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2024 Prep Baseball Iowa High School Preview: Creston Panthers

Joann Martin
Prep Baseball Iowa

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As we prepare for the upcoming 2024 High School season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.


Team: Creston High School
Nickname: Panthers
X: @BaseballCreston
Class: 3A
Conference: H-10
Head Coach: Brandon Phipps
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 3rd (28-36)
2023 Overall Record: 14-22
2023 Post-Season Finish: Beat first round 3-2 by Glenwood

# of Returning Starters: 9
# of Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 6
# of Starters Lost: 1
# of Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 5


Cael Turner, SS, 2024
Dylan Hoepker, RHP, 2024 (Simpson Commit)
Sam Henry, 1B, 2024 (Ellsworth Commit)
Milo Staver, C/OF, 2024 (SWCC Commit)
Tom Mikkelsen, C, 2027




”This team lead is lead by 7 seniors and 8 juniors. Being my 3rd year as the head coach it has been watching these guys develop over time. They are prepared to make a name for Creston baseball this summer.” - BRANDON PHIPPS, Head Coach