5 players back to the Kossuth County Advance All-Area Baseball Team
A group of five talented players will return to the 16th annual Kossuth County Advance All-Area Baseball first team this season.
Algona’s Cameren Rindone and Bishop Garrigan’s Isaiah Byrkeland make the squad for the third time while Algona’s Aaron Weringa, Wyatt Streit and Tyler Manske all are two-time choices.
The 18-member unit this year consists of nine seniors, four juniors, four sophomores and one freshman. This season’s first teamers pounded out 521 hits in 1,513 plate appearances for a batting average of .344, which included 68 doubles, 22 triples and belted 13 home runs.
In 514 games played in this summer, they scored 378 runs, drove in 330 RBI, had a total of 39 sacrifices and coaxed 229 walks. The squad swiped 215 bases and was hit-by-a-pitch 82 times this season.
See the full team and story in the July 29 Advance print edition. And watch for the all-area softball team in the Aug. 12 edition.