The area’s top senior high school baseball players will be featured in the 19th annual Bob Ross Classic on Thursday at Fifth Third Field, home of the Dayton Dragons.
The game traditionally serves as an exhibition for college recruiters and scouts by the area’s best returning senior players (Class of 2020).
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Coaches for the Red team are Jordan Kopp (Newton High School) and Bronson Marlett (Fairborn). The Black team coaches are Chris Stratton (Fenwick) and Matt Morrison (Middletown Madison).
Gates will open at 6 p.m. and the game will start at 7 p.m. There is no charge for admission. A percentage of concessions proceeds will benefit the Norma Ross Foundation.
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Red team coaches: Jordan Kopp (Newton) and Bronson Marlett (Fairborn).
Red team players: Brady Anderson, P, Graham; Drew Barhorst, 2B, Lehman Catholic; Luke Downing, 1B, Greenon; Ashton Focht, 1B, Valley View; Alex Gavern, SS, Edgewood; Kaleb Hall, P, Fairmont; Grant Harris, 3B, Miamisburg; Gabe Higgs, OF, Madison; Luke Hughes, 3B, Madison; Terrell Johnson, OF, Springfield;
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Kory Klingenbeck, C, Cin. Elder; Peyton Lane, SS, National Trail; Clay Lewis, C, Cin. Princeton; Joseph Lewis, OF, Xenia; Caleb Mervar, P, Wayne; Devon Perdue, OF, Ponitz; David Schuh, 2B, Fenwick; Ross Sherrock, OF, Springfield; Dylan Snyder, OF, Chaminade Julienne; Kaleb Stines, P, Wayne; Ben Wesney, P, Centerville.
Black team coaches: Chris Stratton (Fenwick) and Matt Morrison (Middletown Madison).
Black team players: Luke Arnold, SS, Lebanon; R.J. Bertini, C, Lehman Catholic; Cameron Caldwell, 3B, Newton; Donner Dye, OF, Miamisburg; Trevor Hall, OF, Dixie; Alex Hall, P, Tecumseh; Jacob Hobbs, OF, Fairborn; Ben Holt, 2B, Stebbins; Jeffrey Hoskins III, 2B, Ponitz; Lane Johnson, C, Waynesville; Max Kozarec, SS, Valley View;
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Mat McMahan, P, Carroll; Logan Mullins, P, West Carrollton; Ty Sears, 1B, Valley View; Tyler Shaneyfelt, OF, Fairmont; Tristan Sipple, P, Madison; Ryan Stockdale, P, Greenon; Shane Watts, P, Edgewood; Zach Weber, OF, Lebanon; Zack Williams, 1B, Cin. Elder; Jaden Youtsey, 3B, Lincolnview.
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