Piketon Redstreaks


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: Piketon Redstreaks

Team Name: Piketon Redstreaks
Head Coach: Gene Bumgardner
Division: III
2017 Record: 13-15
Conference Record: Scioto Valley Conference, 7th
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 9/6

Team Strengths:

  • Leadership
  • Pitching

Coach Outlook: “We have been playing a lot of young kids. Losing only one player last year to graduation we feel this year we can finally get the program back to where we can be competitive each night.”

PBR Outlook: Look out for the Redstreaks and coach Gene Bumgardner in 2018 as Piketon returns all but one player from a year ago. With solid leadership and pitching, the Redstreaks look for a successful 2018.

Top Returning Players:

  • 2018 Zane Barker (OF) – Uncommitted
  • 2018 Colton Blakeman (INF/RHP) – Uncommitted
  • 2018 Tyler Brown (1B) – Uncommitted
  • 2019 Kannon Pack (INF/RHP) – Uncommitted
  • 2019 Shane Vulgamore (DH/C) – Uncommitted
  • 2020 Connor Galloway (Util/RHP) – Uncommitted - Video Below
  • 2020 Josh Newkirk (RHP) - 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.