PBR Iowa High School Team Preview: Cedar Rapids Prairie

Will Vanderbilt
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

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As we prepare for the upcoming 2020 high school season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.

Team: Cedar Rapids Prairie
Nickname: Prairie Hawks
Class: 4A
League: Mississippi Valley
Head Coach: James Nelson
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 1 (22-20)
2019 Overall Record: 22-20
2019 League Record: 17-13
2019 League Finish: 3rd
2019 Post-Season Finish: Lost in Substate Final to Iowa City West

Returning Starters:
Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 4

Starters Lost:
Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 5

Harrison Cook - University of Kentucky
Ryan Kilpatrick - Marshalltown CC

Zach Barden, OF, 2020 (Mount Mercy commit)
Carson Sirowy, SS, 2020
Hunter Williams, P/OF, 2020

Jackson Nove, LHP, 2021 (University of Kentucky commit)
Caden Stoffer, P, 2021 (Iowa commit)
Aiden Moeller, P/INF, 2021

We are excited about this new Prairie Hawk team. With the addition of a talented junior class to go along with a group of seniors who were big parts of 2019. We were young on the mound in 2019 but that experience will be a huge factor for us going into 2020. The conference will be tough every night, so it should be fun to get out there and play.” Head Coach James Nelson