Chase Engelhard and Josh Peljovich, both seniors at Riverwood International Charter School, signed letters of intent to play baseball in college — Engelhard at Tulane University in New Orleans and Peljovich at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Both were four-year varsity lettermen in baseball and were classmates at The Epstein School.
Engelhard will receive athletic and academic scholarships to play for the Green Wave, which competed in the American Athletic Conference. He was recruited as a shortstop for the NCAA Division I team.
He was named to the 2019 All Region baseball team, among other baseball achievements. He also earned a varsity letter in football at Riverwood in his freshman year. Off the playing field, Engelhard is an honors student involved in the men’s choir, Beta Club and Jewish Student Union. He is the son of Suzy and Hadley Engelhard of Sandy Springs.
Peljovich was reruited as a pitcher for the Mules, who compete in the 11-school New England Small College Athletic Conference of the NCAA’s Division III.
He was honored as JV Pitcher of the Year and Riverwood Athlete of the Month his freshman year and was named to the 6-AAAAA Second Team All-Region as a junior. Peljovich ran cross country for Riverwood his freshman year. He is an IB Diploma Candidate and a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club.
He is the son of Allan and Lori Peljovich of Sandy Springs.