowling Green
  • Kurt Woeste – Toledo
  • Nick Bruns - Bowling Green
  • Brent Koesters - Ohio Northern
  • Phil Bruns - Ohio Northern

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