Prep Baseball Report

Week 4 Class AA Power 5

Dan Williams
Western PA Director of Scouting

Throughout the West Virginia high school baseball regular season we will be posting a Power 5 in each classification. Updates will be made for Class AAA on Mondays, AA on Tuesdays and A on Wednesdays. Check back frequently at PBR West Virginia to follow team and individual results from the previous week. Today we take a a look at our Week Three AA top 5.



1. Bridgeport 

2. Winfield

3. Wayne

4. Petersburg

5. Frankfort




PBR Ranked Players:

1. Brayden Lesher, RHP/OF, #20 PBR West Virginia Class of 2018 Rankings

2. Timothy Via, 1B/RHP, #24 PBR West Virginia Class of 2019 Rankings

3. Ben Mossburg, C/2B, #18 West Virginia Class of 2020 Rankings 


As the weather provided a temporary reprieve, the Indians were busy moving their record to 8-1. The lone loss came to Erie McDowell a Class 6A team from Pennsylvania. Individual stats were not available. 


PBR Ranked Players:

1. Brett Morris, SS/RHP, #14 PBR West Virginia Class of 2018 Rankings, Seton Hilll Commit 

2. Aaron Blackwell, C/OF, #54 PBR West Virginia Class of 2018 Rankings


The Generals move up one spot in this week's top five by going undefeated and moving their overall record to 13-2. The week included a 7-0 win over previous number two Chapmanville. Impressive individual performances were recorded by Brett Morris (7-for-8, 5 R, 8 RBI), Aaron Blackwell (6-for-11, 4 R, 5 RBI) and Nick Edwards (6-for-9, 5 R, 4 RBI). Hunter Morris also put together a perfect 4-for-4 day, driving in four, in a win over Buffalo. Edwards picked up the win on the hill over Chapmanville by twirling a complete game shutout.


PBR Ranked Players:

1. Cayden Ross, SS/RHP, #26 PBR West Virginia Class of 2018 Rankings

2. Jeremiah Milum, 3B/RHP, #32 PBR West Virginia Class of 2018 Rankings


What a difference a week makes. After a 2-2 week last week the Pioneers flexed their muscles in going undefeated, and not being challenged, against somewhat lesser competition. Standouts were Cayden Ross (9-for-11, 7 R, 6 RBI), Jeremiah Milum (9-for13, 4 R, 7 RBI), and Zach Perry (9-18, 9 R, 7 RBI, HR).


PBR Ranked Players:

1. None


Petersburg moves into the top five at number four by extending their season record to 9-2. The Vikings recorded an impressive 10-4 win over Frankfort in a game in which the Falcons used two of their better arms. Individual statistics were not available. 


PBR Ranked Players:

1. Blake Wasson, RH/OF, #2 PBR West Virginia Class of 2018 Rankings, Kent State Commit

2 .Zack Whitacre, SS/RHP, #11 PBR West Virginia Class of 2019 Rankings 


Frankfort stays in the top five by the slimmest of margins after a 2-2 week. The Falcons were beaten by new number four Petersburg as well as Jefferson. They bounced back to beat Jefferson in dramatic fashion on a walk off single by Caleb Hare. Top weekly performers were Hare (8-for-11, 7 R, 5 RBI), and Zack Whitacre (7-for-15, 7 R, 4 RBI). Brady Whitacre also had a solid individual game in the clutch win over Jefferson going 2-for-3 and driving in three.

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