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Bat Cards experiencing a very successful season

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Baseball Team

Bats Cards in the midst of their winning season

   The 2022 Wayne County Baseball team looks to defend their seventh District Tournament Championship in school history.  After ending the 2021 season as one of the best in program history with their fourth 20 win season, the Bat Cards return all but 3 players.  Coach Josh Bartley feels that his team has a chance to duplicate their success in 2022. So far they are experiencing a winning season with a record of 12-6.

   “This team has a lot of potential.  Our guys got to experience some success last season and have really put the work in this offseason to build on it. We have a lot of returners who gained valuable experience last season after losing the 2020 season due to Covid.”

    Some key returners are seniors Jayden Keith and Renan Dobbs who were selected to the 12th Region’s All-State Watchlist, along with Senior Andrew Brammer, Trevet Smith, Juniors Malachi Brown, Kason Pitman, and Kamryn Hancock.  Sophomore Dylan Tucker also returns after starting several games as a freshman. 

    The Bat Cards are coached by Josh Bartley, it’s 10th season with the baseball team (4 seasons as an assistant coach, entering 6th season as head coach, 2020 season lost due to Covid). His head coaching record is entering the 2022 season 70 wins / 59 losses, 2021 District Champions.

Bat Cards defeat Southwestern at Home on April 19th

Third base runner

Third base runner Kason Pitman

Number 13 at bat

Sophomore Dylan Tucker at bat

 Number 12 pitching

 Senior Renan Dobbs pitching

On the mound

Renan Dobbs on the mound

Fielding

Junior Malachi Brown ready to field the ball

Catcher at work

Cardinal Catcher at work

Dugout

Cardinal Dug Out

Huddle in between innings

Huddle in between innings

Coach Josh Bartley

Coach Josh Bartley speaking to Kyle Troxell at the Bat Cards home field 

Scorekeepers

Jason Smith and Kyle Troxell keeping Stats at a recent home ballgame

Checking out the next play

Baseball players watching from the dugout with Kyle Troxell and Asst. Coach Malcomb Gehring

Guffey and baby at the game

Wayne County Schools Speech Therapist Monica Guffey and her baby daughter Sayla having fun at the game

Roster for 2022

Schedule

Tournaments at the end of the season-
May 13-14 Capps Tournament Cumberland Co. TBA V
May 17-18 48th District Tournament Wayne Co. TBA
May 23-26 12th Region Tournament 47th District Winner TBA

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