Whiteoak Wildcats


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: Whiteoak Wildcats

Team Name: Whiteoak Wildcats
Head Coach: Chris Veidt, 345-295
Division: IV
2017 Record: 14-14
Conference Record: SHAC (Southern Hills Athletic Conference)
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 8/8

2018 Team Strengths:

  • Experience
  • Pitching Depth

Coach Outlook: "With eight returning starters and a deep pitching staff, we should contend for conference and district titles. 20 wins is very reachable"

PBR Outlook: An experienced group and deep pitching staff have the Whiteoak Wildcats and head coach Chris Veidt excited for the prospects of the 2018 season. Look for the Wildcats to content in Division IV this season.

Top Returning Players:

  • 2019 Traeten Hamilton (INF), 5-11/160, .412 AVG, .538 OBP, 27 SB, 34 R - Video Below
  • 2018 Trever Yeager (Utility), 6-0/185, .317 AVG, 11 2B, 19 RBIs
  • 2019 Evan Brill (RHP), ace since freshman year. 1.54 career ERA, 8-4 career record
  • 2019 Chase Butler (RHP), 4-2, 1.98 ERA
  • 2018 Caleb West (Utility), .523 AVG

Top Underclassmen:

  • 2019 Traeten Hamilton (INF), 5-11/160, .412 AVG, .538 OBP, 27 SB, 34 R - Video Below
  • 2019 Evan Brill (RHP), ace since freshman year. 1.54 career ERA, 8-4 career record
  • 2019 Chase Butler (RHP), 4-2, 1.98 ERA

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.