Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Five Maplewood Richmond Heights errors hurt their effort.
The Blue Devils were looking for their first championship since 1963, but it wasn't to be. Brentwood baseball claimed the Class 3 District 4 championship Tuesday against Maplewood Richmond Heights; its third district championship in a row. Brentwood picked off MRH pitchers Richard Rasmussen and Zechariah Biship for 11 hits, while MRH got only six off Brentwood starter Bradley Jones. Brentwood made just one error in the game while MRH committed five. See game photos at Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook. MRH led 1-0 after an inning on hits from Daniel Williams and Will Wadsworth, but Brentwood's Steven Sadler singled in the second, and three more hits followed. Brentwood was up 3-1 after two. Join Maplewood-Brentwood Patch for more …
Sunday, April 14, 2013
The baseball Eagles and Blue Devils met for the first time this season.
Brentwood baseball traveled to Deer Creek Park on Wednesday for the first Eagles-Blue Devils matchup. Brentwood took the game 9-4. Maplewood scored first in the third inning, but couldn't make up for the Eagles' four in the fourth. Brentwood left Deer Creek Park with a 5-2 record. The Blue Devils stood at 3-4. The next meeting of the two teams will be at Brentwood Park on April 26. Watch the at bats in the first two innings of the game.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Eagles' opening game is Wednesday at home against Kennedy.
The Eagles are looking for a third district championship in a row this year. Coach Mike Imergoot said it's a young team, but he knows they'll hit. Watch the team drill on fielding balls behind the school on a nice day last week. The season begins for the Eagles on Wednesday at 5:30 at Brentwood Park against Kennedy. See more about Brentwood spring sports:
Friday, March 15, 2013
Josh McGehee already has produced a sports show for the past two years.
Brentwood senior Josh McGehee plans on a career in sports communications, working for a major network. Listening to McGehee speak, it sounds like he's off to a good start. He speaks in complete paragraphs, ending each one on a positive note. “I’ve loved every minute of my Brentwood high school career, and I’m going to miss it a lot,” he said. “I’m just happy that I can end it on a good note with baseball, because we’re going to be going for our third district championship in a row this spring.” McGehee played soccer, basketball and baseball all four years at Brentwood. “I can not, not play sports,” he said. He enjoys baseball for the discipline. “It’s a sport that I believe you must put the greatest work in,” McGehee said. “We have a great…
Friday, March 1, 2013
Brentwood baseball has a nearly clean slate from last year's district-winning team.
Brentwood head coach Mike Imergoot said he has a young team and predicted they'd take some lumps, but said the goal is the state championship. The Eagles head into the 2013 season minus three First Team All-Conference players: pitcher Kevin Smith (Player of the Year), outfielder Tyler Jones and utility player Jesse Sneed. Junior infielder Dylan McGehee was First Team All-Conference, and Imergoot said he's putting him at first base this year. Second-team All-Conference senior Steven Sadler returns as a catcher. The Eagles open at Brentwood Park against Kennedy on March 20 at 5:30 p.m. Read more about Brentwood Eagles baseball:
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The infielder led the Eagles in season hits, singles and RBIs.
Based on Brentwood sophomore Dylan McGehee's stats and overall play, the infielder with a big bat was chosen for the All-Metro 3rd Team. "When compared with other infielders in the area, he is among the leaders in many offensive categories," Brentwood head coach Mike Imergoot said. "He is also a terrific defensive player. His ability to hit with runners in scoring position is outstanding. His future is very bright," Imergoot said. McGehee's season stats:
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Seven Eagles made either first or second-team All-Conference.
Brentwood baseball went 15-8 before losing to South Callaway in Sectionals. Brentwood defeated Valley Park 7-3 to win the district championship. Seven Eagles were selected by the conference coaches to either first or second-team All-Conference in the SCAA. The players are listed below, along with comments from Brentwood head coach Mike Imergoot. First Team All-Conference We focus on the senior who's the most outstanding player in the conference. Kevin by far was the senior with the best overall record in terms of hitting and pitching. I recommended him and we all voted and he was selected overwhelmingly. He's the best senior in the conference by far. Sophomore with a .594 batting average – second in the area. And Tate Matheny is graduating…
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Great pitching was the story for both wins.
Brentwood and Maplewood Richmond Heights both sailed through their first-round district baseball games behind good pitching. Brentwood dominated Crossroads 11-0 in five innings and MRH handled Cleveland 11-3 at the district games at Brentwood Park. MRH coach Jonathan Webb said the star of the game for them was freshman Zech Biship. "He pitched one of the best games we've had this year," Webb said. "When a kid comes out there and strikes out 16, you got a pretty good chance to win." See more photos at Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook page. (Like It!) Sophomore Ryan Vogeli pitched a one-hit shutout for the Eagles. "He faced 16 batters–one above the minimum. Didn't walk a guy and struck out five," Brentwood coach Mike Imergoot said. "That's…
Friday, April 13, 2012
MRH's team of mostly freshmen faced a Brentwood senior pitcher.
Maplewood Richmond Heights’ team of six freshmen, two sophomores and a junior battled Brentwood in the first meeting of the two teams this season. Eagles senior pitcher Jesse Sneed went the distance to get the 8-4 win at Deer Creek Park. See more MRH photos on Maplewood-Brentwood Facebook. See more Brentwood photos on Maplewood-Brentwood Facebook. “Gutty performance on the mound,” Brentwood coach Mike Imergoot said. “Jesse was running out of gas and was really a hero. He was really good early. He got behind in the count, but he came right back, and bulldogged it in the ninth inning.” (There are actually seven innings in high school games.) “Late in the game, my arm was getting a little tired,” Sneed said. He was happy his team backed him…
Monday, April 9, 2012
The Eagles have two of the hot batters in the area.
Maplewood Richmond Heights baseball is underway. The Blue Devils palyed their home opener on Thursday against Midland. MRH scored three in the 5th, five in the 6th, then one in the bottom of the 7th, which wasn't enough to overcome Midland's tally, losing 9-13. See more photos from the MRH home opener on the Maplewood-Brentwood Facebook page, (which you can Like while you're there!) The Devils play John Burroughs on Monday, Hancock on Tuesday, then Brentwood at Deer Creek on Thursday. Brentwood plays Metro at home on Monday and Crossroads away on Wednesday, before the MRH Thursday meeting. Brentwood's Dylan McGehee is batting .706 with 17 at bats and Kevin Smith is at .667 with 15 at bats.