Coach Joe Sczublewski awards Jake Thompson with the Dick Seltz Big Nine Player of the Year Trophy. Thompson is the second player from Albert Lea in the last 30 years to win the award. He was also named the team’s MVP. Provided
The Captains Award was presented to Jake Thompson, left, and Parker Mullenbach.
Jake Kilby, left, and Sam Moyer were awarded Most Improved Player for the Albert Lea varsity baseball team.
From left, Parker Andersen (JV), Scotty Gilbertson (ninth grade) and Taylor Heavner (varsity) were presented with the Coaches Award.
From left, Jake Kilby, Jake Thompson, Mason Hammer and Parker Mullenbach were named to the All-Conference and Honorable Mention teams. Missing from photo was Blake Simon.
Mason Hammer was Albert Lea’s batting champion for the 2016 season. Hammer batted .449 with 16 RBIs and eight doubles. He also hit one home run and scored 24 runs for the Tigers.