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Brandon Eagles

Last year: 17-7-1

Class 4A, District 6

Coach: Greg Parris, first year.

Assistants: Todd Anthony, Fran Thomas, Frank Lombard.

Classification: Class 4A, District 6.

Nickname: Eagles.

Stadium: Don Powelll Field, 1101 Victoria.

Record: 17-7-1. Lost in district tournament.

Key players: Aaron Highsmith (pitcher), Jaime Alford (second base), Jason Hewitt (catcher), Matt DuBose (pitcher, third base), Delshon Bowman (outfield), Demetrius Figgins (infield, outfield), Jason Baxter (first base), Jeromy Brockmeir (first base), Sean Baxter (outfield), Chris Bryant (pitcher).

Strengths: The things Brandon is always known for _ speed and hitting. Brandon also has several good contact hitters.

Weaknesses: Brandon has been known for its one-two pitching punch. But this year the Eagles are shallow at the position.

Outlook: Although Parris is in his first year at Brandon since coming over from East Bay, he said the team will play the same type of baseball _ stealing bases, hit-and-run, etc.