Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


February 1, 2013

Navarro baseball: On paper, Bulldogs have the personnel to win region

Navarro opens season Friday at Alvin


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Navarro Baseball

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2012 Record: 38-21

Preseason Ranking: No. 16 in NJCAA Poll

Returning Players: OF Kaleb Goodell, OF Kevin Meredith, 3B Tyler Wilson, 2B Mason Salazar, 1B Campbell Cooper, C Colton Besett, RHP Gage Curry, RHP Lukas Schiraldi, LHP Chad Young, LHP Zach Hobbs, RHP Clint Wilson, RHP Blake Griffin.

Key Newcomers: OF Byron Reichstein (transfer, Texarkana College); John Clay Reeves (transfer, Arkansas); SS Drake Roberts (Oklahoma), P Jack Moffit (Flower Mound H.S).

Notable: Navarro has 10 college signees: Curry (Texas-A&M-Corpus Christi), Reeves (Rice), Wilson (Tulane), Schiraldi (Texas); Hobbs (UT-Arlington), Goodell (Texas A&M), Young (Texas State), Reichstein (West Virginia), Roberts (Sam Houston State) and Griffin (Tarleton State) ... Corsicana’s Curry had a banner freshman year, putting together a 10-1 record with a 2.37 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 62 1/3 innings ... Young had a school-record 101 strikeouts.

Bulldogs Schedule

Date        Opponent                Time

Feb. 1    at Alvin            Noon (DH)

Feb. 2    at Galveston        Noon (DH)

Feb. 7    at San Jacinto        TBA

Feb. 7    Grayson (in Houston)    TBA

Feb. 8    Howard (in Houston)    TBA

Feb. 9    Howard (in Houston)    TBA

Feb. 16    at Grayson        TBA

Feb. 16    E. Okla. (in Sherman)    TBA

Feb. 20    Bossier Parish*        Noon (DH)

Feb. 22    at McLennan        1 p.m.

Feb. 23    McLennan        Noon (DH)

Feb. 27    at Angelina*        Noon (DH)

Mar. 2    Panola*            Noon (DH)

Mar. 6    Northeast*        Noon (DH)

Mar. 9    at Paris*            Noon (DH)

Mar. 16    at Bossier Parish*    1 p.m. (DH)

Mar 19    at San Jacinto        2 p.m. (DH)

Mar. 23    Angelina*        1 p.m. (DH)

Mar. 27    at Panola*        1 p.m. (DH)

Mar. 29    at Northeast*        1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 1    Alvin            1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 3    Paris*            1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 8    at Concordia        2 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 10    Bossier Parish*        1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 13    at North Central        1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 15    at Weatherford        3 p.m.

Apr. 17    at Angelina*        1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 20    Panola*            1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 24    Northeast*        1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 27    at Paris*            1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 29    San Jacinto        1 p.m. (DH)    

May 11    Region XIV Tournament#    TBA

May 25-June 1    JUCO World Series    TBA

*Denotes conference game

#Region XIV Tournament site TBA

%NJCAA National Tournament will be played in Grand Junction, Colo.

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