2017 Team Preview: 4A Southport Cardinals

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Leading up to the season we will be releasing team previews for teams across the state, leading into our Preseason All-State Teams and Preseason Team Rankings.

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2017 TEAM PREVIEW: Southport cardinals

Head Coach: Scott Whitlock
Class: 4A
2016 Record: 3-19
Conference (2016 Record): 0-3
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 8/7

2017 Team Strengths:

  • Starting Pitching
  • Defense
  • Speed

Top Returning Players:

Outlook: Coach Whitlock's Cardinals were very young in 2016, and this spring are hoping to build off of those experiences.  Southport returns its top four arms and eight total starters. Avery Short, a sophomore Indiana commit and current No.1 left-handed pitcher in his class, will lead the young staff along with fellow sophomore right-hander Jack Vanover. Expect the Cardianls to compete at a higher level in 2017 with good pitching, defense, and speed.


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