Telstar baseball 2017 preview


Coach: John Eliot (Fourth year)

Class: C; Conference: MVC

Last year’s record: 3-13

Returning athletes: Seniors — Tanner Wheeler (P/OF), Josh Eliot (P/1B), Kellen True (OF); Juniors — Boston Ludden (C/3B/P), Jarrett Bean (C/OF/1B), Bobby Sicote (P/3B), Zach Hill (P/SS).

Key losses: Hunter Williamson, Reggie Westleigh.

Promising newcomers: Sophomores — Tristen Lilly, Joe Dillion; Freshmen — Tyler Hill, Devin Mason.

Season outlook: The Rebels look to improve from last year and vault into playoff contention. They will be able to match most teams when Wheeler, an MVC all-star, is on the mound. Wheeler and Josh Eliot lead the offense.