Athlete Spotlight – Boone makes College Decision

BY SAM SCINTA
WEEKLY REPORTER

It’s basketball season for OTHS senior guard Nick Boone, but that hasn’t stopped him from thinking about his future on the baseball diamond.

This past week, Boone committed to Southeastern Community College in Burlington, Iowa to play for the Blackhawks Baseball program under head coach Justin Schulte.

Boone, an outfielder, is the latest in a long line of baseball players to come through O’Fallon who has ended up playing at a higher level, and is one of 4 seniors on this year’s team to commit during the first semester of the 2017-18 school year.

“It’s a program where I felt comfortable,” Boone said. “The coaching staff made me feel welcome, and I know they’re great coaches and can really help me take my game to the next level.”

Boone is currently ranked as the #122 prospect in the state of Illinois according to Prep Baseball Report.

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