Bishop Watterson Eagles 2023 Baseball Preview


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Bishop Watterson Eagles

Head Coach: Jeff Boulware
Years Head Coach (current school): 4
Record (current school): 31-20
Years Head Coach (overall): 10

Assistant Coaches:
Mike Enright
Nippy Prease
Jacob Brobst
Todd Holcomb

Record last season: 16-9
League Affiliation: Central Catholic League
Last year's playoff results: 2-0 win against Licking Valley (sectional final), 2-1 loss against Johnstown (district-semi)

Top players returning:
Charlie Bernotas (sr.-All-CCL)
Nick Kudika (jr.-All-CCL, All-District)
A.J. McAninch (All-CCL)
John Baumel (jr.-All-CCL, All-District)

Top players lost:
Dominic Orsini-All-CCL and All-District
Matthew Monesi (John Carroll recruit)

New impact players:
Mari Hegenberger-Ellars (sr. P/DH)
Ryan Rudzinksi (sr. SS)
Elliott Schmidt (jr. 1B/P/OF)


Final Comments:
Watterson returns a lot of varsity experience and talent. Several arms from last year's team return looking to build upon a strong finish. It is a good mix of veteran experience and talented young people looking to make an impact. The expectations for this group are very high.