2019 - 2020 OHIO
BASEBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
KADE
KERN
OUTFIELDER
ARCHBOLD HS
ARCHBOLD , OHIO
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
NO. 1
PREP BASEBALL REPORT'S OHIO PROSPECT RANKING
0.431
2019 BATTING AVERAGE
38
RUNS SCORED
32
RBI
“Kade Kern has all the tools and talent of a great player. He hits for power, runs well, has a very strong arm and is an excellent outfielder. His work ethic is off the charts and he sets a tremendous example for every player in our program.”
Dick Selgo
Head Coach - Archbold head coach

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot, 195-pound senior outfielder is the state’s top player in the Class of 2020 as rated by Prep Baseball Report and a 2020 Perfect Game Midwest Preseason First Team All-American selection. A 2019 First Team All-State selection, he batted .431 with three home runs, 38 runs scored and 32 RBI for Archbold in 2019, leading the Bluestreaks to a berth in the Division III regional final.

Academic Achievement


Kern has maintained a 3.78 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball on scholarship at The Ohio State University.

Exemplary Character


A member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Kern has volunteered locally on behalf of his church youth group and as a youth baseball coach.