The Star Tribune 2021 All-Metro Team.
SS/P • Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, senior
A .500 hitter with 10 home runs, also went 6-0 on the mound.
College: Iowa Western C.C.
P • Farmington, senior
Not overpowering, but crafty enough to keep hitters off balance.
College: Concordia-St. Paul
SS • Hill-Murray, senior
Sure-handed with excellent speed and plays aggressively.
College: MSU, Mankato
P/SS • Buffalo, senior
Five-year starter versatile enough to play anywhere on the field.
College: St. Cloud State
CF/P • Bloomington Jefferson, senior
A vocal/take charge leader who can control a game even from center field.
CF/P • Andover, junior
Can beat you in many ways. A .400 hitter with three home runs, stole 22 bases.
SS • Bloomington Jefferson, senior
The best hitter Jaguars coach Jim Geis has had in over 20 years.
College: Northern Iowa Area C.C.
SS • Stillwater, senior
Smooth-fielding shortstop who also can swing the bat. College: North Carolina
P/1B • Stillwater, senior
Three complete-game shutouts to go with 7-1 record with one save.
College: North Dakota State
The Star Tribune’s all-metro teams and Metro Player of the Year were chosen based on nominations from metro-area coaches, conversations with coaches and staff observations.