School: Normal University High in Normal Illinois USA
Class: Senior in High School .
College: starting for Heartland in fall of 2012
Numbers: 9-1 record, 1.33 ERA, 68 1/3 IP, 94 SO, 25 BB;
Jacob Hendren Batting average .379 with 21 extra-base hits.
The scoop: The winning pitcher in the eight-inning Class 2A state final, Jacob Hendren won or saved each of the Pioneers' five postseason games leading up to the state semifinals. He was also University's leading hitter and got to experience it all with his twin brother Jared, the team's shortstop.
2012 High School Baseball
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