NAME: Cole Harting
SCHOOL: Mason High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2020
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: College scholarship
HEIGHT: 6' - 205 lbs.
PARENTS: Scott & Nikki
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Coach Dave Collins
FUTURE GOAL: Get drafted & Play professional baseball
One of the GMC's top baseball players is Mason senior center fielder Cole Harting.
Cole's stellar play last season helped the Comets win the GMC championship for the second straight year, going an impressive 17-1 in conference play, 25-4 overall. He hit a robust .391 with a .486 on-base percentage. He had 19 extra base hits, including seven home runs, and 29 RBI. He earned first team all-GMC, first team all-city and first team all-state honors.
During his notable varsity career, Cole batted .389 with a .481 on-base percentage. He had 29 extra base hits, including 7 home runs, and 58 RBI. He plays for Midland during the summer.
Active in community service, Cole is a super student with a 4.08 GPA. His favorite athlete is Mike Trout, favorite entertainer is Ryan Reynolds, favorite book is Holes, favorite movie is Sandlot and most-like-to-meet is Ken Griffey Jr.
Cole has been recognized as one of the area's elite players by Prep Baseball Report. He will play baseball collegiately at the University of Cincinnati.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Cole's passion for the game, his teammates, and competition is second to none. He's been a driving force on our team for the last 3 years."
— Curt Bly, Baseball Coach