Team Preview: Southern Boone Eagles

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: Southern Boone
Class: 4
Conference: Tri-County
Head Coach: Brian Ash
Years as head coach at school: 1
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2019 Overall Record: 18-8
2019 Conference Record:
5-2 (2nd Place)
2019 Post Season Finish: Lost in District Semi-Finals

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers
: 4
Number of Returning Starters/Position Players: 5

Players with 2019 Post Season Honors

Ethan Osborne, LHP, 2021 - Honorable Mention All-State (Southeast Missouri)
Chase Schupp, RHP, 2021 - All-Conference
Carter Karotka, OF/LHP, 2022 - All Conference

Season Outlook

Aiden Andert, C, 2022
Bradly Smith, RHP, OF/INF, 2022
Hayden Steelman, RHP/INF, 2022
Tate John, INF/OF, 2022
Tyson Smith, RHP/INF, 2020
Dalton Begemann, RHP/OF, 2020
Dustin Begemann, INF, 2022
Ethan Hilgedick, 1B/DH, 2020
Jacob Leffert, INF, 2020
Zane Nichols, C, 2020
Sam Bonderer, OF, 2020
Jakob McKee, OF, 2021
Connor Phillips, INF, 2020
Nik Post, RHP/INF, 2021
Grant Hoehne, RHP/INF/OF, 2021

Season Outlook

The Southern Boone Eagles will look to challenge for the district title and make a run at the state Final Four under second year head coach, Brian Ash.  Southeast Missouri commit and honorable mention All-State LHP, Ethan Osborne will lead the way on the mound.  Chase Schupp and Carter Karotka will give the Eagles a top end rotation.  Watch for Tyson Smith to have a break out season on the mound and in the outfield, while several other players with varsity experience will challenge for every-day roles in the line up.


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

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