Class of 2014 standout Trees names his school

By Sean Duncan

Another top-level Class of 2014 prospect is off the board after Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin catcher Mitch Trees verbally committed to the University of Louisville. The athletic 6-foot-2, 190-pound Trees is currently ranked No. 5 in Illinois’ Class of 2014 and ranked No. 13 overall.

Trees was a standout performer at the Prep Baseball Report Midwest Future Games in August, where he showed consistent 1.88-1.95 pop times. Trees has tremendously athletic feet and arm strength behind the plate.

Trees marks the ninth Class of 2014 commitment in Illinois. To view the Illinois Class of 2014 rankings and their respective commitments, Click Here.

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