Peabody native and former St. John's Prep star Matt Antonelli has been hired as the Bishop Fenwick baseball coach. (Courtesy Photo)
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Former St. John’s Prep star Matt Antonelli hired as Bishop Fenwick baseball coach

PEABODY — Bishop Fenwick announced on Friday that it has hired Peabody native and former St. John's Prep star Matt Antonelli as the school's baseball coach. 

Antonelli — who was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2006 out of Wake Forest University — takes over the job from Russell Steeves, who left as the program's second-winningest coach with 102 victories.

"Bishop Fenwick High School is excited to welcome Matt Antonelli into the Fenwick family as the new head baseball coach," Bishop Fenwick Athletic Director Dave Woods said in a statement. "Matt’s reputation in the …

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