E’Hawks Earn All Conference Diamond Honors
Several members of the Emmetsburg E’Hawk Baseball team earned post-season recognition for their play in the 2008 Lakes Conference baseball campaign. Coach Mike Brennan’s E’Hawks finished their season with a mark of 8-8 in the Lakes Conference and 15-12 overall on the season.
Leading the way for the E’Hawks was senior pitcher Ryan Wuebker, who earned First Team infielder honors. Wuebker sported a .391 batting average during the conference season and had 13 RBI’s, with three home runs for the E’Hawks.
Earning recognition on the Second Team All Lakes Confernence squad were senior Mitch Wagner as an outfielder and junior Taylor Morris as an infielder.
Wagner, the E’Hawks’ center fielder, batted .377 in league games this season, with 11 RBI’s and a home run.
Morris, who saw action as the E’Hawks’ shortstop, batted .394 during the campaign, with 12 RBI’s and five home run shots, and also scored 26 runs during the season.
Rounding out the players receiving recognition for the E’Hawks were Bobby Mortenson and Tyler Kliegl in the infield.
Mortenson, who saw action both in the outfield and primarily behind the plate, batted .317 for the E’Hawks with 13 RBI’s and six home runs during the season.
Kliegl, who played third base and shortstop, batted .340 during the season with 11 RBI’s and had one home run.
The complete 2008 Lakes Conference All Conference teams are as follows:
*Cody Ege, Cherokee
Keith Fandel, E-LC
Adam Hasselquist, LeMars
*Tyler Jones, Cherokee
Greg Anderson, Spencer
Austin Peterson, Spencer
Matt Koch, Cherokee
Taylor Zeutenhorst, Sheldon
Ryan Wuebker, Emmetsburg
Aaron Fisher. LeMars
*Chris Lensing, Spencer
*Kyle Schuett, Cherokee *Ethan Carslon, Spirit Lake *Tyler Candor, LeMars
Matt Gruhlke, E-LC
Kyle Ruehle, Cherokee
Ben Seaman, Storm Lake
Tony Pertzborn, Storm Lake
Marcus Stangl, E-LC
Nick Tjebben, Spencer Michael McCabe, Storm Lake
Taylor Morris, Emmetsburg
Courtney Goodchild, Storm Lake
.Scott Schmidt, E-LC
Mitch Wagner, Emmetsburg
Nick Pulscher, Sheldon
Tim Jones, Cherokee
Tyler Kliegl, Emmetsburg Bobby Mortenson,