Amherst Steele Comets


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With the 2019 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 in January, 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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2019 Spring Team Preview: Amherst Steele Comets

Team Name: Amherst Steele Comets
Head Coach: Matt Rositano
Division: I
2018 Record: 25-5
Conference Record: Southwestern Conference, 16-2 (1st)
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 5/3

2019 Team Strengths:

  • Winning Tradition
  • Tournament Experience
  • Solid Line-Up
  • Pitching
  • Speed

Coach Outlook: "I believe we have the right combination of guys that will have us in contention for a third straight SWC Championship, and a second straight District Championship."

PBR Outlook: Coach Matt Rositano and the Comets have had a good amount of success over the last few seasons and they look to continue that in 2019 with a talented roster.

Top Returning Players:

  • Jacob Lezon, SR 1B, .356, 37 H, 27 R, 6 2B, 1 3B, 4 HR, 26 RBI, 2nd Team All-Ohio, 1st Team All NEO-District, 1st Team All-SWC, 1st Team All-Lorain County
  • Kyle Dalzell, SR OF/P, .241, 14 H, 12 R, 3 2B, 16 RBI. 1.68 ERA, 10 K, 1 Save
  • Dylan Eaton, SR P, 2-0, 1.54 ERA, 29 K, 2 Saves
  • Justin Hritsko, JR P, 1-2, 2.86 ERA, 16 K, 2 Saves
  • TJ Staton, SR OF, .282, 11 H, 15 R, 3 2B, 8 RBI, 10 SB
  • Eric Ritter, JR C, .244, 11 H, 10 R, 2 2B, 16 RBI
  • Connor Emch, SR DH, .344, 11 H, 6 R, 4 2B, 1 3B, 10 RBI
  • Jake Hart, SR 2B, .214, 12 H, 18 R, 4 2B, 10 RBI

Top Newcomers:

A Look Back At The 2018 Season:

To view the 2018 Team Previews, click here.

To view the OHSAA Baseball Tournament Roundup, click below.

To view the 2018 All-State Teams, click below.

To view the 2018 Preseason All-State Teams, click below.

A Look Back At The 2017 Season:

To view the 2017 Team Previews, click here.

To view the OHSAA Baseball Tournament Roundup, click below.

To view the 2017 All-State Teams, click below.

To view the 2017 Preseason All-State Teams, click below.