Texas JUCO Week 2 Preview


Noah Sharp
PBR Texas JUCO Insider

Key Series of the Week-


#6 Tyler vs #20 Frank Phillips

For Frank, this is a great way to start off the season and to test the core that they have returning. They will likely throw SO Brian Marrero (Bethune Cookman Commit), SO (Uncommitted), and SO Spencer Johnston (East Central Commit) out to start their games. For the Apaches look for them to continue where they left off last weekend. Look for them to use FR Cooper Rawls (Uncommitted), SO Christian Grigsby (Uncommitted) with SO Michael Spinozzi (Miami OH Commit) and SO Peyton Miller (A&M Corpus Commit) coming out of the bullpen.



#11 Panola vs Eastern Oklahoma State

Panola will host Eastern Oklahoma this weekend in a two-game series. Look for Panola to use SO Jarret Whorff (LA Tech Commit), FR Chad Dallas (Uncommitted), and SO Tyler Davis (Sam Houston Commit) on the mound. The will face a very talented EOSC team that have the likes of SO 1B Cody Muncy (Uncommitted) and  SO OF Chris Herb (Uncommitted). EOSC will throw SO Jacob Womack (Southern Arkansas Commit) and FR Christian McGowan (Uncommitted)



#17 Paris vs LSU-Eunice

Paris travels out to Eunice, Louisana this weekend to take on the defending National Champs LSU-Eunice. Look for them to use SO Jack Englemann (UTSA Commit) out of the bullpen. At the Plate look for C/DH SO Nick DeNicola (Oklahoma State Commit) to continue to swing a hot bat after hitting .666 with 2 homers and 7 RBI last weekend. Starting the games for the dragons they will use FR Zach Norris (Uncommitted) game one, FR Daxton Tinker (Uncommitted) in game two, and SO John Altman (Uncommitted) in game three.


#18 Galveston vs Seward (KS)

The Whitecaps look to take on Seward County this weekend a school from Kansas who always is a force to reckon with. On the mound for the Whitecaps this weekend they will have SO Jacob Jimenez (UTSA Commit) go game one, Lamar Transfer RS FR Charles Peacock (Uncommitted) go game two, and SO Jacob Potter (Southeastern Oklahoma State Commit) go game three. As for Seward look for them to throw SO Tanner King (Uncommitted) on Friday. At the plate for the Saints look out for SO 1B Cayde Ward (New Mexico Commit), SO INF Braxton Allen (Uncommitted), and SO 1B/3B Benny Ayala (Uncommitted) to lead the way for them both at the plate and in the field.



Top 10 Matchup


#3 Howard vs #10 Odessa

In this one game series, both these teams are looking to see how their staffs are going to look. Odessa is going to have SO Noah Bartlett (Uncommitted), SO Marc Luna (Uncommitted), and RS SO John Bridgeman (Uncommitted) throw along with a few others. For Howard look for many of their bullpen guys to get some innings, FR Ricky Apodaca (Uncommitted), SO Jeremiah Maxfield (Southeastern Commit), and SO David Bates (Tulane Commit) just to name a few.


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