Prep Baseball Report

2021 Power25 Countdown: No. 20 Barron Collier

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PBR Florida Staff

Leading up to the start of the high school season, we will count down the Top 25 preseason teams every day as part of our comprehensive season coverage:

         SS Marcus O'Malley

Team: Barron Collier
Preseason Rank: 
2020 Record:
FHSAA Class: 
Head Coach: 
Charlie Maurer

Name, Position, Class (College Commitment)
Marcus O’Malley, SS, 2021 (VCU)
Noah White, C, 2021
Van Freischmidt, OF, 2021 (FGCU)
Jacob Marlowe, LHP, 2021 (FGCU)
Reid Sondermeyer, RHP, 2021 (Mars Hill)
Easton LaPlaca, C/OF, 2021 (High Point)
Carter White, 2B/3B, 2023 (UCF)


Marcus O’Malley - O’Malley, a recent VCU commit leads a talented group of seniors that features 8 commits.

Team Strengths

Experience - BC returns 6 starters from last year with experience heading into their senior year.


Barron Collier comes into 2021 with a team full of experience including 6 committed Seniors. On the mound they return LHP Jacob Marlowe (FGCU) who led the team in innings last year while striking out 22 batters. They also return RHP Reid Sondermeyer (Mars Hill) who pitched to a 0.75 ERA with 9 strikeouts last year. Offensively, they return several of their top hitters in SS Marcus O’Malley (VCU), OF Van Freischmidt (FGCU), C Noah White (FGCU), and C/OF Easton LaPlaca (High Point). The Cougars should be able to use their experience to their advantage in 2021.