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All-Herald Baseball Team

First Team

Daniel Bollingberg, pitcher, Lyle-Pacelli

The senior, who was named Class A player of the year, pitched 65 and 1/3 innings as he finished with an area’s best 1.07 ERA. Bollingberg, who will play college baseball at the University of Saint Thomas, struck out 71 while allowing just 65 hits and four walks. At the plate, Bollingberg hit .563 with 8 doubles, 3 triples, 1 homer and 19 RBIs. Bollingberg, who stole 40 bases, was selected to play in the Let’s Play Ball! Minnesota All-Star Series.

 

Lee Bauer, catcher, Lyle-Pacelli

The senior hit .468 with 6 doubles, 3 triples, 3 homers and 41 RBIs.

 

Josh Anderson, first base, Southland

The senior hit .400 with 3 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run and 9 RBIs for the Rebels. Anderson pitched 13 1/3 innings and had an ERA of 2.63 to go along with 16 strikeouts.

 

Alex Ciola, second base, Austin

The senior hit .325 with 3 doubles and 10 RBIs.

 

Nate Conner, shortstop, Austin

The senior hit .501 for the Packers as he had 4 doubles, 2 triples and 7 RBIs. Conner also pitched 24 innings with an ERA of 4.13. Conner was selected to play in the Let’s Play Ball! Minnesota All-Star Series.

 

Adam Fjerstad, third base/pitcher, Hayfield

The junior hit .351 at the plate. On the mound, Fjerstad pitched 56 and 1/3 innings with a 2.00 ERA and 50 strikeouts.

 

James Landherr, outfield, Southland

The senior hit .323 with 2 doubles and three RBIs.

 

Chris Webber, pitcher/outfield, Southland

The junior racked up 43 2/3 innings on the mound as he maintained a 4.01 ERA. Webber struck out 51.

 

Lee Wilson, shortstop/outfield, Southland

The freshman hit .370 with a double and six RBIs. Wilson stole five bases.

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Phillip Zynda, catcher/second base, Austin

The sophomore hit .306 with 1 double and 16 RBIs.

 

Jordan Cotter, second base, Lyle-Pacelli

The senior hit .390 with 3 doubles, 1 triple and 34 RBIs.

 

Braden Kocer, first baseman, Lyle-Pacelli

The senior hit .341 with 8 doubles and 28 RBIs.

 

Seth Peterson, shortstop, Blooming Prairie

The senior hit .349 with 6 doubles and 6 RBIs.

 

Riley Olson, third base, Blooming Prairie

The senior hit .297 with 7 doubles and 11 RBIs. Olson pitched 43 2/3 innings with a 3.85 ERA as he struck out 30.

 

Dominic Dublin, catcher, Hayfield

The junior started every game behind the plate as he hit .333.

 

Adam Younge, shortstop, Hayfield

The senior hit .304 and he also pitched 31 innings a 2.66 ERA and 30 strikeouts.