2019 MN High School Team Preview: Minnetonka High School


Josh Threlkeld
Prep Baseball Report

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As we prepare for the upcoming 2019 high school season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.



Team: Minnteonka
Nickname: Skippers
Class: AAAA
League: Lake Conference
Head Coach: Paul Twenge
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 13 (205-96)
2018 Overall Record: 22-5
2018 League Record: 5-3
2018 League Finish: 2nd
2018 Post-Season Finish: State AAAA 2nd Place

Returning Starters: 3
Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 4

Starters Lost:
8
Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 4

2018 GRADS IN COLLEGE:
Andy Andresen-OF MSUSW
Jack Hanson- MIF Gustavus (MN) 
Jonah Lewis- 3B/RHP Dakota Country Tech College (MN) 
Mason Nadolney- 3B Jacksonville University 
Cameron Smrekar- 1B/OF Century CC (MN) 
Mike Sturek- Northern Iowa Area CC 
Will Sturek- Northern Iowa Area CC 
Jarod Wandersee- Concordia  
Aaron Wukmir - Minnesota-Duluth 
Nick Lommen- University of  Missouri 
David Roderick-  University of Oklahoma

PLAYERS TO WATCH:
2019 Jake Zaetta SS/RHP (Army)
2019 Mitch Klass 1B/LHP  (Concordia) 
2019 Nick Thimsen OF (Concordia)
2019 Evan Maass RHP/3B  (University of San Francisco)
2020 Tommy Gross IF/RHP 


2019 OUTLOOK:
Minnetonka will be built around Pitching & Defense. High priority will be put on throwing and catching the ball.” Head Coach Paul Twenge