Recruiting Insider: Baseball


Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Osbourn Park outlasts Chantilly, 1-0, in 17-inning thriller

The Yellow Jackets score the game’s lone run in the 17th inning to defeat Chantilly, 1-0.

By Tariq Lee  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Battlefield, Chantilly, Osbourn Park

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Tuscarora’s Cole Gabriele captures program’s first no-hitter

Tuscarora sophomore southpaw Cole Gabrielle throws the program’s first no-hitter in his first career start.

By Tariq Lee  |  02:40 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Tuscarora (Va.)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Tuscarora’s Cole Gabriele captures program’s first no-hitter

Tuscarora sophomore southpaw Cole Gabriele throws the program’s first no-hitter in his first career start.

By Tariq Lee  |  02:40 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Tuscarora (Va.)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Area seniors selected to Perfect Game preseason Atlantic Region baseball team

BASEBALL | Stone Bridge’s JB Bukauskas, Flint Hill’s Tommy Doyle selected to Perfect Game’s preseason Atlantic Region team.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atholton, Baseball, Battlefield, DeMatha, Flint Hill, Letters of Interest, Poolesville, Riverdale Baptist, St. John's, Stone Bridge

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 12/30/2013

AllMetSports 2013 year in review

It was another tremendous year for high school sports in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Here’s a look at some of our most memorable stories from the past year.

By Matt Brooks  |  05:10 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track & Field

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/03/2013

Local baseball players safe at home in new Marymount program

Many local players are getting on the ground floor of the Division III baseball program that Marymount University in Arlington is starting next spring.

By Preston Williams  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Marymount

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 06/13/2013

T.C. Williams pitcher Alec Grosser plans to sign with Atlanta Braves

T.C. Williams pitcher Alec Grosser plans to sign with the Atlanta Braves on Saturday after his high school graduation ceremony.

By Preston Williams  |  11:50 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, T.C. Williams

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Huntingtown's Zach Piazza overcomes injury to become an All-Met

After missing all of his junior season with a thumb injury, Huntingtown IF/P Zach Piazza returned to top form to lead the Hurricanes this spring.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:31 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Huntingtown

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 06/12/2013

Herndon center fielder Ky Parrott weighs his options

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Herndon center fielder Ky Parrott must decide between playing at James Madison University and signing professionally with the Milwaukee Brewers.

By Preston Williams  |  08:57 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Herndon

Posted at 09:17 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Diamondbacks take All-Met Matthew McPhearson in fourth round

The Arizona Diamondbacks drafted Riverdale Baptist All-Met center fielder Matthew McPhearson in the fourth round Friday. Other locals also went in the top 10 rounds.

By Preston Williams  |  09:17 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona Diamondbacks, Baseball, Baseball draft, Matt McPhearson, Matthew McPhearson

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Resilient Angel Ceron-Garcia leads Tuscarora back to Radford

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After missing his team’s first loss of the season with a suspension, Tuscarora's Angel Ceron-Garcia rebounds to lift the Huskies back to the state semifinals.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:40 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Tuscarora (Va.)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 06/05/2013

West Springfield grad Bobby Wahl tops local draft class

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Ole Miss SP Bobby Wahl leads the local contingent of players likely to be selected in the MLB first-year player draft.

By Preston Williams  |  09:01 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Second-year Patriot reaches state baseball tournament

LETTERS OF INTEREST | The Patriot baseball team has reached the Virginia AAA state tournament in just its second season.

By Preston Williams  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Patriot

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 05/30/2013

How BBCOR bats changed baseball in Northern Virginia

BASEBALL | New regulations caused the number of home runs to plummet, raising the question of whether high school baseball is better or worse off.

By Jimmy Linza  |  12:58 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Madison baseball looks back on what might have been

Madison players reflect on a 22-game winning streak but second-round exit from the Virginia AAA Northern Region tournament.

By Preston Williams  |  08:35 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Letters of Interest, Madison

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 05/27/2013

Kevin Durant stops by DeMatha to play pick-up basketball

NBA All-Star and Montrose Christian alum joins what's become a typical occurrence of workout sessions among local basketball products.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:14 AM ET, 05/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atholton, Baseball, Bowie, Boys' Basketball, Chantilly, DeMatha, La Plata, Lacrosse, Lake Braddock, Langley, Letters of Interest, Madison, Northern, Northwest, Reservoir, Rowing, Sherwood, Softball, South County, South River, Tennis, Track and Field

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Former St. John's player in Oklahoma for tornado, aftermath

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Former St. John's baseball player Bobby Boyd, the center fielder at West Virginia, recounts being in Oklahoma this week when the tornado touched down not far from the team's hotel.

By Preston Williams  |  08:50 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, St. John's

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Oklahoma tornado: West Virginia baseball team narrowly avoid tornado

St. John's graduate Bobby Boyd and his West Virginia University baseball teammates were less than 10 miles from the Oklahoma tornadoes.

By Preston Williams  |  03:12 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, St. John's

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Broad Run alum Holly King among six local products on Washington Spirit

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Holly King, a standout soccer player at Broad Run and the University of Florida, is one of six locals playing for the National Women's Soccer League's Washington Spirit.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:23 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Broad Run, Broadneck, Catonsville, Churchill, DeMatha, Elizabeth Seton, Episcopal, Forest Park, Georgetown Prep, Girls Soccer, Gonzaga, Howard, Lacrosse, Landon, Madison, Maret, McNamara, Mount Hebron, National Cathedral, River Hill, Rowing, Sherwood, Soccer, Softball, South River, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Track and Field, Westminster

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Local players give thumbs up to Jackie Robinson movie

Local players and coaches have found inspiration in the Jackie Robinson movie.

