Olentangy Orange Pioneers


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: Olentangy Orange Pioneers

Team Name: Olentangy Orange Pioneers
Head Coach: Phil Callaghan
Division: I
2017 Record: 21-9
Conference Record: OCC, 2nd
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 7/6

Team Strengths:

  • Work Ethic
  • Dedication

Coach Outlook: “Graduation leaves this time with little experience but very dedicated group of athletes.”

PBR Outlook: A year after making it to the state Final Four, coach Callaghan and the Pioneers will return a good amount of starters, but will need to replace some key players including Tyler Brown.

Top Returning Players:

  • 2018 Cole Callaghan (2B/RF) – Uncommitted 
  • 2018 Ben Miller (OF) – Uncommitted
  • 2019 Robbie Dayhuff (OF) – Uncommitted
  • 2018 Zach Beatty (P/DH) - Uncommitted

Top Underclassmen:

  • 2019 Robbie Dayhuff (OF) – Uncommitted
  • Jackson Tyler – Uncommitted
  • Jack Betz – Uncommitted
  • 2020 Zane Lattig (RHP/SS) – Uncommitted - Video Below
  • 2020 Braden Riley (3B) – Uncommitted
  • 2019 Sam Till (C/3B) – 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.