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2024 Prep Baseball Iowa High School Preview: Mason City Riverhawks

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: Mason City High School
Nickname: Riverhawks
X: @P2Wbaseball_MC
Class: 4A
Conference: Iowa Alliance (North Division)
Head Coach: Troy Rood
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 23rd year (520-368)
2023 Overall Record: 23-17
2023 Post-Season Finish: Lost in 1st Round to Des Moines Lincoln

# of Returning Starters: 2
# of Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 1
# of Starters Lost: 7
# of Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 5


Justyn Rivera, CF, 2024
Lincoln Berding, SS/RHP, 2026
Gage Ries, 1B/RF, 2026
Bredyen Baker, 1B/DH, 2024 (Coe College commit)
Brayden Miller, 2B/RHP, 2024
Evan Miller, 3B/RHP, 2026
Max Lang, LF, 2025


Dawson Wedeking - Park University
Carter Thomas - Wayne State
Ethen Roberts - North Iowa Area Community College
Kaden Tyler - North Iowa Area Community College


”This will be one of the youngest teams we've had in recent memory. We will have solid senior leadership but several younger players will play a key role this season. Our kids have put a lot of time in and have really bought into training with a purpose.” - TROY ROOD, Head Coach