Cleveland Benedictine Bengals


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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.

To view the full list of 2019 Team Previews that we have already completed, please click here.

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2019 Spring Team Preview: Cleveland Benedictine Bengals

Team Name: Cleveland Benedictine Bengals
Head Coach: John Ellis
Division: II
2018 Record: 13-12
Conference Record: North Coast League, 3-5
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 8/5

2019 Team Strengths:

  • Offseason Training
  • Hitting
  • Returning Starters
  • Leadership

Coach Outlook: "Senior led team with most starters having 3 years of varsity experience. Tested and poised to deal with the up and downs of a season. Ready for a long tournament run."

PBR Outlook: Coach John Ellis and the Bengals are excited about their prospects in 2019 and should be, considering they have eight returning starters, most of which have had three years of varsity experience.

Top Returning Players:

  • Connor O'Donnell (Video)-OF/1B/P, 2019. 4 year starter, Toledo recruit
  • Maxwell Monachino-CF/P, 2019. 4 year starter, Wittenburg recruit
  • Daniel Keenan-OF/C/P, 2019. 3 year starter. Sinclair CC recruit
  • Billy Boehlke-P/INF/OF, 2019. 4 year starter. West Point recruit
  • Nick Demchuck-P/INF, 2019. 3 year starter. Akron recruit
  • John Bufford-INF/P, 2019. 2 year starter. Uncommitted
  • Josh Scalish-P, 2019. 2 year starter. Point Park recruit
  • Ron Shultz, P/INF, 2021. 2 year starter. 
  • Cory Misconish, OF/P, 2021. 2 year starter

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.