Baseball - Varsity

 

Saint Xavier High School

Varsity Baseball Team

Schedule

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Roster

1

Ryan Davis

SR

INF

2

Sam Mudd

SR

RHP/OF

3

Sam Wilson

SR

RHP/OF

4

Trey Sweeney

JR

INF

5

Cam Scheler

SO

C/INF/RHP

6

Chris Esselman

SR

INF/RHP

7

Bryce Elmore

JR

INF/OF

8

Chase Collins

SR

LHP/1B

9

Tanner Brown

SR

OF

10

Henry Sadlo

JR

RHP/OF

11

Andrew Littlefield

JR

LHP/OF

12

Sam Hedges

SR

OF

14

Chase Patton

JR

C

15

Stephen Mitchell

SR

OF

16

Ryan Hamilton

JR

RHP/INF

17

Matthew Logsdon

SR

RHP

20

Connor Holden

SR

RHP

21

Zeke Porta

SR

INF

22

Evan Burnett

JR

RHP

 

Jack Biernesser

SR

MGR

 

Brendan Scheler

JR

MGR

Coach Info

Head Coach Andy Porta '85

Andy Porta is a 1985 graduate from Saint Xavier High School where he played 4 years of baseball and basketball.  He earned both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Murray State University.  2016-2017 marks his 25th year teaching Mathematics at Saint Xavier. Over the years, Coach Porta has been an Assistant Basketball coach (16 years), Assistant Baseball coach (5 years), and an Assistant Principal (3 years).  He was named Assistant Coach of the Year in both ’04 and ’08 and received the “Joe Maupin Sr. ’49 Outstanding Coaching Award” in 2006.  2017 will be his 6th year as Head Coach and his previous teams have a combined record of 152 – 49. In 2014, the Tigers won their 6th State Championship and Andy was named “Coach of the Year” by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association. Last year, the Tigers won their 7th State Championship which is the most of any school in the state. Also in 2016, the National High School Baseball Coaches Association named Coach Porta Region 4 (IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, WI) Coach of the Year. This honor is given to only 8 coaches nationally. Andy and his wife Cherylyn have 2 sons, Sam and Zeke.

Assistant Coach Barry Wilkerson '80

Barry Wilkerson, a 1980 graduate of St. X, enters the 2016-2017 season in his seventeenth year as an assistant baseball coach with the Tigers. While attending St. X, he earned All-State honors in soccer and All-Region in baseball. After graduation, he pursued a career in law enforcement and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Police Administration from the University of Louisville. He attained the rank of Major with the Louisville Metro Police Department and is now retired after 27 years of law enforcement. He is currently the Lead Security officer for St. Xavier. Coach Wilkerson and his wife, Holly, are the proud parents of Brittany, Alicia and Casey. Coach also enjoys spending time with his grandson, Kolin and his granddaughter, Sophie, with another granddaughter, Ellie on the way.

Assistant Coach Greg Scheer

Coach Scheer enters 2015-2016 as his fourth year working with the Tigers. He played college ball at Florida Southern and Jacksonville University before being drafted by the Seattle Mariners in 1995. He and his wife, Cindy, have three children: Jake, Connor, and Rylee.