Category Archives: 2012 Season

Boys Varsity Baseball Works to Overcome Tough Schedule in 8A Division

Jessica Small, Sports Editor @ The Wave March 18, 2012 For the Boys Varsity Baseball team, competition is everything. “I’ve always looked forward to playing at the high school varsity level. It’s definitely the most competitive team I’ve ever played for and it’s taken the most seriously,” Mitchell Goldhaber, sophomore, said. Since the program began in 1998, it has gone through a lot of changes. The team dynamic seems to transform each year. “We lost a lot of senior talent, so this is a rebuilding year. Hopefully we can succeed,” Jacob Aqua, junior, said. “We are a good team that our record (5-7) doesn’t represent. We have one of the toughest schedules in the 8A division.” To overcome these challenges, the boys dedicate a lot of time to practicing, year round. “We have fall ball for a couple of months in the fall, but that is like a practice league for our spring season,” Aqua said....
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Palm Beach Post top 10 rankings for Monday, Feb. 27, 2012

by Matt Porter, Palm Beach Post GameTime
We’ve had two weeks of the baseball season to compile some real analysis of the area teams. Here’s who’s ranked, who’s on the bubble, and why … The Rankings 1. Park Vista (5-0) No missteps by Cobras to this point 2. Palm Beach Central (5-1) Shutout wins vs. Dwyer, Wellington 3. Dwyer (3-1) Blown out by Central, but ten-runned Jupiter 4. Jupiter (6-1) Must get back on track after tough week 5. Summit Christian (5-1) One of area’s power-packed offenses 6. American Heritage (3-2) Dylan Silva’s injury won’t hurt too bad 7.  Royal Palm Beach (6-0) First big test comes against American Heritage 8. Benjamin (4-0) Hanging with the big boys this season 9. Trinity Christian (3-2) Many tough games to come in next two weeks 10. Wellington (2-2) Slightly ahead of several other bubble teams Breakdown: Give Park Vista credit for its spotless record, but it hasn’t played its hardest games yet. The Cobras can...
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Early thoughts on the 2012 season

by Matt Porter, Palm Beach Post GameTime
The high school baseball season doesn’t officially start until February, but baseball never really stops around here. Fall ball is in full swing, and most of the country’s top high school players (and 50-75 of Palm Beach County’s best) are showing off at the WWBA World Championships this weekend at Roger Dean Stadium. That in mind, here are nine intriguing teams to watch this season, in no particular order: 1. Dwyer. Coach Frank Torre took over two years ago with a mission to bring the Panthers to prominence. It’s happening. The Panthers already have one of the nation’s best young arms in Ole Miss commit Cheyne Bickel, a junior. They got a huge boost with outfielder Jamal Martin, an FSU commit, transferring from Forest Hill in April. Add in talented seniors like Bradley Emery and Tim Lynch and there’s no reason the Panthers won’t take the...
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