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WSN baseball ready for new season

Corey Williams | The Brewton Standard Above left, PJ Lovelace takes some cuts during batting practice. Above right, Matt Hutchins fields a ground ball in the infield.

Corey Williams | The Brewton Standard
Above left, PJ Lovelace takes some cuts during batting practice. Above right, Matt Hutchins fields a ground ball in the infield.

The W.S. Neal Eagles are entering its 2017 season led by head coach Coy Campbell. The team lost a number of players in key positions from a year ago.

On the team is senior, Marcus Simmons; seven juniors, Aaron Bosarge, Hunter Revel, Jacobey Hawthorne, Kristian Taylor, Matt Hutchins, PJ Lovelace, Weston Riddle; sophomore, Matthew Thomas; and freshmen, Jacob Bondurant, Jennings Hobbs, Sawyer Lewis, Paxton Scurlock

The varsity will play 25 games this season, which include three double headers and tournament games. The junior varsity will play in 11 games this season, which include four double headers. Competing in area play will be Monroe County and Escambia County High School.

On the WSN schedule are:

• Feb. 21-24, Escambia County Tournament in Flomaton

• Mon., Feb. 27, versus Satsuma, JV/varsity, 4 p.m.

• Tues., Feb. 28, at T.R. Miller, JV (DH), 4 p.m.

• Thurs., March 2, at Ariton, varsity, 4 p.m.

• Fri., March 3, at Flomaton, varsity, 5 p.m.

• Mon., March 6, at Northview, JV/varsity, at 4 p.m.

• Tues., March 7, versus Opp, JV (DH), 4:30 p.m.

Thurs., March 9, versus Monroe County, varsity, 4 p.m. **

Fri., March 10, at Monroe County, varsity (DH), 4 p.m. **

Mon., March 13, versus Northview, JV/varsity, 4 p.m.

• Tues., March 14, versus Excel, JV (DH), 4 p.m.

Thurs., March 16, at Escambia County, varsity, 4 p.m. **

Fri., March 17, versus Escambia County, varsity (DH), 4 p.m.

• Mon., March 20, versus TRM, JV (DH), 4 p.m.

• Tues., March 21, versus TRM, varsity, 5 p.m.

Thurs., March 23, versus Pensacola Christian, varsity, 4 p.m.

• Mon., March 27, versus Straughn in Opp, varsity, 9 a.m.

• Tues., March 28, versus Andalusia in Opp, varsity, 9 a.m.; versus Geneva in Opp, varsity, 11:30 a.m.

• Mon., April 3, at Excel, JV/varsity, 4 p.m.

• Tues., April 4, at TRM, varsity, 5 p.m.

• Thurs., April 6, at Satsuma, varsity, 5 p.m.

• Mon., April 10, versus Excel, varsity (DH), 4 p.m.

• Tues., April 11, versus Flomaton, varsity, 6 p.m.

• Fri., April 21, first round of playoffs