Leif, Rutledge, Hendricks and Nissen named All State baseball team
BEMIDJI - Bemidji's memorable 25-3 campaign, Blackduck's run to the state tournament and the players who made those successes possible caught the attention of the coaches who belong to the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association.
Those coaches named their All-State team Wednesday and among the players included on the Class 3A squad were Lumberjacks Collin Leif, Cody Rutledge and Mitchell Hendricks.
Among the players named to the Class A All State team was Aaron Nissen of Black-duck. Nissen helped the Drakes advance to their first-ever state tournament where Blackduck finished fourth.
Bemidji gained the state for a state-record 20th time and placed second.