New Hampshire Baseball POY: Tyler Barss

New Hampshire Baseball POY: Tyler Barss

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New Hampshire Baseball POY: Tyler Barss

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THE WINNER: Tyler Barss

THE BASICS

SchoolGoffstown (N.H.)

Grade: Senior

Position: RHP

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 200 pounds

Athletic achievementHe has led the Grizzlies to a 17-1 record and a berth in the Division II state tournament, scheduled for May 30. Barss owned a 5-0 record on the mound with a 0.90 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 31.1 innings pitched in the regular season. A First Team All-State selection, he also has a .450 batting average at the plate. 

Academic excellenceBarss has maintained a B average. 

Exemplary characterHe has volunteered locally on behalf of the Special Olympics.  

THE PRAISE

“I think Barss is the most dominant pitcher in New Hampshire,” said Steve LaRose, head coach at Manchester (N.H.) West. “He’s got an above average fastball, in the low 90s with movement. He also shows good composure on the mound.”

THE FUTUREBarss has signed with Rhode Island.

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