2023 SEASON SNAPSHOT: Monroe Hornets Baseball

2023 Monroe Hornets Baseball Snapshot

Coaches — Ed Beck, 4th Season; Assistants Gary Davis, Mark Osterman, Kevin Kepner and Josh Beason.

2022 Record — 11-16 overall, 5-8 Southwestern Buckeye League East.

2022 Postseason — Lost at Indian Hill, 2-1.

Tentative Lineup — Joe Tarin, CF; Alex Bemis, SS; Aiden Sargent, 3B; Griffin Ballard, LF; Evan Braun, C; Brady Heagen, 1B; Tyler Gannon, DH; AJ Beason, 2B; Trey Lambert, RF.

Starting Pitchers — Alex Bemis (4-2, 40 SO), Brady Heagen (2-1, 14 SO), Trey Lambert, Aiden Sargent (2-1, 17 SO), Dylan Snyder, Landen Wynn (21 SO).

Closing Pitchers — Alex Bemis (2 saves), Trey Lambert, Landen Wynn.

Notable Statistics — Sargent (25 hits, 13 runs, .357), Bemis (22 hits, 19 runs, 1 HR, .297) and Brady Heagen (18 hits, 14 runs, .295) had stellar performances on the offensive side of things last year.

Coach’s Comments — “We expect to compete every pitch, win our battles and be successful. Our starting pitching will be good. We are trying to sure up our defensive positions but will be good defensively. We have some pop in the lineup, but will need to move runners any way we can. … We have a great group of seniors that will lead us on and off the field. We have a very tight-knit group. … Team-guy philosophy, guys owning their roles, supporting each other, energy and effort all the time and winning their individual battles.”

2023 Monroe Hornets Roster

Number, Player, Class, Position

2 Alex Bemis, Senior, SS

3 Trey Lambert, Junior, OF, 1B

4 Aiden Sargent, Senior, 3B

5 Landen Wynn, Junior, OF

6 Griffin Ballard, Junior, OF, SS

7 Evan Braun, Junior, C, 2B

8 Tyler Gannon, Junior, OF

9 RJ Schwab, Sophomore, 3B, 1B

10 Dylan Snyder, Junior, 3B

11 AJ Beason, Junior, 2B, OF

12 Drew Heagen, Sophomore, 2B, OF

13 Carson Ballard, Sophomore, 1B, OF

14 Brady Heagen, Senior, 1B, OF

15 Joe Tarin, Freshman, OF

16 Morgan Brown, Junior, C, 3B

18 Nolan Craig, Sophomore, C, 3B

19 Cole Gilbert, Junior, 3B, OF

2023 Monroe Hornets Schedule

Saturday, March 25, at Roger Bacon, 2 p.m. 

Tuesday, March 28, at Cin. Trailblazers, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, March 29, Talawanda, 5 p.m.

Thursday, March 30, Walnut Hills, 5 p.m.

Monday, April 3, at Pelion HS (SC), 6:15 p.m., ESPN WWOS             

Tuesday, April 4 at Cherry Hill East HS (NJ), 10:25 a.m., ESPN WWOS      

Thursday, April 6, at Cherry Hill East HS (NJ), 10:30 a.m., ESPN WWOS  

Friday, April 7, at Schalmont HS (NY), 10:30 a.m., ESPN WWOS    

Monday, April 10, Madison, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, April 12, Bellbrook, 5 p.m.

Friday, April 14, at Bellbrook, 5 p.m.

Saturday, April 15, at Goshen, noon

Monday, April 17, at Valley View, 5 p.m.

Tuesday, April 18, Oakwood, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, April 19, at Waynesville, 5 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, Waynesville, 5 p.m.

Monday, April 24, Brookville, 5 p.m.

Tuesday, April 25, Franklin, 5 p.m.

Thursday, April 27, at Oakwood, 5 p.m.

Friday, April 28, at Franklin, 5 p.m.

Saturday, April 29, LaSalle, 5 p.m.

Monday, May 1, at Carlisle, 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 2, Sycamore, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 3, at Eaton, 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 9, Fenwick, 5 p.m.        

Friday, May 12, Washington CH, 5:30 p.m.

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