Prep Baseball Report

2019 PBR IA Team Capsule: City High

Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

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As we prepare for the upcoming 2019 high school season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state. 

Team: City High
Nickname: Little Hawks
Class: 4A
League: Mississippi Valley
Head Coach: Brian Mitchell
Years as Head Coach at School: 7
2018 Overall Record: 24-18
2018 League Record: 13-13
2018 League Finish: 4th Place
2018 Post-Season Finish: Lost in Sub-State Finals

Starting Position Players Lost
: 4
Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 3

Returning Starters: 4
Pitchers with 15+ Innings Returning: 3

Cole Milder- Simpson
Tanner Slauson- Mount Mercy
Evan Jones- Mount Mercy

DJ Heck, OF, 2019 (U. of Iowa Commit)
Liam McComas, C, 2019 (UNI football Commit)
Brady Herzic, RHP, 2019
Ry Threlkeld-Wiegand, LHP, 2019
Zach Kuepker, OF, 2019
Sam Lewers, IF, 2019

Liam McComas, C, 2019


Jay Kennedy, LHP, 2022
Gable Mitchell, SS, 2022
John Klosterman, C, 2022

Gable Mitchell, SS, 2022


John Klosterman, C, 2022


"Solid group of juniors and seniors lead offensively by Heck, McComas, Kuepker and Lewers in addition to other juniors and seniors who play at a high level that will provide depth. A good defensive infield is expected in addition to our top two starting pitchers in Herzic and Threlkeld-Wiegand who return." Head Coach Brian Mitchell



We appreciate all of the help provided by high school coaches across the state assisting with our preseason coverage. Coaches- you can request a link to complete questionnaire by emailing Rob Allison at [email protected] if you did not receive it via email previously.