Prep Baseball Report

2015 Team Preview: Lee's Summit Tigers

Shon Plack and Jeff Viles
Prep Baseball Report-Missouri

As we prepare for the upcoming 2015 high school season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.

Team: Lee's Summit
Nickname: Tigers
Class: 5A
League: Big 6
Head Coach: Jim Mellody
Twitter Handle:  @LSCoach13
2014 Overall Record: 18-11
2014 League Record: 5-5, 3rd
2014 Post-Season Finish: Lost in District Semifinals

Number of Position Players Lost: 2
Number of Pitchers Lost: 2
Number of Returning Starters/Position Players: 7
Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers: 4

Noah Arni, RHP/OF, 2015, (Central Missouri)
Ryan Laddish, RHP/1B, 2015 (Northwest Missouri)
Ben Burnham, CF, 2015
Jake Singer, SS, 2015
Austin Ross, 3B/RHP, 2016
Blake Ford, C, 2016
Dalton Hill, OF/RHP, 2017
Clint Jennings, SS/2B, 2015

The Tigers will an athletic bunch in 2015, featuring a pair of D2 commits in Noah Arni and Ryan Laddish.  Arni is is a 6.5 60 runner with a 90 mph velo from the outfield, while Laddish is lefty bat and a top of the rotation pitcher with an 84 mph fastball.  The Tigers will also look for Dalton Hill, one of the top sophomores in the state, to play a key role.  Lee's Summit will have to playing their best in May as their district tournament will feature three of the state's top ten preseason ranked teams. 

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