Big Walnut Eagles


Dylan Hefflinger
PBR Ohio Editor in Chief

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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: Big Walnut Eagles

Team Name: Big Walnut Eagles
Head Coach: Jack Schone
Division: I
2017 Record: 23-6
Conference Record: OCC Capital, 12-4, 3rd
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 6/5

Team Strengths:

  • Leadership
  • Pitching
  • Defense

Coach Outlook: "We will be very competitive and push for the OCC title. Multiple returning starters along with role players. 12 seniors.”

PBR Outlook: With many returning starters, 12 seniors and arguably the best player in the state in Austin Becker, the Eagles and head coach Jack Schone are hoping for great things in 2018. When Becker is on the mound, the Eagles can beat any team in the state.

Top Returning Players:

  • 2018 Austin Becker (RHP/SS) – Vanderbilt Commit - Video Below
  • 2018 Colton Lee (RHP/LF) – Ohio Christian Commit
  • 2018 Connor Gerren (RHP/CF) – Findley Commit
  • 2018 Jake Foster (3B/1B) – Uncommitted
  • 2018 Noah Sprowls - Uncommitted

Top Underclassmen:

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.