(5-30-22) The final game for Jay County’s Baseball Coach Lea Selvey, after 34 years of coaching, happened today in the Sectionals when the Patriots lost to New Castle 6-2.
Selvey would end his career with 528 wins in 880 games, including 7 sectional titles, 3 regional titles and 6 conference championships.
His last win came in the Sectionals on Saturday (May 28) beating Yorktown 4-3.
His final win at his home field (Don E Selvey Field) and named to honor his dad was a 10-3 win over South Adams on May 23rd.
Coach Selvey’s thank you to those over the years.
Before he was the Head Coach
Coach Selvey in 1974 as a Junior at Redkey High School, a year before 8 schools consolidated to become Jay County HS-
1987 as an Assistant Coach with Jay County and Head Coach Ted Habbeger