BOONE – Seth Freeman has decided he won’t return for a third season as head baseball coach at Watauga High.
Freeman, who came to Boone from Cherryville, is returning to live there as he also prepares to get married.
The Pioneers were 15-31 under Freeman in two seasons, including 10-15 overall this season and 9-5 in the Northwestern 3A-4A.
Watauga was 8-4 at one point before losing six straight games, then beat St. Stephens and league champion South Caldwell before losing their final five games.
The Pioneers swept South Caldwell and reached the state 3A playoffs, falling 9-2 in the first round at A.C. Reynolds.