Coach Ralph’s 100th Career Win to end baseball season

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Kori Wilkinson, Staff Writer

On April 12th Porter’s varsity baseball team played against Lake Creek High school and won 2-1. This was a big game for the team for 2 reasons, Lake Creek is a top 15 ranked team in Texas and this game also marked Coach Wayne Ralph’s 100th career win.

“It was more about what the team accomplished not me,” said Coach Ralph.

Coach Ralph has been coaching high school and select baseball teams for the past 21 years. He stepped into the head coaching position in 2017 after Coach Justin Roland left Porter. Ralph’s was the athletic coordinator at White Oak Middle School before coming to Porter as a varsity football and baseball assistant coach.

Ralph attended Whitworth University in Spokane Washington where he had the 2 most prolific pass receiving season in Northwest small college history. Ralph was also a two-time All-American wide receiver, who would later be entered into the Whitworth Heritage Gallery Hall Of Fame in 2009.

The baseball team has had an overall great season going 13-2. Ralph is excited to see how they will end the season and is proud of how far they have come this season. He has seen the baseball program change and develop in his coaching career here at Porter, and he is excited to see how it will continue to change and develop.