On April 19, Mars’ Brandon Wetherholt announced his commitment to continue his baseball career at Gannon University.
The Golden Knights are a Division II program that competes in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) West Division.
The 5-foot-11, 175-pound senior has batted at the Planets leadoff hitter and plays second base. Wetherholt has also spent time on the pitcher’s mound.
In his career, Wetherholt has played for the Allegheny Tigers in the Western Pennsylvania Elite Baseball League and competed in the Pennsylvania Keystone Games.
Currently, Mars is in second place in Class 5A Section 1 with a 4-1 record. They are 5-4 overall.
Next year, Wetherholt will be the one of 10 WPIAL players supporting a Golden Knight uniform.