Following a successful spring, the Wabasso Rabbits baseball team had three players recently named to the All-Tomahawk Conference First Team.
Senior Devan Liebl and juniors Nick Altermatt and Jacob Plaetz were all first-team selections for the Rabbits. Wabasso went 17-8 overall and tied for third in the competitive Tomahawk Conference standings.
In the postseason, the Rabbits advanced to the Section 3A final before falling to champion RRC/WWG. Kasey Kuck of New Ulm Cathedral was named player of the year. Aaron Nesvold of Sleepy Eye and Bob Fink of Springfield were named co-head coaches of the year.
Springfield captured the Tomahawk Conference title with a record of 11-3 (19-6 overall) and Sleepy Eye was the runner-up at 10-4 (12-8 overall). The Rabbits had eight players named to the All-Academic team (3.75 GPA or higher) including Liebl, Plaetz, Altermatt, CJ Theis, Jayden Eis, Caleb Frericks, Ty Kemp and Sam Rabenberg.
Tomahawk Conference First Team - Springfield - Brandon Flock, Decker Scheffler, Tanner Vogel; Sleepy Eye - Colton Gemmill, Carter Brinkman, Avery Stevens, Sam Tessmer; SESM - Sean Salfer, Nathan Schroepfer, Caleb Berg; Wabasso - Nick Altermatt, Devan Liebl, Jacob Plaetz; MVL - Nick Fischer, Alec Gratz; NUC - Kasey Kuck, Josh Seidl; BLHS - Dylan Maiers
Tomahawk Conference Honorable Mention - Kale Meendering (Spr), Carter Cook (Spr), Landon Strong (SE), Alex Woitas (SE), Kyle Windschitl (SE), Alex Buboltz (MVL), Jordan Fischer (MVL), Nate Hauser (NUC), Mark Schommer (NUC), Nathan Schultz (BLHS), David Herrera (GFW)