Power25 Countdown: No 1 American Heritage Delray


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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:


                LHP Carsten Finnvold

Team: American Heritage Delray
Preseason Rank:
1
2019 Record: 
29-3
FHSAA Class: 
3A
Head Coach: 
Carmino Mazza
Playoff Run: 
Lost in the State Championship Game


TOP PLAYERS
Name, Position, Class (College Commitment)
Ryan Bruno, LHP, 2020 (Stanford)
Nelson Berkwich, LHP, 2020 (Vanderbilt)
Jaden Bruno, RHP, 2020 (Stanford)
Mason Manriquez, RHP, 2020 (Duke)
Bailey Uderitz, OF, 2020 (Pepperdine)
Jacob Lojewski, SS, 2020 (FGCU)
Stan DeMartinis, C, 2020 (Bryant)
Dylan King, C, 2021 (North Carolina)
Carsten Finnvold, LHP, 2021 (Florida)

X-FACTOR

Bailey Uderitz - Heritage loses their biggest bat from last year in Carmine Lane, who batted .417 with 39 RBI. Uderitz will be asked to take on the role as the Stallions’ biggest impact bat in 2020.

KEY PLAYERS LOST
Carmine Lane, 3B/RHP, 2019 (USF)
Christopher Ferara, 1B, 2019 (Indian River)

OUTLOOK
American Heritage Delray comes off a 2019 campaign that ended with them losing in the state championship game. They come into 2020 with a veteran roster with a lot of varsity experience. They have 6 players in the top 100 of the PBR Florida Class of 2020 rankings in Ryan Bruno (14), Nelson Berkwich (24), Jaden Bruno (61), Mason Manriquez (70), Bailey Uderitz (78), and Jacob Lojewski (93), as well as Stan DeMartinis (108) who is just outside the top 100. The Stallions have two juniors in the top 50 of the PBR Florida Class of 2021 in Dylan King (33) and Carsten Finnvold (45). The Stallions are loaded with a pitching staff that features 6 Division 1 commits as well as a deep lineup filled with talent. American Heritage Delray will be one of the best teams in the country in 2020. Make sure to follow @pbrflorida on Twitter for the most up-to-date coverage throughout the season.

 

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