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Reply by Go44dad

After being a “stud” in little league, son went to “big time travel” team. He was worst hitter all season. Good strike thrower, but once...
Go44dad

Reply by JCG

I have a feel good story for you, though it may not be the one you want. I have photos of various teams my sons played on and/or that I...
JCG

Reply by TPM

I was waiting for someone else to post first, but....they didn't. This is the second topic regarding what you feel is your sons poor...
TPM

Reply by adbono

Right you are! If you want to get good those are the states to recruit in.

Reply by BaseballinCT

In my son's experience, the recruiters tell you the position they see for the player so don't foreclose any opportunities. For example,...
BaseballinCT

Reply by MidAtlanticDad

South #1 Randolph-Macon New England #2 Oswego New York #5 Swarthmore West #4 Texas Lutheran Midwest #1 Concordia-Chicago Mideast #1...
MidAtlanticDad

Reply by SchollySearchn

Room to grow. He’s still 15 still, while most 2020s are 16 or even turning 17. I have only recently heard of HF, and have just looked...

Reply by RJM

By the time I could grow a decent beard it was gray. At 63 it’s still my only gray hair. So I don’t have a beard. Maybe I still had...
RJM

Reply by TPM

Ryno, A lot has to do with maturity, you know hormones, physiology and stuff like that. Not until son had a full beard did he throw his...
TPM

Reply by Qhead

Ryno that is great to hear about your son's progress w/ velo. My LHP is a HS Junior and sits low 80's and hits mid. Working hard so I...

Reply by CatsPop

Wow, sounds like he's just getting better + better. And, that's what it's all about. Thanks ~
CatsPop

Reply by BishopLeftiesDad

JCG, you are spot on. Wooster moves on in the Mid East region. Looks like I did Jinx Wabash. Good Luck to Wooster.
BishopLeftiesDad

Reply by Nathan

Good point. There is a huge hole especially if a righty batter is up.

Reply by coach2709

You can play all kinds of what if you want but when I see a team holding a runner on first there's a good possibility I'm going to put...
coach2709

Reply by 3and2Fastball

Awesome season, congrats! I disagree that he needs to "walk more" if he's hitting over .500 with just 1 K. There's an old saying among...
3and2Fastball

Reply by Alaskan

End of season Stats update before regions: 2021- 28 for 52 .538 avg , .586 OBP , 1 K ( definitely needs to walk more) 15 rbi, 23 runs...

Reply by SchollySearchn

Thanks. What we have to go on right now that his HS coaches and his travel coaches have told us he’s 100% D1. What level D1? Not sure.

Reply by Midlo Dad

I don't know the boy personally, but to my understanding, he was an infielder until not too long ago. At this point, his throwing alone...
Midlo Dad

Reply by Nathan

He is not going anywhere but he could get a bigger lead and score easily on a double verse if held him. I wouldn't hold him but I have...

Reply by JCG

My 2017 was recruited by Swarthmore. Frankly, they dropped out when they got his grades, which were good enough to get him into similar...
JCG

Reply by Buckeye 2015

Son is a pitcher in college....but was an All State SS in HS. He pretty much covers any bunt he can get to. It's a much better option...
Buckeye 2015

Reply by BishopLeftiesDad

Swarthmore can be difficult to recruit to. Many D3 schools recruit students from all over the country. They are more National than a...
BishopLeftiesDad

Reply by sunwalkingvalley

The ride is over for the Willamette Bearcats. Started the season 9-11. Finished third in NWC conference but was hot at the end and won...
sunwalkingvalley

Reply by old_school

Funny thing is they beat us in walk off. Some of our parents were stunned, me being freshman parent who doesn't know a damn thing was...

Reply by BishopLeftiesDad

Oh, I am sure they are. As has been pointed out before. A team has to be good for a long time before getting the benefit of the doubt.
BishopLeftiesDad

Reply by 3and2Fastball

Concordia-Chicago beat UW-Oshkosh and now there are zero Wisconsin teams at the last D3 World Series in Wisconsin! That's too bad, but...
3and2Fastball

Reply by old_school

My son tells he felt that Swarthmore was the best team they faced this year, that includes 2 teams still fighting for WS berth today,...

Reply by MidAtlanticDad

"The region’s top three seeds have a combined 74 NCAA tournament appearances, 27 trips to the Division III World Series and three...
MidAtlanticDad

Reply by tequila

Thanks again to everyone for their responses and advice! We've got an MRI scheduled for this Wednesday but are having to reschedule due...
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