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PBR IA HS Team Preview: Waverly-Shell Rock

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: Waverly-Shell Rock
Nickname: Go-Hawks
Class: 3A
League: Northeast Iowa Conference
Head Coach: Casey Klunder
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 15 (353-177)
2020 Overall Record: 13-7
2020 League Record: 11-1
2020 League Finish: 1st
2020 Post-Season Finish: Lost in Districts to South Tama

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

# of Starters Lost:
# of Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 1

Luke Shover, C, 2021

Ben Buseman, RHP/UTL, 2021

Carson Graven, RHP/UTL, 2022

Korbyn Dewey, 1B, 2022

Chance Key, LHP/UTL, 2022


Kaden Dewey- NIACC

Payton Leonard- Iowa Central

Kurby Vowels- Central

Malcolm Newell- Wartburg

Adam Hein- Central

Ryan WIllis- Simpson

Luke Willis- Simpson

Brady Leonard- Simpson

Hunter Destival- Upper Iowa


I really like how this team comes to work during pitcher/catcher workouts.  They have been detailed in their preparation and that will give us a chance to continue to improve throughout the course of the spring and summer.” Head Coach Casey Klunder