The 2017 Spring season had a successful year. NOAH fielded 7 teams from 6U through High School Varsity with 84 players and 21 coaches.
High School Baseball
The High School Varsity team finished in 3rd place in the 2017 Division I Homeschool World Series National Championship in Auburndale, Florida during the first week of May. The varsity team finished with an overall record of 20-11 placing 1st in the Inola Classic and Runner-up finishes in the Victory Christian and Stilwell Tournaments. Nano Moss, Matt Merrill and Ben Replogle was named 2017 HWSA All Americans as well as Three Rivers Coaches All-Star Team. Senior Matt Merrill was selected in the 37th round (1111 pick) by the Houston Astros in the MLB draft in June. Matt signed with the Astros and was assigned to Rookie Ball in Florida.
Several team and individual records were set this season. -> 2017 Season Records 5.16.17
Varsity Team – Coaches Darron Replogle, Randy Jacoby, Lannie McDaniel and Andrew Moss
JV1 Team – Coaches Mike Lasater and Deric Brock
JV2 Team – Coaches Greg Lynn, Keith Penrod and Brad Stephens
Jr High Teams
The Jr High team season finished the regular season with a 14-9 record . JH A team is coached by Paul Kersh and Doug Barnett. The JH B is coached by Bryan Kelly and Jeff Crnich and finished the regular season with a 11-10 record.
There were three elementary teams this year. Teams played in the Broken Arrow Indian Springs Youth Baseball REC league.
12U Team (record 9-3) – Dustin Cupp, Tom Dillingham, Randy Jacoby and Daniel Schwartz
8U Team (record 0-12)– Kendall Jones and Sean Call
6U Team – (record 0-12) Chris Webster
A History of the NOAH baseball program: NOAHBaseballHistoryUpdated_2017
NOAH Baseball will hold tryouts for the Spring 2018 high school and junior high baseball teams. Players must be homeschool per the NOAH eligibility guidelines. For more information regarding eligibility, please click on handbook -> NOAH Handbook
Junior High Team will be for those players in the 6th-8th grade for school year 2017/2018.
High School Team will be for those players in the 9th-12th grade for school year 2017/2018.
The tryout will be based on pro-style format: timed 60 yd dash, position players will throw from IF and/or OF, pitchers and catchers will throw bullpen and finish up with batting practice. Players must wear baseball attire, provide their own baseball gear and bring a water bottle.
All returning players must participate in tryouts.
Location: Grace Church Baseball Field located at 96th & Garnett
Junior High Tryout Date: Monday July 10th @ 6:30 p.m.
High School Tryout Date: Tuesday July 11th @ 6:30 p.m.
Be at the field for registration and warm-ups at 6:00 p.m.
There will not be any make-up dates unless it’s postponed due to weather. Make every effort to attend the tryout.
Congratulations to Seniors Nano Moss, Ben Replogle and Matt Merrill on being selected by their teammates to the HWSA All American Team.
Also would like to congratulate all six seniors and coaches on having a successful year.
2017 HWSA Update:
Sat May 6th:
NOAH 8 Dallas HSAA 4
NOAH beat Dallas HSAA Angels in the Division 1 3rd place game. The Jags finished the season with a 20-11 record. This is the second year in a row to win 20 games or more in a season. Junior Kaden Alexander pitched 5 strong innings giving up 1 earned run with 8 Ks, 2 BBs and 1 HBP. The offense attack was led by Junior Evan Jacoby who went 2 for 2 with a double and RBI.
Fri May 5th:
Houston Northside 3 NOAH 1
NOAH lost in the National Semi-Finals to Houston Northside Falcons. The Falcons managed on 1 hit which was a 2-run HR in the 5th inning which eventually proved to be the only hit needed to knock off the defending Champions. The Jags had 3 hits but left 10 batters on base including bases loaded in the 7th inning. Northside went on to win the National Championship finishing their season with a 31-1 record.
Thur May 4th:
NOAH 11 St. Louis 4
NOAH beat St. Louis Patriots 11-4 in the National Quarter-Finals. St. Louis scored first but the Jags roared back with 7 runs and cruised the victory. Junior Evan Jacoby pitched 5 strong innings. The offense was led by Seniors Nano Moss and Matt Merrill with 2 hits and 2 RBIs each.
Tues May 2nd:
NOAH 11 Atlanta 1
NOAH run-ruled Atlanta Barons in the Qualifying Game. Senior Ben Replogle hit a 2-run double that led to 6 runs in the first inning. Senior Nano Moss and Junior Evan Jacoby had 2 hits each. Senior Matt Merrill tossed 5 innings with 8 Ks, 1 BB, 2 hits and 1 earned run.
Mon May 1st:
NOAH 13 Waukesha, Wisconsin 0
NOAH run-ruled Wisconsin in Pool Play Game 2. Several Jags got hits led by Seniors Ben Replogle, Matt Merrill with 2 hits. Ben Replogle had 2 doubles and 3 RBIs. Junior Kaden Alexander had a 2 RBI single. Junior Jordy Blom pitched 3 scoreless innings followed by Sophomores Kirk Shiew and Seth Collingsworth.
Houston HCYA Eagles 3 NOAH 2
HCYA scored the go ahead run in the top of 7th inning to upset NOAH in the first game of Pool Play. HCYA used four different pitchers to keep the Jag offense quiet. HCYA went on to win the Division II Championship.