Team Preview: Hickman Kewpies

Shon Plack
Missouri Scouting Director

As we prepare for the upcoming 2020 high school season, we will be taking a
preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.

Team: Hickman
Class: 5
Conference: NA
Head Coach: Mason Mershon
Years as head coach at school: 4
Twitter Handle:
2019 Overall Record: 20-14
2019 Conference Record:
2019 Post Season Finish: Lost in District Championship
Team Website: Hickman Kewpies

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers
: 4
Number of Returning Starters/Position Players: 6

Players with 2019 Post Season Honors 

Teague Robertson, UTL, 2020 All-State (North Iowa Area CC)
Kyle Brown, UTL, 2020, All-District (Parkland CC)
Max Bates, P, 2020, All-District
Francisco Villarreal, INF, 2020, All District

Players to Watch
Ray Schroeder, OF/P, 2021
Tyler Stine, C/P, 2022
Jackson Forck, INF/P/C, 2022
Braden Hemmer, 2023

Season Outlook
Hickman returns six position players and four pitchers from last years 20-14 team that fell short in the District Championship.  Teague Robertson and Kyle Brown will set the tone on the mound.  Seniors Max Bates and Francisco Villarreal return this spring after earning All-District Honors in 2020. Watch for sophomores Tyler Stine and Jackson Forck to play key roles for the Kewpies this spring as they look to get back into the state playoffs.


High School coaches can request a 2020 Team Survey by email PBR State Director, Shon Plack at, [email protected].

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