Team Snapshot: Francis Howell Central HS



2014 Team Snapshot: Francis Howell Central HS

By: Jeff Viles
Prep Baseball Report Missouri
 

As we prepare for our 2014 high school preseason coverage we are going to take a quick glance at teams from across the state.


Team: Francis Howell Central
Nickname: Spartans
Class:
5
Conference:
GAC
Head Coach: Ray Howard
2013 Overall Record: 10-17
2013 Conference Record: 2-8
2013 Conference Finish:
2013 Post-Season: Lost in Districts
Returning starters: 4
Pitchers with 15+ Innings Returning: 2

TOP PLAYERS (Listed Alphabetically) 

Mitch Miller, 2014, INF, R/R
Andy Moats, 2015, C, R/R
Troy Newell, 2014, P/1B, L/L

PLAYERS TO WATCH:

Ben Burns, 2014, OF, R/R
Tyler Kuhlmann, 2015, P/1B, R/R
Erik Webb, 2016, C/SS, R/R

OUTLOOK:   

After a tough 2013 season, the Spartans are ready to get back on the field. The Spartans return 4 starting position players and 2 pitchers that had 15-innings or more in 2013. Francis Howell Central will be led by Seniors Mitch Miller and Lindenwood commit Troy Newell.  Coach Howard is also expecting big production from junior catcher Andy Moats. The Spartans are in a very competitive conference but are ready for the challenge in 2014.

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