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2015 Team Preview: Dodge City



By Sean McCann
Prep Baseball Report Kansas

As we prepare for the upcoming 2015 high school season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.

Team: Dodge City
Nickname: Red Demons
Class: 6A
League: Western Athletic Conference (WAC)
Head Coach: Daniel Rogers
Years as Head Coach at School: 5
2014 Overall Record: 14-8
2014 League Record: 5-3
2014 League Finish: 2nd
2014 Post-Season Finish: Lost in regional finals

Returning Starters: 7
Pitchers with 15+ Innings Returning: 1

TOP RETURNERS
Dawson Davis, 3B/C, 2015
Bryce Unruh, SS, 2016
Gideon WellsC, 2016

X-FACTOR
Bryce Unruh.
The 6-foot-4, 180-pound switch-hitting junior shortstop lead the Red Demons in hitting as a sophomore with a .413 batting average landing himself a spot on the all-WAC First Team at season’s end.

KEY PLAYER LOST
Austin Weiser, LHP, 2014. Weiser produced for Dodge City on the mound and at the plate last spring earning all-WAC First Team honors and is now a freshman at Butler County CC.

2015 OUTLOOK:  
The Red Devils return seven everyday starters from their line-up including First Team all-WAC performers senior third baseman/catcher Dawson Davis and junior shortstop Bryce Unruh. In addition, all-WAC honorable mention junior catcher Gideon Wells will, once again, be looked to for production as Dodge City looks to climb the ladder in the WAC standings this spring.

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