The 2021 Heart O’ Lakes All-Conference Team, individual award winners, and honorable Mention players were announced in a press release Tuesday, June 15.

The Perham Yellowjackets finished conference play with a perfect 12-0 record. The Jackets reached the Section 8AA championship game, but were denied a state tournament berth by Wadena-Deer Creek 3-2 in extra innings.

Perham had a league-high four all-conference players, four earning honorable mentions, plus the two individual award winners, Finn Diggins the Most Outstanding Pitcher and Most Valuable Player Chaz Melvin.

Breckenridge and Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton tied for second place in the HOL with matching records of 8-4.

Finn Diggins pitches for the Yellowjackets in their 18-2 victory over Breckenridge Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Deer Creek. (Meghan Perry / Focus)
Finn Diggins pitches for the Yellowjackets in their 18-2 victory over Breckenridge Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Deer Creek. (Meghan Perry / Focus)

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HOL Baseball Awards

Individuals

Most Valuable Player - Chaz Melvin - Plveerham

Most Outstanding Pitcher - Finn Diggins - Perham

All-Conference

Perham

Chaz Melvin

Ben Shumansky

Andrew Smith

Logan Pulju

Breckenridge

Cooper Yaggie

Connor Twidwell

Jared Arnold

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton

Jordan Summers

Brandon Watt

Austin Anderson

Pelican Rapids

McHale Korf

Weston Funk

Frazee

Brock Barlund

Scott Seim

Hawley

Gavin Klevgaard

Barnesville

Carson Hagen



Honorable Mention

Perham

Rian Solberg

Jacob McCallister

Austin Aanenson

Gage Germolus

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton

Colby Schreiber

Pelican Rapids

Carson McNeal

Luke Sjolie

Frazee

Borden Fleisher

Brandon Nguyen

Hawley

Alex Bratsch

Bailey Tomson

FINAL HOL STANDINGS

Perham 12-0

Breckenridge 8-4

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 8-4

Pelican Rapids 4-8

Frazee 4-8

Hawley 3-9

Barnesville 3-9

Read more stories by Robert Williams here.