Nordhoff’s Cody Deason recently accepted a scholarship offer to play baseball for the Oregon Ducks. Deason is also a top prospect for the 2015 Major League Baseball draft and will lead a talented NHS team this spring. (Ojai Valley News photo by Tim Dewar)
Mike Miller, Ojai Valley New sports editor
Nordhoff’s Cody Deason recently committed to the University of Oregon to play baseball for the Ducks, but there could be even bigger plans in Deason’s future. The senior flamethrower is currently the 104th-ranked high school prospect in the nation, which could land him in one of the first four rounds of next year’s Major League Baseball (MLB) draft.