All Area Spring Sports Teams 25 Jun 18

KDUZ/KARP/KGLB is pleased to announce it’s 2018 Spring Sports All Area Teams…

All Area Softball Team

 

Infielders:

Janessa Berrios, WM, Junior, SS-All Conf, Teams MVP, .410 avg, 25 runs, 5 doubles, 22 stolen bases, 20 RBI, 1 HR, quiet leader, good work ethic.

 

Taylor Vargason, DC, Senior, C-All Conf HM, Captain, .382 avg, 12 RBI, .425 OBP, Does what is best for the team, leader and motivator, great defensive player

 

Alyssa Grutt, Hutchinson, Sophomore, C-Teams clean up hitter, .344 avg, .425 OBP, .310 avg with runners in scoring position, caught every game, All Conf, All Section, one of the teams leaders on and off the field.

 

Rileigh Shackelton, LPHT, Senior, 2B-All Conf, .500 avg, .896 OBP, 2 HR, 5 stolen bases, great defensive player, offensive leader of the team.

 

Jasmin Estrada, Litchfield, Senior, 1B-4x All Conf, All State, hit .544, 10 HR, 37 RBI, 10 doubles, 47 runs scored, amazing hitter, career .500 hitter in 4 seasons starting, 3rd in State History for Career HR (32), helped team to its first winning season in a decade.

 

Hannah Boesche, GSL, Sophomore, 2B/SS-All Conf, .347 avg, 15 runs, 14 RBI, 7 Stolen Bases, great fielder, progressed very well and improved this year.

 

Bree Seagraves, Annandale, Senior, C-Good behind the plate, 4 year starter, 4x All Conf, All State, 380 hitter, 4 HR’s

 

Leah Crown, NYA, Junior 1B-3 year letter winner, was the number 5 hitter in the line up, but lead with team with 29 RBI. She hit .397 on the season with 12 doubles, 1 triple, 3 HR’s and scored 22 runs. She plays a solid first base and had some big RBI’s for us this season. She was also an MRC All-Conference Selection. 

 

Outfielders:

Anna Wagner, DC, Senior, OF-All Conf, Academic All State, 2x All Conf, .421 avg, 16 RBI, 3 HR, .535 OBP, 91% Fielding, great competitor, leader by example, greatly improved.

 

Jasmine Schultz, Hutchinson, Senior, OF/SS-Hit .329 Avg, 21 Runs Scored, great speed to put pressure on defenses at the plate, plus excellent defensively.

 

Rylie Wilner, ACGC, Senior, OF-3x All Conf, All State, .474 avg, .508 OBP, 5 doubles, 2 triples, 2 HR, 18 RBI, 18 Runs Scored, Starred offensively and defensively, holds career records for ACGC in 8 different categories.

 

Halle Jansen, EVW, Sophomore-All Conf, Team MVP, .441 avg, 8 doubles, 2 triples, 2 HR, 22 RBI, athletic three sport athlete

 

Audrey Steinhagen, NYA, Junior-3 year letter winner, hit in the 4 spot for us for a majority of the season and led the team with a .532 batting average. She also had 9 RBI, 1 double, 1 triple, and scored 17 runs. Audrey is not your typical clean up hitter, but was an on base machine and came up with some clutch hits including a game winner against Jordan in extra innings. She spent some time in RF/LF and DP this season.

 

Pitchers:

Lindsey Minnick, ACGC, Junior, P-All Conf, 10-5 record, 89 2/3 innings, 4.80 ERA, 96% Fielding, .455 Acg, .489 OBP, 2 doubles, 2 triples, 3 HR, 13 RBI, ace of the team, helped team to 2nd place finish in Conference, 2nd most wins in school history for a season.

 

Martina Saulsbury, Mayer Lutheran, Senior-3x All Conf, All Star Series Participant, at the plate- .375 avg, .459 OBP, 6 doubles, 1 HR, 23 RBI, 9 Runs, 6 Stolen Bases. Pitching-2.27 ERA, 107 K, 110 innings, 4 year starter, ace of the staff and teams top hitter, big part of the turnaround of ML Softball.

 

Jenna Dolezal, LPHT, Senior-All Conf, Team MVP, 7-3 record, 2.18 ERA, hit .417 at the plate, .451 OBP, overall solid player

 

Brianna Wraspir, GSL, Junior-All Conf, .380 avg, 2 HR, 8 doubles, 15 RBI, 10 runs scored. In the circle threw 11 wins, 136 innings, 4.3 ERA, 91 K’s. Works hard, and makes everyone around her better.

 

Sarah Johnson, Annandale, Senior-22-2 record, 5 year starter, 4x All Conf, All State, MN All Star Game participant, 1134 K’s in career (3rd in state history)

 

Sadie Erickson, NYA, Junior-4 year letter winner, hit in the 3 spot all season long and batted .500 for the season with 4 doubles, 2 triples, 10 HR’s, 25 Runs Scored and had 28 RBI. She was also 9-3 on the mound this season with 44 K’s and a 3.3 ERA. She was voted All-Conference and was the MRC Player of the Year. 

