High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Taylore Cherry

The Gatorade State Baseball Players of the Year selection process is in full swing, and what better way to kick off coverage than with profiles of returning underclassmen winners? Repeating is no guarantee, but here's a snapshot of what this year’s challengers can shoot for.

Name: Taylore Cherry
School: Butler (Vandalia, Ohio)

Grade: Senior
Position: RHP

Height: 6-foot-10
Weight: 290 pounds

2011 W-L-S: 5-1-2
2011 IP: 47.2
2011 ERA: 0.63
2011 K-BB: 82-19

Notes: 2010-11 Gatorade Ohio Baseball Player of the Year. No. 43 ranked prospect in Class of 2012 as rated by ESPNHS. Led the Aviators (27-3) to the 2011 Division I state quarterfinals. 2010 and 2011 First Team All-State selection. 2011 Aflac All-American.

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