The Maple Grove baseball team is preparing for a very challenging 2019 season. Crimson coach Darby Carlson has put together a schedule with five games against teams that participated in the 2018 state tournament.
“This year’s schedule presents an opportunity to face the best in Minnesota baseball,” said Carlson, who is entering his 23rd season as Maple Grove’s head coach. “You get better by playing the best and this year we look forward to a challenging schedule.”
The strength of the 2019 Crimson may be found on the mound with returning All-Conference performers in seniors Dylan Peck (pictured above) and Frankie Volkers. Peck finished his junior year with a 3-1-1 record and a 1.61 ERA. Offensively he posted a .354 batting average and a team-high 21 RBI’s. Volkers produced a 3-1 record, 32 K’s, 1.57 ERA, and a .326 batting average….