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2024 Prep Baseball Iowa High School Preview: Waukee Northwest Wolves

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: Waukee Northwest
Nickname: Wolves
X: @NWWolvesBB
Class: 4A
Conference: CIML
Head Coach: Jeremy Heinen
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 2 years (48-34)
2023 Overall Record: 21-21
2023 Post-Season Finish: Lost to DCG 

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


Chris Petersen, RHP, 2024 (St. Thomas commit)
Grant Miller, RHP, 2024 (Kirkwood commit)
Brady Walton, SS, 2024 (DMACC commit)
Gus Ruggle, OF, 2024 (Iowa Central commit)
Sam Johnson, 3B, 2024
Brady Holland, C, 2024 (DMACC commit)
Tyson Schlicher, P/CF, 2024


Anthony Watts - Iowa
Weston Barber - SWICC
Asheton Smith - Kirkwood
Devin Doyle - Kirkwood Carter
Van Horn - Colorado School of the Mines


”I really have enjoyed this team. We have a lot of experience coming back and that has shown in our off-season workouts and it will carry over to our games. This group is hungry to make a run in the tournament.” - JEREMY HEINEN, Head Coach