2014 Team Preview: No. 13 Zionsville High School

By Phil Wade

Director, PBR Indiana

As we prepare for our 2014 high school preseason coverage, we are going to take a quick glance at teams from across the state.

Team: Zionsville
League: Hoosier Crossroads

Head Coach: Jered Moore
2013 Overall Record: 15-11
2013 Conference Record: 10-8
Returning Starters:
Returning Pitchers: 6


Ben Kocher, SS/RHP, 2014
Grant Sloan, RHP/1B, 2015
Travis Tokarek, C, 2014
Drew Bertram, INF, 2016
Glen Collier, INF, 2014
Evan Miiller, OF, 2014


Jered Moore enters his first season as Head Coach of the Zionsville Eagles after spending three seasons as the head assistant. The Eagles return a talented group this spring led by Bellmont commit Ben Kocher. The No. 12 ranked prospect in Indiana's class of 2014 rankings and 2nd Team Preseason All-State selection, Kocher is an impact player in the field, at the plate and on the mound.  Last spring he batted .354 with 4 2B, 2 HR and 16 RBI.  On the mound the RHP went 3-3 with 31 K's in 33 IP.  The ace of the Eagle's pitching staff is Virginia commit Grant Sloan, the No. 9 ranked prospect in Indiana's class of 2015 rankings. As a sophomore Sloan was 4-2 with a 1.54 ERA and compiled 30 K's in 41 IP. Fulfilling the catching duties is senior Travis Tokarek, a University of Evansville commit and the No. 55 ranked player in the 2014 class. In 2013 Tokarek hit .309 with 8 2B and 14 RBI.  Other key players returning for Zionsville this spring include; Junior LHP Kellan Elsbury, sophomore INF Drew Bertram and seniors Glen Collier and Evan Miiller.     

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