PBR Iowa High School Preview: Clarinda

Chloe Williams
Prep Baseball Report Iowa


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As we prepare for the upcoming 2022 high school season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.

Team: Clarinda
Nickname: Cardinals
Class: 2A
League: Hawkeye Ten
Head Coach: Rod Eberly
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 16 (198-174)
2021 Overall Record: 18-12
2021 League Record: 10-10
2021 League Finish: 6th
2021 Post-Season Finish: lost first round of state tournament 

# of Returning Starters:
# of Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 5

# of Starters Lost:
# of Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 1

Taydn Brown, 2B, 2023
Cooper Neal, INF/P, 2022 
Cole Baumgart, SS, 2024
Wyatt Schmitt, UTL, 2023
Jarod McNeese, 1B, 2022
Isaac Jones, DH, 2023


We return six guys to our lineup this summer with some promising young guys that should fill into our spots nicely. The Hawkeye Ten is a very competative league so we will get tested every night. We are excited to see if we can carry our momentum from last summer into this season.” Head Coach Rod Eberly