2018 Team Preview: Shawnee Mission South Raiders


Shon Plack
Kansas Scouting Director

As we prepare for the upcoming 2018 high school season, we will be taking a
preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.


Team: Shawnee Mission South HS
Nickname:  Raiders
Class: 6A
Conference: Sunflower
Head Coach: Mitch Wiles
Twitter Handle:
@SMSBASEBALL
Years as head coach at school: 17 
2017 Overall Record: 7-14
2017 Conference Record: 4-7
2017 Post Season Finish: Lost in 1st Round

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers: 3
Number of Returning Starters/Position Players: 5

Players to Watch
Jason Giannola, INF, 2019
Nolan Timmesch
, OF, 2019
Drew Woodley
, INF, 2020
Jed Aldrich
, P, 2018
Gabriel Lopez
, OF/P, 2018
Adam Zahnd
, INF/P, 2018
Trey Bebee
, INF/P, 2018
Jake Jarell
, INF, 2019
Daniel Bebee
, C, 2020

Season Outlook

Shawnee Mission South's roster is highlighted with many upperclassmen. Watch for senior Jed Aldrich to emerge on the mound and throw important innings for the Raider this spring. Seniors Gabriel Lopez, Adam Zahnd, and Trey Bebee  will round out the infield, with support from juniors Jason Giannola, Nolan Timmesch and Jake Jarell. The Raiders will also feature a pair of sophomores. Sophomore Daniel Bebee will be a second year starter behind the plate and watch for sophomore Drew Woodley to have an impact this spring. 

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