Article by Blake Franklin-
The Lexington High School Big Red Tiger Baseball team has been working hard in the offseason and polishing their talents for the upcoming season that looms ahead. Lexington will look to have success this year and want to make some noise in District 14 Class AA. The Tigers will have a host of upperclassmen to do just that and look to set their goals high as the season is about to get underway.
With the TSSAA not allowing any pre-season scrimmages or play days this year with the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been tough for teams to get to see opposing pitches and live action. The Tigers have had a couple of inter-squad scrimmages between themselves to help get some work in and ready for the upcoming season. Lexington is hard at it with practice and working hard on the mental aspect of the game as well. The boys have been giving their attention to the coaches and doing what has been asked of them to be prepared for when the season starts.
Lexington has a good presence of upperclassmen on this year’s team. The Tigers will be looking to rely on that in helping them get through the season and into postseason play. Lexington is led by the senior class that consists of 9 players on this year’s squad. Those are Allen Scott, Braden Myracle, Aaron McClure, and Drake Coleman. Shae Stanfill, Caleb Halters, Donte Bard, Jordan Smith, and J.T. Martindale round out the senior class. All 9 of these boys will help make an impact on this team and are being looked upon to mentor the underclassmen in helping get them ready to…
For complete coverage, see the March 10th edition of The Lexington Progress.