2018 Team Preview: Summit Christian Academy Eagles


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: Summit Christian Academy
Nickname: Eagles
Class: Class 3
Conference: Crossroads
Head Coach: John Gage
Years as head coach at school: 12
Twitter Handle:
@_SCABaseball
2017 Overall Record: 26-3
2017 Conference Record:
8-0 (1st Place)
2017 Post Season Finish: Lost in Sectionals

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers
: 3
Number of Returning Starters/Position Players:
7

Players with 2017 Post Season Honors
Matthew McWilliams, RHP, 2018, 1sst Team All State (Wichita State)
Luke Moehle, C, 2018, 1st Team All-State
Elijah Rash, RHP/SS, 2019, 1st Team All-State
Russell Cook, 3B, 2018, 1st Team All-District
David Beccera, 1B, 2018, 1st Team All-District

Players to Watch
Clayton Medlin, RHP, 2019
Aiden Satterfield, OF, 2020
Blake Roudebush, C, 2019
Zane Vanatta, INF, 2018

Season Outlook
The Summit Christian Academy Eagles open the 2018 season as the number three ranked team in Missouri's Class 3.  The will be lead by a trio of All-State players from a season ago.  Senior RHP Matthew McWilliams (Wichita State), senior C Luke Moehle and junior SS/RHP Elijah Rash all look to build on last years All-State performance and the 26-3 record last season. Also watch for senior infielders Russel Cook and David Beccera to have a major impact this springThe Eagles will have a pair of juniors who will see increased time in RHP Clayton Medling and C Blake Roubebush, while sophomore Aiden Satterfield looks to see time in the outfield. Senior Zane Vanatta will also contribute on the infield this spring.  The Eagles look to repeat as district champions again this spring and compete for the Class 3 state title. 


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