Bexley Lions


Dylan Hefflinger
PBR Ohio Editor In Chief/Scout

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With the 2018 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 mid-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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2018 Spring Team Preview: Bexley Lions

Team Name: Bexley Lions
Head Coach: Andrew Orlins
Division: II
2017 Record: 20-5
Conference Record: 11-1, 1st
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 3/0

Team Strengths: 

  • Defense up the middle
  • Speed
  • Hitting

Coach Outlook: “Highlighted by a strong junior class, a young group of hungry lions will have a lot to prove after graduating 11 seniors last year.”

PBR Outlook: Bexley and head coach Andrew Orlins looking to reload with young group of Lions.

Top Returning Players: 

  • 2019 Ryan Callahan (OF) – Wright State Commit - Video Below
  • 2019 Matthew Shapiro (C) – Uncommitted
  • 2019 Anthony Welsh (SS/RHP) – Uncommitted
  • 2018 Wally Jacobs (OF/RHP) – Uncommitted
  • 2018 Michael Johnson (P/DH) - Uncommitted

Top Underclassmen:

  • 2019 Ryan Callahan (OF) – Wright State Commit
  • 2019 Matthew Shapiro (C) – Uncommitted
  • 2019 Anthony Welsh (SS/RHP) – Uncommitted
  • 2021 Timmy Old (RHP/C) – Uncommitted
  • 2021 Tommy Bloebaum (INF) – Uncommitted
  • 2021 Cade Phillips (RHP) – Uncommitted

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.

A Look Back At 2016 Preseason Articles:

To view the 2016 Team Previews, click here.
To view the 2016 Preseason All-State Teams, click below.

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.