Paulding Panthers


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: Paulding Panthers

Team Name: Paulding Panthers
Head Coach: Travis McGarvey
Division: III
2017 Record: 10-9
Conference Record: Northwest Conference, 5-3, 3rd Place
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 4/2

2018 Team Strengths:

  • Defense

Coach Outlook: This team has a lot of players with limited varsity experience that are going to put into major roles. At least early in the season we will rely on our defense to keep us in games. Reliable pitching and offensive production are concerns at this time.

PBR Outlook: The Panthers and head coach Travis McGarvey have four starters returning with hopes of improving on 10-win 2017 campaign.

Top Returning Players:

  • Cade McGarvey: 3B, 2018, 5'9"/150, R/R.
  • Jaret Miller: SS, 2019, 6'0"/145, R/R
  • Jordan McGough: LHP, 2019, 6'0"/150, L/L
  • Westen Phlipot: LHP, 2019, 5'10"/155, L/L 

Top Underclassmen:

  • Hunter Kauser: C, 2021, 5'9"/140, R/R - Video Below
  • Blake McGarvey: SS, 2021

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.