Cape Central's Ramsey Scott will enjoy his senior season next spring a little more as he has officially signed to play baseball next fall at Maple Woods CC in Kansas City Missouri.
Scott made it official on January 16th and is headed to MCC-Maple Woods to play for coach Kilgore and his Monarch's.
"I chose Maple Woods over some other places after I visited the campus and met the coaching staff," Scott said. They are one of the best junior colleges in the mid west with one of the best coaching staff's. It was a difficult decision but one I am very happy about."
Maple Woods college is located in Kansas City Missouri and has been under the guidance of coach Marty Kilgore since 1998. They have enjoyed a lot of success as they have won five regionals under Kilgore. The most impressive stat from MCC-Maple Woods is that 90% of it's sophmores go on to continue their education while still playing baseball.
"I looked at that stat as well", said Ramsey. "They have quite a few players that have been drafted and I think if I work hard that can heppen." "Almost all of their players at the very least get a chance to play baseball somewhere after they graduate and that was really the deciding factor."
Scott who was a big piece of his high school team who surprised many and won their district last season says he is looking forward to playing his senior season knowing the pressure to get signed by a college is off. "It will be fun just going out there next spring and know no matter what happens I will be playing in the fall", Scott said.
Scott was also a member of the Lids Missouri Bulls 18u team last summer and started almost every game at first base. He usually could be found in the three or four hole and had a nice summer season playing on the very talented Bulls team.
The 6' 5" 240lb Scott led the Bulls in games played with 33 and plate appearances with 96. He had 27 hits and batted .367 with 5 doubles and one home run with 13 runs batted in.
"Ramsey had a great season for us," said Glenn Campbell who helped coach the 18u team last summer. "You can teach size and strength and that's what make Ramsey a great college and possibly even a pro prospect. He drew a lot of attention at many of the tournaments we played in last summer. We're happy for ramsey and wish him well."
"Playing for the Bulls was awesome", Scott said. "The competition we played, the tournaments and college fields we played on were incredible. We saw scouts at every single event and I was actually recommended to coach Kilgore at one of the Bulls tournaments where a scout saw me play. The Bulls coaching staff really challenged me and made me better."
MCC-Maple Woods have had many players drafted most notably former St. Louis Cardinal great Albert Pujols.