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News and Notes From Around the Country


Phil Kerber
Assoc. Scout/JUCO Wire Editor

The JUCO Wire is a new weekly feature that will continue to build on the Prep Baseball Report’s unparalleled coverage of amateur baseball across the country. The JUCO Wire will provide updated information on junior college transfers, players moving on, who’s hot, and any other relevant news from around the country. 

The JUCO Wire is a compilation of boots-on-the-ground scouting, information collected from our state-specific scouting staff, outside submissions, and any other news and nuggets gleaned throughout the year.

Previously, News and Notes From Around the Country had included an Uncommitted Spotlight section, highlighting uncommitted prospects from Junior Colleges around the country. The Uncommitted Spotlight is now published as a separate, standalone piece.

College of Southern Nevada - Uncommitted Spotlight
Howard JC: Position Players - Uncommitted Spotlight
Howard JC: Pitchers - Uncommitted Spotlight
Prospects Around the Country - Uncommitted Spotlight

If you are a current Junior College Coach and would like to see your players in the Uncommitted Spotlight, email [email protected] with all relevant information/video.

Commits

  • Howard JC (TX) 3B/1B Alex Ronnebaum (Blue Valley West HS, KS, 2016) has committed to Kent State. The left-handed hitting corner infielder was ranked No. 16 in PBR Kansas’ Class of 2016 and No. 351 Overall.

  • Howard JC (TX) C/OF/1B Tristan Peterson (Canyon del Oro HS, AZ, 2016) has committed to New Mexico State.

  • Odessa JC (TX) and Australian National Team member, C Mitch Holding (Salesian HS, CA, 2016) has committed to Cincinnati.

  • Iowa Lakes CC LHP Zach Meyer (Millard North HS, NE, 2015) has committed to Missouri Western State.

  • Hesston College 1B/OF Joel Ogletree (Norwood HS, MO, 2016) has committed to the College of the Ozarks.

  • Alvin CC UT/RHP Tyler Hix (Oak Ridge HS, TX, 2017) has committed to George Washington.

  • Kirkwood CC RHP Peyton Long (WDM Valley HS, UA, 2016) has committed to Central Methodist. In 11 starts last season, Long compiled a 7-2 record with a 3.14 record, and 71 Ks over 57.1 innings. Ranked No. 19 in PBR Iowa’s Class of 2016.

  • Lake Land College RHP Brady Cappe (Assumption HS, Ontario, 2016) has committed to University of Pikeville.

  • Southeastern Illinois JC LHP Calvin Peacock (Limestone HS, IL, 2016) has committed to Chicago State.

  • Santa Ana CC 1B Austin Pritchard (J.W. North HS, CA, 2015) has committed to Huntington.

  • Coffeyville CC RHP David Lucero (Seaman HS, KS, 2016) has committed to Newman University.

  • Rend Lake JC OF/RHP Brady Austin (Massac County, IL, 2016) has committed to Kentucky Wesleyan.

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