PBR IA HS Team Preview: Iowa City High


Savannah Dennis
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

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As we prepare for the upcoming 2021 high school season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.



Team: Iowa City High
Nickname: Little Hawks
Class: 4A
League: Mississippi Valley
Head Coach: Brian Mitchell
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 9 (N/A)
2020 Overall Record: 11-9
2020 League Record: 6-4
2020 League Finish: 3rd
2020 Post-Season Finish: State Quarterfinals

# of Returning Starters:
 6
# of Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 2

# of Starters Lost:
 3
# of Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 6

PLAYERS TO WATCH: 

Egan Smith, P/OF, 2021- Northern State University

Cedric Dunnwald, Util, 2021- Mt Mercy

Jacob Means, 1B, 2021

Gable Mitchell, SS, 2022

Cade Obermueller, P/OF, 2022

Carter Seaton, IF/OF, 2022 

John Klosterman, P/C, 2022

Jay Kennedy, P/OF, 2022

Joey Bouska, C, 2022

Alex Knudtson, P/IF, 2023

Ben Kueter, OF, 2023

 

ALUMNI CURRENTLY PLAYING COLLEGE BASEBALL: 

Nick Sueppel - Mt Mercy

Brett McCleary - Iowa

Evan Jones - Mt Mercy

Caleb Sass - Cornell College

Zach Stone - Cornell College

Cole Milder - Simpson College



2021 OUTLOOK:
Coming off the experience of playing at Principal Park, we are thrilled to have another shot to improve on our finish. We lost a couple key seniors, but are encouraged by the depth and experience last season provided us..” Head Coach Brian Mitchell