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MLC all-conference baseball team announced

Frazee head coach Andy Mekalson, center, was named the 2018 Minnesota Lakes Conference coach of the year. Robert Williams / Tribune

The 2018 Minnesota Lakes Conference All-Conference baseball team has been released.

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton and Frazee led the conference with four named to the all-conference team. Frazee head coach Andy Mekalson was named the coach of the year. D-G-F’s Taylor Irwin earned the most valuable player award.

Irwin hit .483 with a .576 OBP, including seven doubles. He was 2-2 on the mound with an ERA of 3.08 ERA, 25 strikeouts versus only four walks in conference games.

D-G-F won the conference title going 11-3 this summer followed by Frazee (10-4), Breckenridge (9-5), New York Mills (8-6), Parkers Prairie (7-7), Barnesville (6-8), Hawley (4-10), and Pelican Rapids (1-13)

Minnesota Lakes Conference All-Conference Team:


Nathan Leitner

Taylor Irwin

Adam Weatherly

Carter Kohler

Ryan Castor-Honorable Mention


Logan Wacker

Thomas Stenger                                

Tanner Schermerhorn

Tanner Tappe

Jon Hoffman-Honorable Mention


EJ Engen

Tommy Hiedeman

Jack Aigner

New York Mills

Ethan Hendrickx                  

Caden Roberts

Skylar Mursu-Honorable Mention

Parkers Prairie

Matt Ferley                         

Hunter Hagenmiller             

Levi Arnold

Ty Klimek-Honorable Mention

Alex Koep-Honorable Mention


Brady Tweeton     

Brady Martz          

Jackson Wahl-Honorable Mention


Harrison Nord

Donnie Loegering

Sam Wamre-Honorable Mention

Pelican Rapids

Jacob Gottenborg                             

Nick Schermerhorn-Honorable Mention


Most Valuable Player - Taylor Irwin - D-G-F

.483 AVG, .576 OBP, 7 2B, 2-2, 3.08 ERA, 25K's vs. 4 BB's (conference games)

Coach of the Year - Andy Mekalson - Frazee

2018 MLC  Standings

DGF                   11-3

Frazee               10-4

Breckenridge     9-5

NY Mills             8-6

Parkers Prairie  7-7

Barnesville        6-8

Hawley              4-10

Pelican Rapids  1-13

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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