Prep Baseball Report

2024 HS Team Previews: Hazleton

Prep Baseball Pennsylvania
Content Staff

Follow us throughout the preseason as we preview teams across the Keystone State ahead of Opening Day. These previews were assembled with the assistance of the responses collected by head baseball coaches through a questionnaire form we distributed this offseason. Follow us @PBRPennsylvania on X and @pbrpennsylvania on Instagram throughout the spring for in-season highlights and game-breaking coverage.

High School: Hazleton Area High School
Head Coach: Russ Canzler, Head Coach
2023 Record (Finish): WVC Division 1 Champions, District 2 6A Champions, 18-5 record
Key Players: Antonio Doganiero, Jonas Aponick, Chris Florentino


Showcase State Date Location
Central PA Preseason ID PA 02/11 Liberty Arena, Williamsport
Southwest PA Preseason ID (Session 1) PA 02/17 Battleground Baseball Group, Callery
Southwest PA Preseason ID (Session 2) PA 02/17 Battleground Baseball Group, Callery
East PA Preseason ID PA 02/17 Moravian University, Bethlehem
Northwest PA Preseason ID PA 02/18 Pennbriar Athletic Club, Erie
Southeast PA Preseason ID PA 02/25 In The Net, Palmyra
Last Chance PA Preseason ID PA 03/02 Liberty Arena, Williamsport
NY/PA Rising Stars (2028-2029 grads) PA 03/03 Liberty Arena, Williamsport


Top Returners: Jordan Castrine, Dom Marino, Jamie Martoccio
Impact Newcomers: (Soph) Chris Peters, (Fr) Freddy Corrado, (Fr) Logan Hearity
Key Matchups: They are all big.

2024 Outlook: “We have a group of hard working young men who are eager to prove themselves this season. I expect our team to compete at a high level and play hard-nosed team baseball. ”
Russ Canzler, Head Coach, Head Coach


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