Whetstone Braves 2023 Baseball Preview


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Whetstone Braves

Head Coach: Tim Broskie
Years Head Coach (current school): 29
Record (current school): 517-228
Years Head Coach (overall): 29 years, 34 Total years coaching. 5 Years as an assistant
Record (overall): 517-228

Assistant Coaches:
Doug Roberts
Lou Jannazo
Brian Knisley
Mike Timmons

Record last season: 15-9 Overall. 10-0 In the League. City Champs 12 Straight years
League Affiliation: Columbus City League - North Division
Last year's playoff results: Beat Logan Round One 10-3. Lost to Olentangy Round Two 9-1

Top players returning:
Justin Liesinger-3B-P. 11th Grade- 1st Team All League, 2nd Team All District. 455AVG, 26RBI's, 21 Runs, 8D.

Marshall Cotter- Catcher.11th Grade- .1st Team All League. 400AVG, 26Runs, 11SB.

Daylan Barnes- SS- 11th Grade. 2nd Team All League. 277 AVG, 18 RBI's, 16Runs, 13SB.

Drew Burleson- CF/LHP- 12th Grade. 1st Team All League. 333AVG, 16SB, 24Runs, 6D, 21 RBI's.

Ethan Alder- OF/P-12th Grade. Honorable Mention All League. 278AVG, 11RBI's.

John Foley- C/9/INF- 12th Grade. Honorable Mention All League. 297AVG, 15RBI's, 12Runs.

Oscar Ball- 11th Grade. P/OF. Honorable Mention All League

Top players lost:
Henry Wollerman- 1st Team All League. 5-2, 41Innings, 51K's, and 2.39ERA.

Michael Newell Dimoff- 1st team All League. 3-1, 18Innings, 23 K's. 417 AVG, 6D, 29Runs, 21 RBI's.

New impact players:
Christian Douglass- 6'3 Pitcher/Infielder. Christian will be one of the Top pitchers and players for the Braves


Final Comments:
The Braves lost their top three pitchers from last season. A lot of key players will have different roles and need to adapt quickly in order for the team to have success.