2015 Team Preview: Madison Comprehensive

By Dylan Hefflinger and PBR Staff
Ohio Editor in Chief/NW Scout

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2015 Team Preview: Madison Comprehensive

School Name: Madison Comprehensive
Coaches Name/Record: Doug Rickert, 313-178
2014 Record: 20-9
Conference: Ohio Cardinal Conference
Conference Record/Finish: 12-1, 1st
Division Level: I

Postseason Accomplishments:

  • 2001 State Poll champs
  • Regional Finalist 3 years
  • 14 Sectional Championships in 16 years
  • 8 Conference Championships
  • Sent 36 kids to play college ball

Key Players Lost From 2014:

  • Blake Lampert, LHP Sinclair
  • Bo Curvin, RHP
  • Kyle Blust, first base

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers: 7/3
Strengths of Team:

  • Offense
  • Pitcher of the year in the league is back
  • Solid defensively

Weaknesses of Team:

  • Pitching depth with tough schedule

Top Prospects in Class of 2015:

  • Hunter Ackerman, Grace college. Ranked 191st in 2015 class.
  • Alec Keen, 5"11 throws 80 across the bump. Great defensively, and a much stronger kid this year
  • Kyle Galco, catcher 5"11. Good kid good bat nice arm. Looking at Heidleburg
  • Josh Smith, 6"3 LHP good stick hit .390 last year, looking at Ashland

Top Prospects in Class of 2016:

  • Zane Harris, 6'4 first baseman verbally committed to Wright State. Ranked 22nd in 2016 class.

Top Prospects in Class of 2018: 

  • Cal Rickert, 5-9 middle infielder. Great bat speed with power good defensive second baseman. Strong for his age. 4 pt. student.

Notable College/MLB Alumni:

  • Ricky Marshall
  • Rory Meister
  • Cory Rupert
  • Daniel Lunsford
  • Jimmy Williams
  • Greg Mckenzie
  • Kyle Sprague

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