2015 Team Preview: Hilliard Darby

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By Dylan Hefflinger and JD Heilmann
Ohio Editor in Chief/NW Scout and Ohio Director of Scouting

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2015 Team Preview: hilliard darby

School Name: Hilliard Darby
Coaches Name/Record: Chris Fugitt, 258-213
2014 Record: 13-15
Conference: OCC
Conference Record/Finish: 9-5
Division Level: I

Postseason Accomplishments:

  • 2013 District Champs, Regional Finalist
  • 2008 OCC/District Champs
  • 2007 OCC/District Champs

Key Players Lost From 2014:

  • Nate Green, RHP/1B, Oakland University
  • Eric Norton, RHP/IF, Otterbein University

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers: 3/3

Strengths of Team: 

  • Depth
  • Speed

Top Prospects in Class of 2015:

Top Prospects in Class of 2016:

  • Luke Miller, RHP/IF, 6-foot, 215-pounds. Ranked 58th in 2016 class.
  • Greg Brown, RHP/OF, 6-foot-1, 175-pounds
  • Joe Estepp, C, 5-foot-10, 185-pounds

Top Prospects in Class of 2017:  

  • Cory Brooks, IF/RHP, 6-foot-1, 185-pounds
  • Luke Morris, IF/RHP, 5-foot-11, 170-pounds
  • Justin Fugitt, IF/C, 5-foot-9, 140-pounds

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