2016 Spring Team Preview: Walled Lake Western Warriors



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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: Walled Lake Western Warriors

Team Name: Walled Lake Western Warriors
Head Coach: Mike Larges 76-76
Division: I
2015 Record: 18-12
Conference Record: KLAA North 6-4
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 7/5

2016 Team Strengths:

  • Leadership
  • Starting Pitching
  • Hitting

2016 Team Weaknesses:

  • MIF defense
  • 3B Defense

Coach Outlook:

"Returning top 5 pitchers, and not needing to replace a lot of position."

Nick CarreathersTop Returning Players:

  • Nick Carreathers (pictured right), 2016, 175, R/R, batted .382, 19 2B, 3 3B, 33 runs, 32 SB. Played out of position last season playing outfield, moves back into MIF, Team Captain.
  • Chase Williamson, 2016, 175, R/R, 10 2B. 2 3B, 20 SB, 22 Runs, 11 outfield Putouts. Speedy outfield with a cannon of an arm.
  • Connor Kin, 2017, 6'6" 210, L/R .312, 3 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 29 RBI, 4-1, 3.84 ERA. Team Captain.
  • Cody White, 2017, 6'3" 205, R/R .334, 8 2B, 2 3B, 1 HR, 20 SB 30 Runs, 2-1, 4.32 ERA. Team Captain. 3 sport athlete. Ranked 16th best Wide receiver in Michigan has 9 division 1 football scholarship offers.
  • Bryce Stuart, 2017, 6'4" 205, R/R, 4-3, 3.99 ERA, 38 K, 20 BB.

Top Underclassmen:

  • Joey George, 2018, 5'9" 215, R/R Catcher. Good arm, Great power at bat, Squated 455 as a freshman last year.


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.