James Agabedis saw the writing on the wall. After completing his freshman baseball year at Lexington Christian Academy, he knew the program was in danger of getting cut after graduating 11 seniors. Lexington Christian is a small day/boarding school comprised of 350 boys and girls.
With an undeniable yearning to continue his baseball prowess, Agabedis knew it was time to say goodbye to Lexington Christian and seek out a school that could best meet all of his needs.
Playing his summer ball with the North East Baseball (NEB) Rays, Agabedis reached out to NEB founder and Director of Baseball Operations Scott Patterson for assistance. Patterson, also the head baseball coach at Groton School, reached out to several ISL schools on Agabedis' behalf.
Considerable interest arose before Agabedis narrowed his choices down to Lawrence Academy and Belmont Hill School. After touring the Lawrence campus, Agabedis' mind was made up. His tour guide during his campus visit was Spartans standout catcher Liam Yardley; the two have become good friends since.