While Port Arthur Memorial didn't reach the postseason in 2019, the Titans have some pieces to get them in the playoff conversation.
Adler Kithler will be one of the aces from the right side for PAM, and will also double as a corner infielder.
VYPE caught up with the diamond-cutter prior to the upcoming season.
VYPE: How long have you been playing baseball and how did you get your start?
Kither: I’ve been playing baseball since my t-ball years, baseball been running through my family for a long time and I’ve loved it since
VYPE: What is your favorite thing about the sport of baseball?
Kithler: My favorite thing about baseball is playing as a team and having fun. Without that, then there is no baseball.
VYPE: Go-to pregame meal? Routine?
Kithler: I don’t have a pregame meal, but if I did it would be a meatball marinara sub from Subway. My pregame routine is praying before the game and getting hyped.
VYPE: What's your walk-up song?
Kithler: I really don’t have a walk up song, but If I did then it would be “Still Trippin” by Mike Jones.
VYPE: Favorite subject in school?
Kithler: English, mainly because it’s the easiest to me.
VYPE: Who's the toughest player you've ever faced on the field?
Kithler: The toughest player I faced on the field and still face on the field is myself.
VYPE: Off the field, what is your favorite thing to do?
Kithler: Spending time with my family and my beautiful girlfriend.
VYPE: In all of your years of baseball, what is the one memory from the game you'll never forget?
Kithler: The one memory I’ll never forget is my 10-strikeout game against West Orange-Stark. It was a JV game, but still striking out 10 people was something I never saw myself doing.