2015 Team Preview: Hinton Blackhawks



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By Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

As we prepare for the upcoming 2015 high school season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.

 Hinton High School Blackhawks logo

Team: Hinton
Nickname: Blackhawks
Class: 2A
League: War Eagle
Head Coach: Cale Kramer
Years as Head Coach at School: 3
2014 Overall Record: 23-9
2014 League Record: 13-6
2014 League Finish: 3rd Place
2014 Post-Season Finish: State Quarter-Finalist

Returning Starters
: 7
Pitchers with 15+ Innings Returning: 4

Starters Lost: 2
Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 0

TOP SENIOR(S)
2015, Logan Jurgensmeier, RHP- 2X All-Conference/All-District, commit to Wayne St.

UNDERCLASS PLAYERS TO WATCH
2016, Skyler Beller, OF- 2X All-Conference/All-District, 2nd Team All-State as sophomore
2017, Jay Small, RHP- All-Conference as fresh.
2017, Collin Jurgensmeier, RHP- All-Conference/All-District as fresh.
2016, Blake Vande Hoef, RHP- All-Conference
2016, Joel Kirwan, 2B
2018, Aiden Brock, IF/RHP
2016, Truman Schmitt, C

2015 OUTLOOK
Hinton's core group of players have been responsible for improvement in the past few years going 23-4 two years ago and 23-9 last year and making the state tourney. The entire pitching staff is back as well as 7 of 9 starting position players. Those new starters should be able to replace the production left by the graduating seniors.

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