Boys Varsity Baseball, Girls Varsity Softball · Four Wildcats Make College Commitments

Four Mayfield Athletes have officially made commitments to continuing their education and athletic careers at the collegiate level.

Ryann Ramacciatti: Heidelberg, Softball
Ryann will enter the 2020 softball season as a three year varsity player. As a sophomore, Ryann showed great tenacity as a young player earning the Coach’s Award as the most improved player on the team.  As a junior, Ryann emerged as a team leader, finishing second on the team in doubles, hits, RBI, and runs scored. Those numbers helped her earn the Offensive Player of the Year Award for the team while attracting the attention of coaches and writers in the state.  In 2019, Ryann was an All-WRC selection and an all-Cuyahoga County Honorable Mention. Not only a great ballplayer. Ryann also gets it done in the classroom. Last season she was named an All-WRC Scholar-Athlete, selected to the Cuyahoga County All-Academic Team, and an Ohio Coaches Association Scholar Athlete.

Cole Zak: Pittsburgh, Baseball
Cole is the last of three sons to play for Mayfield High School. Cole’s ability to swing the bat with power was on full display during his sophomore season. His .310 average, in 2018, was the team’s 3rd best. In 2019, Cole hit .414 with 8 doubles, 3 triples, and 2 home runs. He also became one of the areas top pitchers and ended the season with a 5-1 record, striking out 48 hitters in 32 innings,with a 3.28 earned run average.  Cole earned All-WRC honors in 2018 and 2019. In 2019, Cole was 2nd-team All District, and a 2nd-team News Herald All-Star. 

Sebastian Alexander: Kent State, Baseball
During his first season as a varsity baseball player Sebastian lead the team with a .456 batting average, 10 doubles, 4 home runs, 35 runs batted in, and a .759 slugging percentage.  He also lead the team with a 2.14 earned run average, 55 strikeouts in 52.1 innings, and finished the season with 6 wins and 2 losses. His individual numbers helped earn a 2nd-team All-Ohio selection, NEOBCA 1st Team All-District, 1st-team News Herald All Star, and was named  the 2019 WRC Player of the Year. 

Jake Crouch: Ohio University, Baseball
Jake’s spent most of his junior year rehabbing a knee injury, before making an impact in the Wildcat lineup during the last leg of the season. In limited action, Jake became a spark that ignited the Wildcats to a WRC title and an appearance in the 2019 Division I District Championship. In just 12 plate appearances, Jake had 2 walks, 1 single, 3 huge game changing doubles, and a timely home run.  His goal to make a difference on the mound lead the team to a District Semifinal victory as he pitched 6 and ⅔ innings, giving up 2 earned runs, and striking out 5.