Prep Baseball Report

2018 Team Preview: Lutheran South Lancers

Shon Plack
Missouri 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: Lutheran South HS
Nickname: Lancers
Class: Class 4
Conference: Metro League
Head Coach: Steve Pfund
Years as head coach at school: 10
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2017 Overall Record:  23-9-1
2017 Conference Record:
8-2 (2nd Place)
2017 Post Season Finish: 2nd in State

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

Players to Watch
Justin Budrovich, 2B, 2018, 1st Team All Conference
Vito Orlando, SS, 2019, 1st Team All Conference
Brandon Hager, C, 2020, 2nd Team All Conference
Brendan Kuhlmann, OF, 2019, 2nd Team All Conference
Elijah Schumer. P, 2018, Honorable Mention All Conference

Season Outlook

Last Season, the Lutheran South Lancers lost the Class 4 State Championship game and finished the season with a 23-9-1 record.  This spring they open ranked number three in the MHSBCA Poll.  The Lancers will return six position players and three pitchers from last years team, with a pair of  standout seniors leading the way.  Senior Justin Budrovich earned First Team All Conference honors and senior pitcher Elijah Schumer earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors last season.  They will also feature a pair juniors that earned All-Conference accolades last season in SS Vito Orlando and OF Brendan Kuhlmann.  Sophomore catcher Brandon Hager will return behind the plate after earning 2nd Team All-Conference.  Lutheran South will prepare for another run at state this spring behind this group of all-conference performers. 

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