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2024 Prep Baseball Iowa High School Preview: Waterloo East Trojans

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: Waterloo East High School
Nickname: Trojans
X: @Eastloobaseball
Class: 4A
Conference: Iowa Alliance- North
Head Coach: Eric Jesse
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 5th Season (34-103)
2023 Overall Record: 19-19
2023 Post-Season Finish: Lost in 1st round to Ames (0-1) in 9 innings

# of Returning Starters: 6
# of Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 4
# of Starters Lost: 3
# of Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 5


DeMaris Henderson, C, 2024
Tye Schellhorn 2024
Sam Mills 2024
Maddox Harn 2025
Jonah Helmrichs 2025
Caleb Peters, SS, 2026


Caleb Spooner - Wartburg
Justin Thomas - Grand View University


”With a lot of young players returning from last years squad we have some high expectations and goals for this season. Our strength of the team should be in the box and if we can have some guys grow up on the mound we could potentially have a really good season!” - ERIC JESSE, Head Coach