Tiffin Columbian Tornadoes


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: Tiffin Columbian Tornadoes

Team Name: Tiffin Columbian Tornadoes
Head Coach: Curt Mellott
Division: II
2017 Record: 6-17
Conference Record: Northern Ohio League, 4-10, 4th
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 5/3

Team Strengths: 

  • Experience

Coach Outlook: “We have grown as a team and a program the last year.”

PBR Outlook: Coach Curt Mellott is hoping his team continues to progress as a program. Look for the Tornadoes to show improvement in 2018.

Top Returning Players: 

  • 2018 Tony Szablewski (C/MIF) – Uncommitted
  • 2018 Matt Boes (1B/C) – Uncommitted - Video below from 2016
  • 2018 Donovan Magill (3B/RHP) – Uncommitted
  • 2018 Braden Brown (C/P) – Uncommitted
  • 2018 Riley Sendelbach (OF/P) – Uncommitted
  • 2020 Quinton Smith (SS/2B) - Uncommitted

Top Underclassmen:

  • 2020 Quinton Smith (SS/2B) – Uncommitted
  • 2021 Griffin Bunting – 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.