Currently, there are three (3) non-wood baseball bats that the NFHS has decertified for use in high school competition. This short list is subject to change. Additional non-wood baseball bats could possibly be added to this list. The decertified bats are the following:
Marucci Cat 52 33″ non-wood baseball bat (Decertification notice date: February 21, 2012)
Reebok Vector TLS 32″ non-wood baseball bat (Decertification notice date: March 26, 2012)
Reebok Vector TLS 33″ non-wood baseball bat (Decertification notice date: March 26, 2012)
These bats should be considered non-compliant and subject to NFHS Baseball Rules 4-1-3b and 7-4-1a. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact B. Elliot Hopkins, NFHS Baseball Rules Editor/National Interpreter at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or (317) 822-6900, extension 5757.
Please share this information with your coaches and officials. Thank you in advance for your immediate attention to this matter.