LHS is fielding a young JV team

Lancaster High School junior varsity baseball team members from left are (front row) Braden George, Pierson Long, Cryshon Ross, Thomas Majors and Jayvien Monroe; (next row) coach Tom Kleinfelter, Detavin Francis, Josh Woolard, Brady Vanlandingham, Quinn Man, Tyler Rhodes and Ashby Russell. Taylor Davis, Trevor Pittman and Colby Crandall are also on the team. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster High School coach Tom Kleinfelter said he has “high expectations” for his young junior varsity baseball team.

He suits up two sophomores, seven ninth graders and five eighth graders. The team lost two games in last weekend’s Wells Fargo Advisors Invitational at Dream Fields, including a close, 3-1, contest to Rappahannock. King William beat the Red Devils, 15-6.

Back to add experience on the young squad are seven returners, including sophomores Pierson Long and Detavin Francis. Long is part of a pitching staff of five.

“We have two top notch pitchers….

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