The Warren Central baseball team will begin their season on April 2, with the first game of the double header against Pike High School. It will be the start of a season full of high hopes and expectations for the varsity program.
“Each year we’re looking to improve a little more and more,” head coach Emmitt Carney said.
Last season, the team finished 8-18, with strong wins over Lawrence North, Ben Davis, Carmel and Franklin Central. Although the boys did not finish with the record they hoped for, they accomplished many comeback victories and competed well with strong opponents.
In the 2018 season opener against Arsenal Technical High School, the team gained a strong win over the Titans with a score of 18-2. Despite the cold and snowy weather, the boys were able to keep the Titans scoreless until the 6th inning.
Throughout the season, Warren Central Baseball broke a lot of expectations and hope to repeat that same success here again in the 2019 season. With a heavy senior roster both last year and this year, the baseball team has a lot of upperclassmen leadership. Some of the prominent senior leaders for this season are Hunter Shanklin, Nick Santiago, Zac Cline and Jayden George.
“I’m really forward to this season,” Carney said. “We’ve got a lot of great players returning, and we’re all ready to see what happens.”