2014 Silverado Baseball Capsule


Head coach: Brian Whitaker, 20th season

2013 record: 12-18-1 (6-4 Northeast, third)

Returning lettermen (starters): 13 (Five)

Top players: C Vince Taormina (Jr.), P/OF Nick Kawano (Sr.), P/SS Dillon Johnson (Jr.)

Outlook: Taormina hit four of the team’s five home runs last year and had a team-best 26 RBIs while hitting .376. Kawano hit .302 with 14 RBIs and went 4-5 with a 3.10 ERA in 49.2 innings last year. They lead a list of five returnees.

“The Skyhawks are a team with good chemistry and a strong work ethic,” Whitaker said. “Silverado is looking forward to trying to extend its consecutive playoff appearance streak to 18 seasons,” Whitaker said.