Maryland Power 25 Countdown: #5 Calvert Hall


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 #5 team, the Calvert Hall Cardinals from the MIAA 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.

 

Calvert Hall Cardinals 2020 SEASON PREVIEW

Head Coach: Lou Eckerl efwf
Mascot: Cardinals
Conference: MIAA "A"
2019 Record: 24-6
2019 Conference Finish: 1st
2019 Playoff Finish: MIAA "A" Conference Champions
Twitter Handle: @CHCBaseball_
CLICK HERE to view the Calvert Hall Baseball Schedule 

 

2020 PBR MD POWER 25 PRESEASON RANK: #5

 

Returning Starters: 7

Antonio Barranca (Sr.) C/UTL
Scott Borgmann (Jr.) P/UTL
Chase Davalli (So.) OF
Alex Khan (Jr.) SS/P
Sami Khan (Sr.) OF
Lamar King (So.) C/1B
Nick Tamberino (Sr.) 1B/C

 

Returning Pitchers: 4

Scott Borgmann (Jr.) P/UTL
Tyler Brown (Sr.) P
Alex Khan (Jr.) SS/P 
Tyler Wright (Jr.) P 

 

Key Losses

Kasey Baumgart P
Grant Duemmel P/3B
Parker Landwehr C/1B
Pete Marchineck P/1B
Garrett McIllhenney OF
Jose Torres SS


Top Newcomers

John Harris (So.) 3B/P
Raymond Infussi (Jr.) OF
Kyle Matheny (Jr.) C
Steven Mufareh (So.) P/2B
Mike Wineke (Jr.) 1B/P

 

Players Signed / Committed to College

Antonio Barranca (2020) - Gulf Coast State College
Tyler Brown (2020) - Wilson College
Alex Khan (2021) - West Virginia University
Sami Khan (2020) - Potomac State JC (WV)
Lamar King (2022) - East Carolina University
Nick Tamberino (2020) - Washington College (MD)

 

Season Snapshot

Calvert Hall ripped through the MIAA "A" Conference a season ago finishing the regular season with a 16-2 conference record and marched through the playoffs unbeaten defeating Gilman 4-2 to win their 11th title in school history and first since 2013. With Jose Torres (North Carolina State), Parker Landwehr (Boston College), table-setter Garrett Mcilhenney (Misericordia), and ace lefty Pete Marchineck (Towson) gone from last year’s championship team, the Cardinals will need some younger talent to take the next step if they hope to repeat. Key power bats returning in the middle of the lineup this season include Antonio Barranca (Gulf Coast CC), Nick Tamberino (Washington College), Lamar King (East Carolina) and Alex Khan (West Virginia). Sophomore Chase DavalliSami Khan (Potomac State), and Scott Borgmann figure to play key roles in the lineup as well looking to get on base in front of them. Look for juniors Owen Liberto, Raymond Infussi, Kyle Matheny, Andrew Wells, Mike Wineke, and sophomores John Harris and Steven Mufareh to crack the lineup throughout the year adding depth to what looks on paper to be a solid one through nine. On the mound, Borgmann and A. Khan return as two key arms for the Cardinals with Tyler Brown (Wilson), and Tyler Wright also figuring to make a major impact.

 

 

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