Gilbert School Yellowjackets prepare for April 1 opener

Members of The Gilbert School’s varsity baseball team practiced on Saturday, March 18, in the school’s gymnasium. Photo by Jesse Williams

WINSTED — You would not know it from looking outside, but high school baseball season is just around the corner.

Despite the lingering snow, teams across the state have started to prepare for the 2017 season, including The Gilbert School Yellowjackets and their skipper Don Crossman.

The team is facing the challenge of following up last year’s stellar campaign that included a Cinderella postseason run.

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