 

Coach of the Year:
Skip Dolan, Annandale-Led Cardinals to #2 seed in the State Tournament, 20+ wins, and a 4th place finish in the Class 2A State Tournament. Retired recently after 31 seasons with the Cards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Area Baseball

 

Infielders:

Gabe Roepke, GSL, Junior, C-Rock behind the plate, All Conf, Clean up hitter, .383 Avg, 16 RBI, 2 HR, 6 doubles, 17 Runs Scored

 

David Kingery, ACGC, Senior, SS-One of the top defensive Infielders, hit .288, led team in runs scored and Stolen Bases, 2nd on the team in hits, also pitched for the team (2-3, 1.35 ERA, 32 K)

 

Noah Bush, HLWW, Freshman, SS-All Conference 1st Team, Teams Offensive MVP, hit .381, 7 Runs, 2 Stolen Bases, hard worker, natural leader as a freshman, took charge defensively.

 

Branden Carlson, Mayer Lutheran, Senior, C-All Conf, All Section, Coach calls him one of the best catchers in the area, hit .362, 5 doubles, 12 RBI, 13 runs scored, 96% fielding

 

Carson Geislinger, EVW, Sophomore, SS-All Conf, Teams top offensive player, hit .415, 17 runs scored, 7 doubles, 3 triples, 1 HR, only 4 errors in the field all year, nice leadoff hitter, understands the game.

 

Lane Glaser, Hutchinson, Junior, SS-Hit .403, 9 RBI, 6 doubles, 16 runs score, 7 stolen bases, .448 OBP, steady player in the middle of the field

 

Cuyler Helwig, Annandale, Senior, 3B/P-hit .464, 6 doubles, 17 RBI, 9 Runs Scored, .530 OBP, Career .392 hitter, also pitched (2-3, 2.68 ERA), playing for MN West next year

 

Ben Lindquist, DC, Senior, SS-All Conf, .333, 9 runs scored, 12 RBI, 3 doubles, 2 triples, 2 year starter, teams most productive offensive player.

 

Andrew Loch, Litchfield, Senior, SS-3 year starter, .356 avg, 25 runs scored, 15 RBI, 12 stolen bases, 7 doubles, 1 triple, .400 OBP, Captain, All Conf, also pitches (2-4, 3.93 ERA)

 

Outfielders:

Carsen Streich, GSL, Senior-Good Offensive Run Producer, One of the top defensive players in GSL history, 2018 All Star Participant, .440 avg, 2 HR, 3 Triples, 8 Doubles, 23 Runs Scored

 

Tyler Schiller, Hutchinson, Sophomore-Hit .500, .600 OBP, 2 doubles, 3 triples, 13 RBI, 16 runs scored, .964 Fielding, great eye at the plate

 

Nick Gustafson, Kimball, Senior-hit .395, 4 doubles, 1 triple, 1 HR, 8 RBI, 7 stolen bases, 20 runs scored, teams leadoff hitter, great defensively, 1.000 Fielding percentage

 

Pitchers:

Chandler Glaeser, GSL, Junior-Go to guy on the mound, 35 K to 9 walks, does a nice job of mixing up pitches to keep hitters off balance, 7-1 record, 1.60 ERA, at the plate hits .274, 14 RBI

 

Kobe Holtz, ACGC-Battled through injuries, 1-2, 2.19 ERA, Bethel commit, 38 K, hit .333 at the plate, led team with 19 hits.

 

Josh Kingery, ACGC-1-1 record, 1 save, 1.85 ERA, 35 K, 11 Walks, Opponents hit only .162, led team at the plate with a .340 avg, 9 RBI, 5 doubles

 

Alex Baumann, Mayer Lutheran, Senior, 2B/p-All Conf, Alternate on All Star Team, All State, overall great ballplayer, playing at U of M Morris next year, hit .389, 3 doubles, 2 triples, 9 RBI. On the mound is 4-1, 1 save, 1.13 ERA.

 

AJ Hinz, Annandale, Senior-4-3 record, 1.72 ERA, 71K to 4 BB, 1 save, 248 career strikeouts, career .353 avg at the plate, playing for MN State Mankato next year

 

Alex Terning, DC, Senior-All Conf, 4-2 record, 2.61 ERA, 26 K, hit .383, 13 Runs, 6 RBI, 3 triples, 3 doubles, top pitcher this year for the team.

 

Owen Boerema, Litchfield, Junior- 7-2 record, 88 K’s, 0.72 ERA, ace of the team, at the plate hit .472, 17 RBI, 21 runs scored, 17 stolen bases, 6 doubles, 1 triple, finished the year with a 26 game hitting streak (3rd in state history), team captain, All Conf.

 

Coach of the Year-Dean Schwirtz, GSL: 2nd place finish in the WCC West, #3 seed in Section, Section Runners Up