Jonesboro Golden Hurricane


Brian Walker
Arkansas State Director

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As we prepare for the upcoming 2019 high school season, we will be taking a look at High School  teams from around the Natural State. 

Classification:5A

Conference: 5A East

Head Coach: Mark Dobson

2018 Record: 22-9

Conference Finish: 2nd place

2018 Playoff run: Semi's

Returning Pitchers: 6

Returning Starters: 6

Returners:

+Zane Ryne Neves-P/OF Senior 5"11 195 R/L  3 year starter

Pitching stats Fastball High 80's Low 90's W/L 7-4 58 Innings pitched 93 K's 15 BB 2.17 ERA

Hitting  344 AVG, 15 SB, OBP% 538 Arkansas Commit

+Logan Orr P/1B Senior 6'2 225 R/R 3 year starter

Pitching Stats W/L 5-2, 50 Innings pitched, 60 K's 11 BB, 2.11 ERA

Hitting Stats- 384 AVG, 33 Hits, 25 RBI's, 2 HR, OBP% 477- Arkansas Football Commit

+Garrett Childers P/3B Senior 5'10 165 R/R  2 year starter

Pitching Stats- W/L 2-1 with 3 saves, 27 innings pitched, 30 K's 20BB, 2.95 ERA

Hitting Stats- 337 Avg, 23 RBI's, 15 Doubles, 2 HR, OBP% 438

+Jacob Weatherley- P/INF Junior 5'8 150 R/R 2 year starter

Pitching Stats- W/L 2-0, 24 Innings pitched, 31 K's 4 BB, 2.63 ERA

Hitting Stats- 280 AVG

+Cross Jumper- P/INF/OF Sophomore 6'2 190 R/R

Pitching Stats- W/L 2-1, 2.41 ERA

Hitting Stats- 412 AVG, OBP% 474- Tennessee Commit

2020 Class

+Beau Brown- P/1B 6'0 210  R/L Spot Starter Last year at 1B. Good Plate Discipline. Has good pop from left side of the plate.

+Dryden Bartels- P/INF 6'0 170  R/R

Hit  250 AVG. Good Glove   Cross Jumper- P/INF/OF Sophomore 6'2 190 R/R

Pitching Stats- W/L 2-1, 2.41 ERA. Fastball 87-89 mph

Hitting Stats- 412 AVG, OBP% 474

2021 Class

+Sawyer Bentley- P/OF 5'11 165 R/R

Good Defender, Runs well, Solid Hitter

Pitching 83-85 mph

+Drew Batson- P/OF/1B 5'9 165 L/L

Pitching Stats- 2-0, 15 innings pitched, 16 K's 2BB, 2.44 ERA

+Rhett Hosman- C 5'9 200 R/R

Spot Starter last year, Pop Time 2.0-2.1. Good bat

2022 Class

+Josh Hyneman- P/1B 6'3 250 R/R, Class of 2022

+Ty Rhoades- C 5'9 170 R/L, Class of 2022

+Zac Day- P/OF5'11 155 R/R, Class of 2022

+Ryker Acebo- P/INF 6'1 140 R/R, Class of 2022

Season Preview:

Jonesboro has many pieces coming back from a good run in the state tournament last season. With an allotment of pitching depth the offense will be the key for 2019. Add offense to the potent pitching depth, Jonesboro will be one to look out for chasing the 5A title.

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