By Preston Williams  |  01:45 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Jackie Robinson

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Loudoun Valley's Josh Grimard signs to play Division II basketball

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Loudoun Valley senior combo forward Josh Grimard will take his basketball talents to the West Virginia D-II school next season.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Boys Lacrosse, Boys' Basketball, Briar Woods, Bullis, Chantilly, Football, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Soccer, Loudoun Valley, Madison, Maret, Stone Bridge, W.T. Woodson, westfield

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Marshall bounces back from 0-7 start to reach Northern Region baseball tournament

Key defensive changes and the return of senior pitcher Mike Evans, a James Madison University signee, has lifted Marshall into the Northern Region tournament after an 0-7 start.

By Preston Williams  |  03:19 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Marshall

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Whirlwind month ends with Paul VI's Jamall Robinson heading to Hofstra

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Paul VI’s Jamall Robinson, right, sheds light on his decision to ask for a release from his letter of intent with Niagara.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Boys' Basketball, Calverton, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Lacrosse, Langley, Madison, McNamara, North Point, O'Connell, Oakland Mills, Paul VI, Rowing, Softball, st. albans, St. Mary's Ryken, The Heights, Whitman

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 05/11/2013

Photo recap: T.C. Williams earns 8-7 win over Lee

PHOTO RECAP | The Titans come away with an 8-7 victory over Lee.

By Kevin Cruz  |  12:54 PM ET, 05/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Lee, T.C. Williams

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 05/09/2013

McNamara baseball, Tayler Stiles again defy their tournament seed

BASEBALL | For the second consecutive season, the McNamara baseball team has beaten two higher-seeded teams to reach the WCAC championship.

By Preston Williams  |  02:14 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, McNamara

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Stone Bridge's JB Bukauskas as dominant as ever

Stone Bridge sophomore JB Bukauskas has fashioned a 0.31 ERA this season and is working toward possibly graduating after his junior year.

By Preston Williams  |  04:18 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Stone Bridge

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 05/06/2013

O'Connell's Melo Trimble, Potomac's Dion Wiley lead class of 2014 basketball prospects

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With the AAU circuit underway and college coaches on the recruiting trail, see which local boys’ basketball players are primed for a big summer.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:55 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Montrose Christian, O'Connell, Paul VI, Potomac (Md.), Rowing, st. albans, St. John's, Theodore Roosevelt, Track & Field, westfield

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Washington-area hitters make mark nationally at Concord

BASEBALL | Division II Concord leads the nation in batting, thanks to several Washington area players.

By Preston Williams  |  02:46 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Concord

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Paul VI’s Braedon Lawson one out shy of consecutive no-hitters

Paul VI pitcher Braedon Lawson came within one out of throwing consecutive no-hitters.

By Preston Williams  |  05:00 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Braedon Lawson, Paul VI

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 04/26/2013

St. John's grad Hugh Adams climbs Sun Belt saves list

St. John's graduate Hugh Adams is three saves shy of tying the Sun Belt Conference career record.

By Preston Williams  |  05:22 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, St. John's

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 04/24/2013

Future, sun bright for Matthew McPhearson of Riverdale Baptist

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Riverdale Baptist center fielder Matthew McPhearson, a Miami recruit, might be chosen in the major league draft.

By Preston Williams  |  08:58 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Drew Bonner Night: Fairfax baseball manager's at-bat leaves everyone smiling

Fairfax team manager Drew Bonner, who hasn't played baseball since he was 11 due to muscular dystrophy, took an at-bat vs. Madison as his classmates cheered him on.

By Preston Williams  |  03:59 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Fairfax, Madison

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Sophomore Cody Morris matures on the mound for Reservoir

Two-year varsity starter Cody Morris is expanding a pitching arsenal that already includes a strong fastball.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:28 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Glenelg, Reservoir

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Chantilly's Laila Gray brings creative touch to soccer field

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Using a wide array of flashy moves, Virginia Tech recruit Laila Gray has eight goals and eight assists for Chargers.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Battlefield, Bishop Ireton, Boys' Basketball, Chantilly, DeMatha, Flint Hill, Freedom-South Riding, Lacrosse, Soccer

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Walter Johnson pitcher Gus Gill throws no-hitter, sets strikeout mark

Senior right-hander Gus Gill records his first no-hitter and fans a school-record 13 batters.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:47 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Walter Johnson

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 04/17/2013

Patriot outfielder Josh Morrison learns from mistake

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Patriot outfielder Josh Morrison, who had committed to Pitt, is again shopping for a school.

By Preston Williams  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Patriot

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 04/16/2013

William & Mary baseball continues to collect Northern Virginia talent

Robinson pitcher Chase Bailey is one of several Northern Virginia baseball players who have committed to William & Mary.

By Preston Williams  |  10:25 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, William & Mary, Yorktown

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Eight Maret seniors set to play baseball in college

The Maret baseball team has 12 seniors, eight of whom have committed to play in college.

By Preston Williams  |  02:42 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  maret baseball

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 04/10/2013

South River pitcher Scott Mitchell overcomes heart issue to earn spot at Radford

After a heart blockage briefly put Scott Mitchell's career in jeopardy, the South River pitcher has emerged as one of the area's top recruits

By Brandon Parker  |  10:16 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Broadneck, South River

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 04/01/2013

DeMatha's Bradley Keith, Justin Morris make baseball future brighter for Terps

BASEBALL | The duo make DeMatha a threat this spring and will take their talents to Maryland next season.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:51 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Crew, DeMatha, Lacrosse, Landon, Madison, Paul VI

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Texas signee Andy McGuire enjoying improved health

Madison shortstop Andy McGuire, who projects as a high draft pick, is working his way back from a frustrating hip injury.

By Preston Williams  |  01:17 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 baseball draft, Andy McGuire, Baseball, Madison, Madison baseball, University of Texas baseball