2016 Reynolds Baseball Preview

Reynolds welcomes back Adam Ballish and Jacob Reimold - who were a pair of the Raiders' elite hitters last year.

2016 Reynolds Baseball Preview
Head Coach: Bob Foust
2015 Record: 13-8 (6-6), Region 2

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2015 Team Statistics
Batting Average: .282
Earned Run Average: 2.07
Fielding Percentage: .950

2015 Statistical Leaders
Batting Average: Jacob Reimold, .474 (27-57)
Base Hits: Jacob Reimold, 27
Runs Scored: Jacob Reimold, 21
Doubles: Adam Ballish, 8
Triples: Adam Ballish, 1
Homeruns: Adam Ballish, 2
Runs Batted In: Adam Ballish, 18
Stolen Bases: Adam Ballish, 8

Earned Run Average: Brandon Blair, 0.61 (23.0 IP)
Wins: Grey DeCiancio, 5-0
Strikeouts: Nick Fuchs, 49
Saves: Adam Ballish, 2

Key Losses: Nick Fuchs has since graduated after a strong senior campaign which #4 accumulate a 2.87 ERA in 46 and a third innings of work. Fuchs also finished with a 4-4 mark on the hill which included 2 complete games. Nick also closed out the year with a .318 average (21-66) with 9 RBIs. Jacob Leipheimer gave coach Foust and the team 22 1/3 innings on the mound as he closed out the season with a 2.19 ERA. Teams were only able to hit .216 off of him as he surrendered just 7 earned runs.

Key Returnees:The combination of Adam Ballish and Jacob Reimold return for their respective senior campaigns. Eleven of Ballish’s 20 hits went for extra bases. Adam closed out 2015 with a .339 average and an on-base percentage of .494. Reimold hit a team-leading .474 with 6 doubles, 12 RBIs and an on-base percentage of .620. Brandon Blair is also back for his senior year. Blair compiled a 0.61 ERA in 23 innings. Opponents were able to hit just a .202 average against his pitching. Grey DeCiancio had a stellar sophomore year by going 5-0 on the hill with a 1.75 ERA. DeCiancio, now a junior, hit .295 in 44 at bats.

Outlook: The loss of Fuchs hurts but the Raiders return a ton of talented bats and pitchers to give the folks at Reynolds High something to get excited about.

Schedule
Mar. 28 – at Franklin, 3:30
Apr. 1 – Greenville, 4:15
Apr. 4 – at Lakeview, 4:15
Apr. 6 – Hickory, 4:15
Apr. 11 – Sharon, 4:15
Apr. 12 – Rocky Grove, 4:15
Apr. 13 – at Grove City, 4:15
Apr. 18 – Wilmington, 4:15
Apr. 20 – at Sharpsville, 4:15
Apr. 22 – Saegertown, 4:15
Apr. 25 – at Greenville, 4:15
Apr. 27 – Lakeview, 4:15
Apr. 29 – Kennedy Catholic, 4:15
May 2 – at Hickory, 4:15
May 4 – at Sharon, 2:30
May 6 – Conneaut, 4:15
May 11 – at Wilmington, 4:15
May 12 – Fort LeBoeuf, 4:15
May 14 – at Mercyhurst Prep, 2
May 16 – Sharpsville, 4:15

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