2015 Team Preview: Celina

By Dylan Hefflinger 
Ohio Editor in Chief/NW Scout

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2015 Team Preview: Celina

School Name: Celina
Coaches Name/Record: Andy Mikesell
2014 Record: 13-15
Conference: Western Buckeye League
Conference Record/Finish: 3-6
Division Level: II

Key Players Lost From 2014:

  • Kaleb Kuhn, P, UNOH

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers: 4/1

Strengths of Team:

  • Pitching
  • Youth-Energy
  • Speed

Weaknesses of Team:

  • Youth-Inexperience
  • Depth-Varsity ready players

Top Prospects in Class of 2015:

  • Jimmy Luebke, C/P, 2015, 6' - 210, R-R

Top Prospects in Class of 2016:

  • Justin Keeling, IF/P, 2016, 6' - 190, R/R
  • Kevin Winters McGohan, IF/P, 2016, 6', 205, R/R. 82 exit velocity.

Top Prospects in Class of 2017:

  • Seth Lonsway, OF/P/1B, 2017, 6'1", 185, L-L. 83-85 lefty.
  • Tanner Freeman, IF/P, 2017, 6', 200, R/R. 83 exit velocity.
  • Jacob Smalley, OF/IF, 2017, 6'1", 190, R/R

Top Prospects in Class of 2018:

  • Kole Murlin, C/OF, 2018, 6", 190, R/R

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