While the season has been up and down for the Freedom, three players have stood out to Truelove. The catching tandem of Brady Like and Gavin Benock along with the pitching from Pike Central’s Bailey White have been pleasant surprises.
Benock got a late start, because he was competing in the state tournament with Vincennes Rivet, but since joining the team Benock’s impact has been obvious.
“Gavin Benock has been a blessing – he’s so good behind the plate calling a game, he’s great at watching runners,² Truelove said. “Brady Like has moved around and he’s been good everywhere we put him.
Bailey White’s pitching has been great, he’s really stepped up. He didn’t play a lot this season because of injuries, and I think the little bit of rest between basketball and baseball has really helped him. He’s been really fresh.”