Team Preview: Francis Howell Vikings


Shon Plack
Missouri Scouting Director

As we prepare for the upcoming 2020 high school season, we will be taking a
preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.


Team: Francis Howell
Nickname:
Vikings
Class: 5
Conference: GAC South
Head Coach: Tony Perkins
Years as head coach at school: 25
Twitter Handle:
@howell_baseball 
2019 Overall Record: 17-18
2019 Conference Record: 2nd Place
2019 Post Season Finish: Lost in Sectionals
Team Website:
Francis Howell Vikings

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers
: 6
Number of Returning Starters/Position Players: 8

Players with 2019 Post Season Honors

Matt Schark, 3B/1B, 2020, All-State (Jeff Co)
Matt James,
CIF/P, 2021, All-State
Carson Subbert
, SS/RHP, 2021, All-Conference
Will Doherty
, Utility, All-Conference

Players to Watch

Sam Maddox, Utility/P, 2021
Jacob Mosher, LHP, 2020
Joel Hagely, OF, 2020
Alex Pipes, OF/P, 2021
Gus Hetzel, OF/P, 2021
Jackson Hetzel, OF/P, 2021
Garrett Richardson, 2B, 2020
Jake McCutcheon, UT, 2022
Shane Kearby, LHP, 2021
Mario Colombo, C, 2021

Season Outlook

The Vikings will look to senior Matt Schark to lead the way in 2020.  The junior class will be talented with most of them having varsity experience, which will make the next two years exciting for Viking Baseball.

 

High School coaches can request a 2020 Team Survey by email PBR State Director, Shon Plack at, [email protected].



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