2016 Spring Team Preview: Gull Lake

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By Dylan Hefflinger, Aaron Wilson and PBR Staff
Editor in Chief/Scout / Assistant Director of Scouting

With the 2016 spring season right around the corner, PBR Michigan is eagerly anticipating bringing the great state of Michigan the best high school coverage throughout the entire state.

Starting February 1st, we began releasing team previews for teams across the state, leading into the Preseason All-State Teams as well as the Preseason State Rankings.

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2016 Spring Team Preview: Gull Lake Blue Devils

Team Name: Gull Lake Blue Devils
Head Coach: Bill Blakely
Division: 1
2015 Record: 25-12
Conference Record: 7-1
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 3/1

Historical Accomplishments:

  • SMAC East Champions 2015
  • Semi-Finalist 2014

2016 Team Strengths:

  • Strength at catcher and starting pitcher
  • Depth at pitching staff

2016 Team Weaknesses:

  • Lack of experience, especially offensively

Coach Outlook: Head coach Bill Blakely "Our team is extremely inexperienced with only three returning starters. Our lack of offensive punch should be overshadowed by our defense. There are a lot of unknowns with our team for the first time in recent memory.​"

Drew BlakelyTop Returning Players:

Top Underclassmen:

  • Nate Wargolet

A Look Back At 2015 Preseason Articles:

To view the 2015 Team Previews, click here.
To view the 2015 Preseason All-State Teams, click here.
To view the 2015 Preseason State Rankings, click below.