2023 CHSAA Season Preview: Cherry Creek HS

Caleb Dameron
PBR Colorado Staff

The Colorado high school season is nearing quickly, and we're here to cover it. Over the next several weeks, leading up to opening day, we'll publish our team previews ahead of the 2023 spring season, touching on programs spanning all state classifications, leading into a countdown through the official PBR Colorado Preseason Power 25 Rankings.

Team: Cherry Creek
League: Centennial
2022 Record: 9-14 / 7-7 Conference
Classification: 5A
Head Coach: Marc Johnson
Years at the Helm: 51

Cherry Creek baseball has been led by coach Marc Johnson for 51 years now and they are still looking to make noise in 2023. This group returns some contributors from last year’s roster which should help them with their overall experience this season. The Bruins have a couple of D1 commits, and are aiming to get production from all classes in this program for a bounce back season in 2023. 



Tommy Marsh: 3B/RHP
22 GP, .313 BA, 1.084 OPS, 22 RBI, 4 2B, 1 3B, 6 HRs
6 APP, 2.85 ERA, 0-0, 19.2 IP, 22 Ks

Reid Johansen: RHP

Ben Steele: 1B/DH
21 GP, .365 BA, .857 OPS, 10 RBI, 2 2B


Eddie Esquivel: OF
19 GP, .317 BA, .890 OPS, 8 RBI, 2 2B, 2 3B, 1 HR

Evan Falke: OF
5 GP, .273 BA, 1.101 OPS, 2 RBI, 1 2B, 1 3B

Brayden Yasuzawa: C
23 GP, .255 BA, .784 OPS, 8 RBI, 2 2B, 1 3B

Cam Larson: RHP
8 APP, 7.27 ERA, 0-0, 8.2 IP, 11 Ks

Paul Hughes: RHP

Will Taylor: LHP

Luke Rose: RHP
3 APP, 3.50 ERA, 0-0, 2 IP, 4 Ks 

11 GP, .286 BA, .809 OPS, 11 RBI, 1 3B, 2 HR, 11 SBs

Impact Underclassmen:

Connor Larkin: 1B/LHP

Sean Goldy: SS
11 GP, .294 BA, .703 OPS, 1 RBI

Wyatt Rudden: RHP

To Keep up with the Bruins, follow @cherrycreekbb on Twitter. 
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