Our school hot shots: Dillon Chaney | TheUnion.com

Our school hot shots: Dillon Chaney

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Bear River’s Dillon Chaney took the next step in his baseball career Monday.

The 6-foot, 5-inch right-handed pitcher, who recorded the first no-hitter in Bruin history last spring, signed a letter of intent to play for Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

UC-Davis, Cal-Poly and San Luis Obispo were also interested in his services, but Chaney said he was sold on Wright State from the beginning.

“They made the effort to come out and recruit me,” he said. “And when we went back to the school for my official visit, I really liked the school.

“They’ve got a very good baseball program, not to mention an excellent engineering program.”

Chaney, who Bear River athletic director Jack McCrory said is the first Bruin to ever earn a baseball scholarship, finished his junior campaign at 6-1, with a 1.91 ERA and 57 strikeouts.

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