2016 Spring Team Preview: Hilliard Darby Panthers

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

With the 2016 spring season right around the corner, PBR Ohio is eagerly anticipating bringing the Buckeye state 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: Hilliard Darby Panthers

Team Name: Hilliard Darby Panthers
Head Coach: Chris Fugitt, 280-220
Division: I
2015 Record: 23-7
Conference Record: Ohio Capital Conference, 12-2
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 6/5

2016 Team Strengths:

  • Defense

2016 Team Weaknesses:

  • Pitching Depth

Coach Outlook: "We have a great group of core players back from a conference championship team. We will have to continue to gel, develop our pitching depth and play as hard as we can to compete."

PBR Outlook: "The Panthers and coach Chris Fugitt had an outstanding 2015 campaign, with a 23-7 record. Darby looks to reload in 2016 with six starters returning. Luke Miller will look to anchor the staff and the offense.

Greg BrownTop Returning Players:

Top Players – Class of 2017:


A Look Back At 2015 Preseason Articles:

To view the 2015 Team Previews, click here.
To view the 2015 Preseason All-State Teams, click below.

To view the 2015 Preseason State Rankings, click below.

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