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Jeffersonville High School – Pat Hennegan, Sports Information Director

Red Devil Baseball previews for the week of May 17-23 are below.

The Red Devils head into the final week of the regular season with another busy week on tap!  Madison, the #3 ranked Silver Creek Dragons and Columbus East venture into the friendly confines of Poole Field.  Next Saturday JEFF heads north for the annual doubleheader with the Bloomington schools.

Friday night’s (6:00) contest with Columbus East is “Senior Night” for five graduating players and their families.  Jared Burke, Nolan Fertig, Casey Gibson, Trenton Norris and Nick Peffley will be honored.  Since they joined the program…..

  • The Red Devils have won 76 games and lost 27.
  • JEFF has gone 38-7 vs. Hoosier Hills Conference foes.
  • They have won a Regional and advanced to the Final Four.
  • They have 3 Sectional Championships.
  • And…they have won 2 Hoosier Hills Conference Titles.

Tuesday of this week (May 19th) is the IHSAA Baseball Tournament Drawing.  8:00am!  We’ll learn what the Seymour Sectional has in store for us!

WEEK OF: May 17-23.
Versus: Madison
Location: Don Poole Field
Date: Tuesday, May 19 (6:00).
Series: JEFF leads 54-24.
Last Met: JEFF won 10-3 last May in Madison.
Notes: The series dates to a 9-5 Cub win in 1962
during Doc Bolton’s first season as Head Coach.  The
Red Devils have won 13 straight in the series.  The
last Madison victory was 5-1 in 2006.
Versus: Silver Creek
Location: Don Poole Field
Date: Wednesday, May 20 (6:00).
Series: JEFF leads 65-7.
Last Met: JEFF won 10-4 last May in Sellersburg.
Notes: The series dates to a 21-0 Red Devil rout
in 1952 during the Bob Akers era.  JEFF has won 24
of the last 26 in the series.  The last Dragon win was
3-2 at Poole Field in 2013.
Versus: Columbus East
Location: Don Poole Field
Date: Friday, May 22 (6:00).
Series: JEFF leads 17-14.
Last Met: East won 2-1 last Wednesday @ JEFF.
Notes: The series dates to a 4-3 Olympian win in
1980 in the Hoosier Hills Conference Tourney.  JEFF
has won 6 of the last 8 in the series.  Both East wins
have come in HHC Tourney play.
Versus: Bloomington South
Location: Bloomington
Date: Saturday, May 23 (11:00).
Series: JEFF leads 22-11.
Last Met: JEFF won 3-1 last May at Poole Field.
Notes: The series dates to a 5-3 Panther win in
the 1969 South Central Conference Tourney (Doc
Bolton’s last season).  The Red Devils have won 4
straight, the last South win was 7-5 in 2010.
Versus: Bloomington North
Location: Bloomington
Date: Saturday, May 23 (2:00).
Series: North leads 6-5.
Last Met: North won 7-4 last May at Poole Field.
Notes: The series dates to a 3-2 Red Devil win in
1982 as North was getting ready to leave the Hoosier
Hills Conference.  This was Ward Weber’s only season
as Head Coach.  North has won the last three regular
season games, but JEFF got revenge by winning two
Regional contests in Evansville.

 

Most Wins/Season
WINS/PLAYER SEASON
14 Derek Ellis 1984
12 Jacky Snelling 1990
12 Steve Lentz 1973
11 Rod Daily 1982
11 Jeff Cash 1980
10 Tim Watson 1989
10 Larry Owens 1986
10 Victor Singer 1979
10 Joe Greg Wright 1977
10 Joe Greg Wright 1976
10 Bill Dempsey 1969
9 Michael Treat 1998
9 Adam Treat 1997
9 Joe Natterman 1995
9 three others tied

 

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