Team Preview: Maize Eagles

Shon Plack
Kansas Scouting Director

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

Team: Maize
Class: Class 5
Conference: AVCTL - D1
Head Coach: Rocky Helm
Years as head coach at school:  22 years
Twitter Handle: @MaizeBaseball
2019 Overall Record: 12-9
2019 Conference Record: 8-4 (2nd Place)
2019 Post Season Finish: Lost in 1st Round of Regionals

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers
: 2
Number of Returning Starters/Position Players: 2

Players with 2019 Post Season Honors
Camden Jurgensen, 2B, 2020 2nd Team All League
Scott Adams
, OF, 2021 Honorable Mention All League
Caleb Hicks
, P, 2020, 2nd Team All League

Players to Watch
Cole Sphar, 3B/P, 2020
Devon Nicholson, C, 2020
Mitchael Casement, P, 2021
Creighton Kelley, 2020 OF

Season Outlook
The Eagles will be lead by a trio of players that earned post season honors a year ago, Camden Jergensen, Scott Adams and Caleb Hicks.  Watch for the return of Creighton Kelley to be a big factor in the teams success this spring.  Two seniors will see increased time with Cole Sphar and Devon Nicholson, while Mitchael Casement will have have an impact on the pitching staff.  Maize looks to improve on its 8-4, 2nd Place finish in ACTVL-1 conference and make a run in the state playoffs.

High School coaches can request a 2020 Team Survey by email PBR State Director, Shon Plack at, [email protected].

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