Baseball My Love and Passion

posted Nov 7, 2017, 6:37 AM by PHS Warrior Beat

By: Dylan Peterson

     Jared Hancock an avid baseball player has always had a love for baseball he started playing baseball at the age of 2 or 3 and hasn’t stopped playing since. Jared has done it all from playing backyard baseball to playing huge travel ball tournaments across the country. He has always been a multiple sport athlete playing soccer and baseball but baseball just click to him like it was natural. “Around the age of 10 I realized I was better at baseball,” Hancock said.

     There are many reason why he chose to pursue baseball instead of soccer “ Baseball is more relaxed and laid back than other sports such as soccer, I really like the 1v1 aspect of the battle between the pitcher and the batter,” said Hancock.

     Hancock’s senior season is high school is approaching quickly and his insight about the team was very positive. “I think the team looks really good for my senior year, with only losing two seniors last year, we are a really old and experienced team. The season should be a good one to look forward too! “

     With his love of baseball he is playing on playing at the next level in college, he plans to play at Old Dominion University (ODU) and while playing baseball he wants to major in business. If his college level play continues to rise he eventually wants to be drafted into the MLB and play the sport as long as he can.

Edited By:TT

Uploaded: 11/7/17