April 4, 2024
North Union’s varsity baseball team is pictured from left, front row, Landon Converse, Caden Potts, Miles Marlette and Ashton Haubiel; second row, Max Ruhl, Braylen Riffle, Evan Beery, Tyler Krebehenne and Bodie Johnson; back row, head coach Nick Blakeley, Conner Lassiter, Mason Bright, Drew Schmidt and assistant coaches Brandon Lowe and Anthony Padovano. Not pictured, John Hughes. (Gazette photo by Bob Putman)

North Union baseball will lean on veteran experience during 2024 spring season


By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette

Finding the right combination to put on the field should be somewhat easier this year than last season for North Union Head Baseball Coach Nick Blakeley.

Losing just one player because of graduation, the Wildcats return 10 letterwinners, including six seniors, from last year’s squad that finished with an 9-19 record.

“We don’t have to spend time explaining why we are doing things because this group has been together,” Blakeley said. “It is definitely a plus when we do some drills and we don’t have to explain anything.”

Senior catcher Landon Converse returns for a fourth year as a starter while other senior returnees include pitche…

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