Boys Varsity Baseball · Meet the 2019 Chemic Baseball Team


The Chemics return just 5 players from an MHSAA final four team in 2018, but all five started or saw significant time during last season’s campaign.  The Chemics strengths remain excellent team speed & athleticism and solid defense.

 

#1        Tim Hackbarth, Senior, OF

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

Football, Drama, Key Club, Scene Partners

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

Making a Cinderella-story run to the State Semifinals last year.

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Acting, volunteer work

What do you want to do after High School?

Go to a University and earn a BFA with a focus on acting.

 

 

#2        Matthew Babinski, Junior, IF/P

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

None

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

Winning Regionals and going to the Junior league world series

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Hockey

What do you want to do after High School?

Play College Hockey, if not maybe pursue baseball

 

 

#3        Griffin Clark, Junior, IF

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

Tennis

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

Hitting three home runs in one game 12 year old year.

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Tennis, basketball, hanging with friends, playing football for fun. Going to dinner with family.

What do you want to do after High School?

Play baseball in college and major something in science.

 

#4        Gabe Howard, Junior, OF

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

Nothing

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

My favorite baseball memory was hitting a walk off home run in a weekend tournament.

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Fishing, hunting, and basketball

What do you want to do after High School?

I plan to attend a college, and get a degree in Fire Science

 

 

#5        Ryan Freed, Senior, OF/P

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

Swim

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

Winning 3 Little League district and state titles in a row

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Going up north, skiing, fishing, hanging with friends, hiking

What do you want to do after High School?

Go to college and study construction management

 

#7        Andrew Wilson, P/OF

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

Football

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

My favorite baseball memory was definitely my first High School homerun against Lapeer Freshman year.

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

My favorite thing to do outside of baseball is to go fishing.

What do you want to do after High School?

I want to go to college and pursue a 4 year degree.

 

#8        Noah Howard, Junior, IF/OF

 

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

None

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

Hitting a walk off

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Hunting, Fishing, and doing activities outdoors

What do you want to do after High School?

Join the Military

 

#9        Brady Gould, Junior, IF/P

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

none

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

14 year old all stars when i pitched the last 3 innings of the regional championship and didn’t let them get a run and we won 7-6 to go to the world series.

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

playing fortnite and love watching other sports like college basketball and the NFL

What do you want to do after High School?

Go to probably cmu or msu to study environmental science or something in the biology field.

 

 

 

#10      Al Money, Sophomore, IF/P

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

Basketball, Football, Business Professionals of America

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

winning a regional final for midland high and playing with my brother

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Skiing, History

What do you want to do after High School?

Study Law

 

#12      Kaden Horton, Junior, P

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

None

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

1.it wasn’t great at the time but griffin hit a home run off of me and being best buddies he will never let i go.

  1. playing grand ledge and getting to pitch at their beautiful stadium.

3.freshman year sol hit a walk off home run against grand ledge, the energy in was unbelievable.

4.pitching against 2 D1 athletes was scary but a great experience.

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

i like to travel, long board, watch baseball with the boys, riding jet skis, and skiing

What do you want to do after High School?

Physical Therapy or welding somewhere down south maybe play some ball.

 

#13      James Harris, Senior, C

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

Football and BPA

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

Last year when we won the district and regional championships and had 4 dog piles in the matter of 4 games.

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Hunting, fishing and hanging with the boys.

What do you want to do after High School?

I want to pursue a degree in physical therapy and play college baseball.

 

 

#16      Carter Knochel, Junior, P/OF

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

None

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

Winning Junior League regionals to go to the World Series.

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Posting up playing fortnite with the boys.

What do you want to do after High School?

Go into Veterinarian school and become a vet.

 

 

#17      Jack Bringard, Junior, P/C

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

BPA, KIVA

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

Winning regionals when I was 14

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Basketball

What do you want to do after High School?

Play college baseball

 

#20      Jeff Landis, Senior, P/1B

 

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

Tennis, NHS, chemic ambassadors

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

Walking off against Heritage and Mount Pleasant

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Tennis, science

What do you want to do after High School?

Play baseball at Hillsdale College

 

 

#21      Brady Woods, OF/P

In what other activities/clubs are you a participant at MHS?

Midland High Football & Midland Focus

Your favorite Baseball Memory?

In seventh grade when the group of kids in my age which was 14 at the time, won our fourth state championship. That was where I realized the group of kids in my grade could really do something special someday and where I realized I wanted to play college baseball.

Hobbies/interests other than baseball?

Writing and learning about other peoples stories Hanging out with friends

What do you want to do after High School?

Attend college and study psychology or drug enforcement.