Player Highlights


Jeff Hightower is a Turn 2 Premier Hitter and a senior at Mascoutah High School. He was recently recognized for his clutch performance against Belleville West’s right-hander Jacob Eccher. With two outs In the fourth inning, Hightower drove a double into left-center to extend the inning and ended up being the only run to score on the day as Mascoutah took the win.
Hightower currently sits on the Metro East Leaders List for RBI’s with 12.


Kassidy Smith is a Turn 2 Premier Softball Hitter and is a junior for Collinsville High School. Not too many athletes have had such a hot start as Smith has. Through 6 games during the start of April she hit 12-22 (.545), with four doubles, two triples, a home run, and 9 RBI’s. Her home run against Belleville West was her 16th career home run, good enough for a new school record! 


Josh Mesenbrink is a CrossFit Collinsville Teen, Turn 2 Premier hitter and pitcher, as well as a freshman at Triad High School. Mesenbrink has been recognized for his incredible work ethic and consistent attendance in all three programs that he is involved in. His hard work has earned him some significant time on the JV squad as a freshman and a new PR on his back squat (#125 @ 2 reps). 
Athletes can struggle to find time to train during the season. Josh isn’t one of those athletes!