Buckeye Valley Barons


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: Buckeye Valley Barons

Team Name: Buckeye Valley Barons
Head Coach: Drew Kirby
Division: II
2017 Record: 4-18
Conference Record: MOAC, 3-8, 6th Place
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 5/1

2018 Team Strengths:

  • Leadership
  • Hitting
  • Defense 

Coach Outlook: We have a large group of individuals who have been working tirelessly since September, embracing change and striving to a create strong culture within the baseball program. While we have goals as a team and as a program, we are ultimately striving to build and become a state recognized baseball program.

PBR Outlook: Coach Drew Kirby looks for 2018 to be a new season after a down year in 2017. With five starters returning, look for the Barons to show improvement in 2018.

Top Returning Players:

  • Evan Ulrich: C/SS, 2020, 5’10/148, R/R - GW Commit - Video Below
  • Zach Schneider: C/SS, 2018, R/R
  • Landon Alexander: OF/2B, 2018, 5’10/165, R/R
  • Travis Pennington: 1B, 2018

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.