Prep Baseball Report

2021 Nebraska Team Previews: Millard West Wildcats

Brian Feekin
Nebraska Scouting Director


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As we prepare for the upcoming 2021 high school season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.

Team: Millard West 
Nickname: Wildcats 
Class: A
Conference: Metro Conference 
Head Coach: Steve Frey
Years as head coach at school: 6
2020 Legion Record: 10-8




Current Players That Have Made A College Commitment To Play Baseball:

Justin Deremer Southeast Community College
Kale Dumont  Barton Community College
Corbin Hawkins Nebraska
Kyan Lodice Kansas State 
Tyler Merkel Nebraska Wesleyan 
Cade Owens Southeast Community College
Maddux Fleck Creighton 
Devin Jones Creighton 
Sam Novotny Nebraska 

Top Returning Pitchers:

Corbin Hawkins Sam Novotny
Jaxon Cahoy Mason Koch
Drew Deremer Kael Dumont
Justin Deremer Carter Betts
Caleb Lanphear Ben Van Rooyan

Top Returning Position Players:

Kyan Lodice Maddux Fleck
Avery Moore Cade Owens 

Top Returning Assistant Coaches: 

Andy Peacock 

2020 Graduates That Are Currently Playing Collegiate Baseball:
  • Max Anderson - Nebraska
  • Lucas Ballard - South Dakota State University 
  • Seth Claybourne - Southeast Community College 
  • Tristan Gomes - Cat St. Fullerton 
  • Preston Menicucci - University of Nebraska-Omaha 
  • Tyler Ruhl - Kansas State University 
  • Eric Standish - Wayne St. College

"I'm looking forward to this season after nearly two years off from our last Spring baseball game. This year's team has a lot of pitchers that will compete on the mound, a defense that has a lot of speed and hitters that can steal bases and pop a few in the gaps." - Head Coach Steve Frey