Maryland Power 25 Countdown: #3 DeMatha Catholic


Kyle Campbell
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It's hard to believe but the start of the 2020 Maryland high school baseball season is just two weeks away. Every week throughout the season we will release our Power 25, ranking the top twenty-five teams from across the Old Line State. Today we continue our Preseason Power 25 countdown by taking a look at our #3 team, the DeMatha Catholic Stags from the WCAC Conference. We will release one team in our countdown each weekday leading up to the release of our 2020 #1 Preseason Power 25 team on March 19th. Then, on March 20th our PBR Maryland staff will release it's final preseason predictions for the upcoming season as team get ready to square off on opening day later that afternoon.

 

DeMatha Catholic Stags 2020 SEASON PREVIEW

Head Coach: Steve Miller (1st Season) ewff
Mascot: Stags
Conference: WCAC
2019 Record: 18-13
2019 WCAC Finish: Lost to St. John's in the Championship Series. 
Twitter Handle: @DeMathaBaseball
CLICK HERE to view the DeMatha Catholic 
Baseball Website and Schedule


 

2020 PBR MD POWER 25 PRESEASON RANK: #3

 

Returning Starters: 5

Blake Badman (Sr.) C
Jack Bulger (Sr.) C
Alex Greene (Sr.) RHP/OF
James Holladay (Sr.) C
Jake Maske (Sr.) OF

Returning Pitchers: 4

Alex Greene (Sr.) RHP
Tommy Harrison (Jr.) RHP
Hunter King (Jr.) LHP
Mike Morley (Sr.) RHP

 

Returning Players with Post-Season / Pre-Season Honors

Blake Badman - 2019 All-MET, 2020 MSABC Preseason All-State
Jack Bulger - 2019 All-MET, 2019 PBR Maryland Preseason All-State First Team, 2019 PBR Maryland All-State First Team
Alex Greene - 2019 PBR Maryland Preseason All-State First Team, 2020 MSABC Preseason All-State
Jake Maske - 2019 All-WCAC

Key Losses

Clark Burroughs 

Top Newcomers

Jayden Borza (Jr.) 2B
Coleman Calabrese (Jr.) SS
Tommy Harrison (Jr.) RHP
Dwayne Preston (Jr.) OF

 

2020 Key Players

Blake Badman (Sr.) C
Jack Bulger (Sr.) C
Coleman Calabrese (Jr.) SS
Alex Greene (Sr.) RHP/OF
Donovan Teel (Sr.) OF

Players Signed / Committed to College

Blake Badman (2020) - University of Virginia
Jack Bulger (2020) - Vanderbilt University
Coleman Calabrese (2021) - James Madison University
Alex Greene (2020) - University of Virginia
Jake Maske (2020) - Mount St. Mary's University
Donovan Teel (2020) - University of South Carolina Aiken

 

Season Snapshot

Steve Miller takes over a talented Stags program that figures to be one of the favorites to play for the WCAC Championship in 2020. Jack Bulger (Vanderbilt), and Blake Badman (Virginia) return for their senior seasons alongside a healthy Alex Greene (Virginia). Greene’s absence hurt tremendously last year but he looks fantastic and is primed to lead them on the mound and at the plate this season. The transfer of 2021 SS Coleman Calabrese (James Madison) helps sure up the infield and two players that can do a little of everything and should make a difference in the lineup are Jake Maske (Mount St. Mary’s), and Dwayne Preston II. Look for sophomore RHP Tyson Nercessian to also play a key role on the staff this season alongside seniors Cayden Boeskin, John Hilliard and junior Tommy Harrison

 

 

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