Posted Mar 22/12 - Hunter Best named to top 20 Baseball Players in Kentucky
Zach Arnold, Franklin County, C, Senior UK recruit hit .446 with 18 RBIs last season.
Hunter Best, Russell County, OF, Senior All-State honorable mention hit .423 last year and .519 as a soph.
Dylan Creech, Wolfe County, C, Junior Set single-season state record for RBIs (99) his freshman year.
Connor Heady, North Oldham, SS, Junior All-Region selection committed to UK as a sophomore.
Will Hurt, Lexington Catholic, SS, Senior Coastal Carolina recruit stole 28 bases as a junior.
Matthew Johnson, Apollo, SS, Senior Murray State recruit hit .348 with 18 stolen bases last year.
Andrew Lasure, Danville, C, Senior Hit .449 last season with six homers and 41 RBIs and walked 44 times.
Troy Squires, Central Hardin, SS, Junior Played a key role for last year's state champ, going 3-for-4 in final.
Zach Storm, North Laurel, 2B/OF, Senior UK recruit hit a school-record 16 homers last season.
Dalton West, Apollo, C, Senior All-State first team selection signed with Murray State.
Michael Bollmer, Bryan Station, RHP/1B, Senior Louisville recruit was an All-State second team selection last year.
Walker Buehler, Henry Clay, RHP, Senior Vanderbilt recruit struck out 98 batters in 66 innings last year.
Ryne Combs, Bryan Station, LHP, Senior UK recruit was 7-2 last year with a 1.31 ERA and 88 strikeouts.
Dylan Dwyer, Calloway County, LHP, Senior UK recruit led Calloway County to First Region championship game.
Zach Haynes, Lexington Catholic, RHP, Senior Indiana recruit was 5-0 last year with a 1.90 ERA and 50 strikeouts.
Clinton Hollon, Woodford County, RHP, Junior Considered one of the nation's top prospects in the Class of 2013.
Chase Mullins, Bourbon County, LHP, Senior Tall (6-foot-9) lefty and UK recruit went 7-2 with 76 strikeouts last year.
Jonah Philley, Eastern, RHP/SS, Senior Louisville recruit won four games last season and also hit .336.
Robert Strader, Eastern, LHP, Senior Went 4-0 last season and signed with Louisville.
Trace Vorbeck, Corbin, RHP/3B, Senior Eastern Kentucky recruit hit .587 with 12 HR and was 4-2 on the hill.
This is a list of the top 20 players in the state of Kentucky for 2012 that was included in an ESPN article. It includes our own Laker, Hunter Best. Congratulations to Hunter on being named to this preseason list.