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BCS Baseball On Pause

With not enough players, Brookfield Central School’s successful varsity baseball program will not field a team this year.

At last week’s BCS Board of Education meeting, Athletic Director Sarah Abrams explained that only eight boys has committed to playing. She said a minimum of nine players was needed when practice for spring sports began last week.

Abrams and BCS Superintendent Ron Pavlus said efforts were made to get other boys to sign up. Some said they would think about it, but Abrams said the first day of practice yielded just the eight boys already signed up.

Beavers baseball team has always had a winning season. Coach Jamie Reilly, who took over in 2010, guided the Beavers to almost 200 wins in that time and the post-season every year.

The Beavers reached the state’s semifinals after winning the Section Three Class D title early in Reilly’s coaching years. Brookfield has won the Central Counties League title seven years in a row.

Abrams said Brookfield has good numbers for varsity softball and will have a modified softball team for the first time in several years. BCS will also have modified baseball.

Two of the eight boys will play on the modified team. ...


The full story is in this week's edition of the newspaper. 

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