2017 Team Preview: MICDS Rams

Shon Plack
Missouri Scouting Director

As  we  prepare  for  the  upcoming  2017  high  school  season,  we  will  be  taking  a 
preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.

Nickname: Rams
Class: Class 4
Conference: Metro League
Head Coach: Tim Canavan
Years as head coach at school: 1 year
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2016 Overall Record: 21-7
2016 Conference Finish: 7-3 (T-2nd)
2016 Post­ Season Finish: Class 4 State Champions
2017 Preseason Rank: #2

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers: 2
Number of Returning Starters/Position Players: 5

Players with 2016 Post Season Honors
Harry Hegeman
, CF/P, 2017 1st Team All State (Yale)
Andrew Krause, C, 2017, 1st Team All State (MIT)
Luke Layton, P/INF, 2017, 2nd Team All State (Pomona-Pitzer)

Players to Watch
Ward Hanser, INF/P, 2017
Justin Curran
, INF/P, 2017
Will Vogel
, OF, 2017
Michael Long
, P/INF, 2019

The Rams are coming off their first baseball state championship in the 99 year history of the school. The Rams will be tested once the district play rolls around, having a challenging conference record and one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the state. Three seniors from last years championship team were named to the All-State team and will look to provide leadership and experience this spring.  CF/P Harry Hegeman, C Andrew Krause, and P/INF Luke Layton will all play a major role in getting the Rams back to the Final Four.  A number of key part-time players from last year's team will be asked to take on larger roles this year, including IF/P Ward Hanser, IF/P Justin Curran, OF Will Vogel, and C/P Michael Long. Coach Canavan, in his second year as skipper, will look to the keep the success going this spring lead the Rams back to another state title. 

CLICK HERE, For a complete list of Missouri 2017 Team Previews

High School coaches can request a 2017 Team Survey by email PBR State Director, Shon Plack at, [email protected].

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