March 28, 2024

Villages Charter Pitcher Tommy Jacques Dominating On The Mound

1.4 min read| Published On: March 28th, 2024|

By Kyle Coppola

Villages Charter Pitcher Tommy Jacques Dominating On The Mound

1.4 min read| Published On: March 28th, 2024|

This has been an absolutely amazing start of the 2024 baseball season for Villages Charter School senior pitcher Thomas Jacques who is carving out a nice senior year with the Buffalo. With each pitch, he’s painting a masterpiece on the canvas of the game, showcasing not just raw talent but also a deep understanding of the craft that few his age possess. Now halfway through the season Jacques stands out as one of The Villages top aces on the mound.

Jacques’s numbers speak volumes about his dominance. Leading the team in strikeouts with an impressive 35 strikeouts this season, he’s become a nightmare for opposing batters, consistently fooling them with his array of pitches and pinpoint accuracy. His 1.12 ERA through 6 appearances is a testament to his ability to keep runs off the board and control the game’s tempo with ease.

What sets Jacques apart, however, is not just his individual stats but also his impact on the team’s success. His leadership and work ethic have inspired his teammates to elevate their game, creating a synergy on the field. As a result, The Villages High School is not just winning games; they’re dominating, with Jacques leading the charge from the pitcher’s mound.

In Class 4A District 5, Jacques is not just a standout player; he’s a force to be reckoned with. His ability to consistently strike out batters has earned him the top spot in the district, a testament to his skill and determination. Opposing teams know that facing Jacques means facing an uphill battle, as he brings his A-game every time he takes the mound. Jacques is committed to Wabash Valley College an NCAA Division III program.

Beyond the stats and accolades, Jacques embodies the spirit of The Villages High School baseball program. He’s a role model for younger players, showing them that with dedication, hard work, and a love for the game, anything is possible. His journey is a reminder that greatness is not just measured in numbers but in the impact you have on those around you and the legacy you leave behind.

As the season unfolds and the districts loom on the horizon, all eyes are on Thomas Jacques, the ace of The Villages High School.

Photo Credit – India Pantin/VHS Athletics

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About the Author: Kyle Coppola

Kyle Coppola was born in Newton, Massachusetts and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communications from Curry College in 2016. After traveling to Florida on a family vacation, he decided he could not get enough of the warm weather and made the move from snowy Massachusetts to central Florida 8 years ago.

For the last decade Kyle has gained valuable experience in social media content creation, marketing and sales, writing, video production, sports announcing and even broadcasting for local radio stations, such as FM 102.9 in The Villages and FM 91.5 in Massachusetts. Every year he volunteers at The Villages Charter High School as a play-by-play sports announcer for the football games as well as a public address announcer for the basketball games, including the annual Battle at The Villages Tournament.

Outside the office Kyle is a husband and father to two beautiful girls along with their cat. In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, travel, play golf and swim. He is also a huge sports junkie and even bigger motorsports fan and loves to attend racing events when he can.

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