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Jeffersonville High School – Pat Hennegan, Sports Information Director

Jeffersonville Baseball previews for the week of April 12-18 are below. 

RAIN….great for the lawns, flowers, budding trees, etc.  Not so great for spring baseball.  The Red Devils went 10 days without playing a game and will be ready to go this week.  Not too many ‘off days’ the rest of the season.  Three old rivals dot the schedule this week.  Monday will be a visit to Clarksville and the Providence Pioneers.  Thursday the Seymour Owls will drop by the friendly confines of Poole Field for the first home game in over two weeks and Friday the Devils head up Highway 62 to Charlestown to face the #11 ranked Pirates.  When you see C’Town A.D. Chad Gilbert make sure and wish him a “Happy Birthday”!

Hopefully, the weather will cooperate and we’ll have a string of sunny, 70 degree days.  Monday night’s game vs. Providence is scheduled for WXVW radio.  See you all at the ballpark!

Versus: Providence
Location: Clarksville
Date: Monday, April 13 (7:00)
Series: JEFF leads 77-32.
Last Met: JEFF won 10-0 last April @ Poole Field.
Notes: The series dates to a 13-3 Red Devil win in
the last game of the 1953 season (Bob Akers era).
JEFF’s win over the Pioneers last season was high-
lighted by senior Josh Burke’s no-hitter.  JEFF lost
their last visit to Providence in 2013 (5-4) despite two
home runs from Drew Ellis.
Versus: Seymour
Location: Don Poole Field
Date: Thursday, April 16 (6:00)
Series: JEFF leads 68-32.
Last Met: JEFF won 8-3 last April in Seymour.
Notes: The series can be traced to a 1934 contest
during ‘Cotton’ Wood’s last year as coach.  The Devils
have won 9 straight in the series.  The last Seymour
win was 10-2 in 2009.
Versus: Charlestown
Location: Charlestown
Date: Friday, April 17 (7:00)
Series: JEFF leads 49-11.
Last Met: JEFF won 11-0 last April @ Poole Field.
Notes: The series dates to a 20-1 Red Devil victory
in 1956 during Bob Aker’s 9-7 campaign that season.
The Devils have won 4 straight in the series, the last
Pirate win was 7-6 in 1997.  The schools have met
only three times since the 1997 Sectional.


21 Ed Tatlock* 1965 Louisville Manual
19 John Ziegler 1980 Jasper
18 Larry Owens 1986 Charlestown
18 Ray Neumeister 1970 Floyd Central
17 Tim Watson 1989 Clarksville
17 Tim Watson 1989 Louisville Ballard
17 Jeff Cash 1980 Charlestown
17 Jerry Smith 1968 Floyd Central
16 Trent Astle 2011 Jasper
16 Michael Treat 1999 Seymour
16 Michael Treat 1998 Seymour
16 Rod Daily 1982 Corydon
16 Keith Emly 1979 Seymour
16 John Ziegler 1979 Benton Central
16 Rich Davis 1972 New Washington