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 Lakota East Baseball

Ray Hamilton   Head Coach
John Mason   Varsity Assistant Coach
Tyler Young   Varsity Assistant Coach
Scott Mental   JV Coach
Julian Deese   JV Assistant Coach
Doc Wieland   Freshmen Coach
Sam Sprockett   Freshmen Assistant Coach

2021-22 Season Outlook 

The Baseball staff is very excited about the 2022 season. This year’s team has 4 returning position player starters from the 2021 which finished tied for 4th place in the GMC. We have good balance between returning starters and talented newcomers, which gives us a good deal of confidence as we begin the 2022 season.

Pitching is always the key to the success of any season and we have a great deal of talent at that position. The Thunderhawks have a very talented Pitching staff. This group includes: Returning Pitchers Evan Whiteaker (Indiana Commit), Jack Villarreal, Connor Frank, Carson French(UC Commit) and Cody Watkins(Thomas More Commit). The newcomers bring a wealth of talent and depth. They are Ethan Gagliardo, Wyatt Kleinmann, Connor Munro, Danny Sergent and Drew Tower are all capable and battling for innings. This Pitching depth and talent could make the Thunderhawks serious contenders in the Greater Miami Conference.

The offensive and defensive projection is very encouraging with the returning infield starters Nick Rabin, Sam Pennix,and returners Max Vincent, Riley Duperier.along with talented newcomers Braeden Fry, Liam Bonfield, Max Hartmann and Drew Tower. In the Outfield we have two returning starters in Collin Sweeney(Lincoln Trail Commit), Jacob Finley and newcomers Alec Collins, Tanner Pencek, Wyatt Kleinmann, Trent Dilley, Ethan Gagliardo. The Thunderhawks added Ryder Parsell and Dylan Rieck to give depth and talent at the Catching position

Every season and team is different and we are very excited about the talent and depth on this team. They are a very close group and have very good leadership. We are looking forward to all the challenges that the GMC provides and playing some great baseball this spring.   


East Side Pride

GMC Champions   2005 (co-champs), 2010, 2011
Sectional Champions   2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
District Runner-Up   2014
District Champions   2008, 2011, 2013
Regional Runner-Up   2008
Regional Champions   2011
State Champions   2011
     
**Winning Record for 11 straight seasons (2010-2021)
   
#theEastway

News & Announcements

Booster Bash

Posted on: September 23, 2022

The BOOSTER BASH is back and will now be a FALL event! Come join the fun! November 5th 7-11pm @ Grainworks Brewing Company Click here to purchase your

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Spring Sports Awards Ceremony

Posted on: May 13, 2022

Tuesday, 5/17/22@6:30 pmLakota East High School Spring athletes and families… Please join us for our Spring Sports Awards Ceremony.   We will meet as a large group in the gymnasium at 6:30pm where we will recap all of our Spring Sports,

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BASEBALL  DEFEATS LAKOTA WEST!

Posted on: May 12, 2022

HAWKS SWEEP THE FIREBIRDS On Monday, Lakota East defeated Lakota West 6-5 on senior night, moving East’s record to 14-7 (11-5 GMC). The game against the rivals was anything but typical, with East squandering a lead late in the game and then coming back

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Putter's Lakota East Athletes of the Week for 5/5/22

Posted on: May 5, 2022

Putter's Lakota East Athletes of the Week for 5/5/22

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