|High School:||Independence CC|
Before Southern- Played at Independence CC. While at Independence, he earned First Team All-Conference honors at second base as a freshman after hitting .363 and led the team in batting average with Runners in Scoring Position (RISP) at .500. As a sophomore, earned his second straight All-Conference nod at second base after ranking fourth in the Jayhawk League with a .408 average. Set an Independence CC record for hits in a season (84) and finished with 32 RBI out of the leadoff spot. Also led the Jayhawk league in runs scored (56), was third in doubles (18) and was sixth in stolen bases (25).
In High School- Played at Owasso HS under Coach Turner at second base. While Pironti was at Owasso, the Rams were state runners-up in his freshman, sophomore, and junior seasons. And were ranked #1 in the Nation by USA Today in his senior season.
Personal- Born May 12, 1988 in Tulsa, Okla... Son of Russ Pironti and Corrie Thoendel... Majoring in Business Administration & Management