2016 Spring Team Preview: Vicksburg Bulldogs

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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.

If you are a coach and haven't filled out your 2016 Team Preview, click here.

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2016 Spring Team Preview: Vicksburg Bulldogs

Team Name: Vicksburg Bulldogs
Head Coach: Brian Deal, 27-7
Division: II
Conference Record: Wolverine East
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 2/3

2016 Team Strengths:

  • Leadership
  • Defense

2016 Team Weaknesses:

  • Pitching Experience
  • Untested Varsity Players

Coach Outlook: "We graduated seven senior starters from last years state semi-final team. We have some good young talent coming through."

Brenden LovellTop Returning Players:

  • Brenden Lovell (pictured right), P, Jr, 6'3" 190 R/R, 3 year starter .411, 12 2B, 1 HR, 27 RBIs, 8-1, 55 K, 18 BB. WMU verbal commit
  • Trace Slancik, C, Sr, 5'11" 190 R/S, 4-year starter 4 2B, 9 RBIs, (injured to start the season). Earlham College Commit
  • Michael Scoffin, Sr
  • Matt Holman, Jr
  • Drew Hamilton, Jr

Garrett KetelaarTop Underclassmen:

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.