Arkansas High School Preseason Outlook: Russellville Cyclones



The Arkansas high school season is coming in February, and we're here to cover it. Over the next several weeks, leading up to opening day February 28th, we’ll be putting out our team previews ahead of the 2022 spring season, spotlighting on programs spanning across the different state classifications, leading into a countdown through the official PBR Arkansas Preseason Power 25 Rankings.

We’ve submitted a Preseason Questionnaire to high school head coaches across the entire state. As their responses keep coming in and we’re using the detailed insight they’ve provided in our team-by-team preseason analysis.

Our 2022 preseason coverage continues today. 

Team: Russellville Cyclones
2021 Record: 19-10
Classification: 5A West
Head Coach: Will McCrotty

OUTLOOK

As they enter the 2022 season the Cyclones have a deep and veteran team with plenty of pitching barring staying healthy. Cyclones look to compete for a conference title Strong infield play with athleticism, the Cyclones look to be a team to beat in the 5A.  

IMPACT PLAYERS

COLTON SIMSSS / RHP / RUSSELLVILLE, AR / 2022

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RYAN ROLLANSRHP / 3B / RUSSELLVILLE, AR / 2022

 

 

TYLER HIPPSRHP / SS / RUSSELLVILLE, AR / 2022

 

 

SHANE BUCHEROF / 2B / RUSSELLVILE, AR / 2022

 

 

NEW IMPACT PLAYERS

Gavin Graham C / SS / Russellville, AR / 2022

 

 

Cade Palmer C / Russellvile , AR / 2025

 

 

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