Prep Baseball Report

2021 Nebraska Team Previews: Bellevue West Thunderbirds

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: Bellevue West
Nickname: Thunderbirds 
Class: A
Conference: Metro Conference 
Head Coach: Jason Shockey
Years as head coach at school: 7th
2020 Legion Record: 27-8


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

  • Dane Toman - South Dakota State University 
  • Connor Schneider - South Mountain CC 
  • Jaxon Jelkin - South Mountain CC 
  • Jack Bland - Allen County CC 
  • Carson Wright - Dodge County CC 
  • Cam Madsen - Wayne State 
  • Jackson Allred - Alabama State University 
  • Gage Allen - Ventura College 
  • Jaden Holman - Simpson College

Top Returning Pitchers:

Dane Toman Jaxon Jelkin Daniel Lester
Jack Bland Robert Wood Gage Allen
Ryan Sullivan     

Top Returning Position Players:

Connor Schneider Carson Wright Cam Madsen Tyler Vanderwerken
Daniel Leser Jackson Allred Jack Bland Gage Allen
Jaden Holman Easton York    

2020 Graduates That Are Currently Playing Collegiate Baseball:

  • Eric Anderson - Southeast CC 
  • Caden Eby - Southeast CC

"We've got a lot of experience back from last year's summer squad and will look to a good core group of seniors to lead us in 2021." - Head Coach Jason Shockey