Bleasedale signs with Bantams


Will be third baseman, designated hitter, pitcher

By Charles Warner - cwarner@civitasmedia.com



Photo courtesy of USC Union Bantams Baseball Team Frank “Buddy” Bleasdale (center) has signed to play for the USC Union Bantams Baseball Team for the 2017-2018 season. Attending the signing ceremony were Bleasdale’s parents (seated, on either side of him), USC Union Bantams Baseball Coach Jap Worthy (standing, left), and Laurence Manning Academy Coach Barry Hatfield (standing, right).


UNION COUNTY — An honor student who has played in three state championships including one his team won has signed to play for the USC Union Bantams Baseball Team.

Coach Jap Worthy announced this week that Frank “Buddy” Bleasdale of Laurence Manning Academy in Manning had signed Monday to play for the Bantams. Worthy said that Bleasdale has an impressive record of achievement, both on and off the field, and will be a great addition to the Bantams and to USC Union. He said those achievements include:

• 4-year Varsity player

• 3-year starter

• Played for three state championships and was a member of the 2016 state championship team.

• 3-time All-Region II Player

• 2-time SCISA All-Star Player

• Plametto “Boys State”

• .460 hitter in 2017

• Career .393 hitter

• .500 hitter in the 2017 playoffs

• Leads team with 26 RBIs; tied for lead HRs

• Honor Role student

• Member of National Honor Society and Beta Club

• Member of the FCA

Worthy said that Bleasedale will be a third baseman, designated hitter, and pitcher for the Bantams.

“He’s a solid third baseman, and a great hitter and pitcher,” Worthy said. “He will be a great addition to USC Union.”

2017-2018 Season

The Bantams’ full schedule of practices and games for the 2017-2018 school year will get under way in August with the team playing in NJCAA Division I Region 10.

Photo courtesy of USC Union Bantams Baseball Team Frank “Buddy” Bleasdale (center) has signed to play for the USC Union Bantams Baseball Team for the 2017-2018 season. Attending the signing ceremony were Bleasdale’s parents (seated, on either side of him), USC Union Bantams Baseball Coach Jap Worthy (standing, left), and Laurence Manning Academy Coach Barry Hatfield (standing, right).
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_thumbnail_Frank-Bleasdale.jpgPhoto courtesy of USC Union Bantams Baseball Team Frank “Buddy” Bleasdale (center) has signed to play for the USC Union Bantams Baseball Team for the 2017-2018 season. Attending the signing ceremony were Bleasdale’s parents (seated, on either side of him), USC Union Bantams Baseball Coach Jap Worthy (standing, left), and Laurence Manning Academy Coach Barry Hatfield (standing, right).
Will be third baseman, designated hitter, pitcher

By Charles Warner

cwarner@civitasmedia.com

Charles Warner can be be reached at 864-762-4090.

Charles Warner can be be reached at 864-762-4090.

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