What a season it was in the Class 1A ranks. As a class, 1A teams delivered 14,121 and nearly 19,000 strikeouts, one of the top two marks across all classes. For the second straight season at Merchants Park in Carroll, we’ve seen big upsets and big performances but for yet another year, it was a season full of nothing but pure excitement. Without further wait, here is our Class 1A All-State List, brought to you in part by Victory Mounds.

First Team:

Nash Holmgaard – Newman Catholic Baseball

Pitcher: Tate Mayer (St. Ansgar)

Pitcher: Keegan Streeter (South Winneshiek)

Pitcher: Cael Funk (Edgewood-Colesburg)

Colby Rich (CAM)

Catcher: Max Burt (Newman Catholic)

Catcher: Colby Rich (CAM)

First Base: Nash Holmgaard (Newman Catholic)

First Base: Joe Kauffman (CAM)

Kooper Schulte – Photo Courtesy of The Hawk Eye

Infield: Cael Ortmann (Remsen St. Mary’s)

Infield: Kooper Schulte (New London)

Infield: Austin Hilmer (North Linn)

Tyson Cota

Outfield: Tyson Cota (Kee)

Outfield: Damon Schmid (Kingsley-Pierson)

Outfield: Jacob Schoer (Wapsie Valley)

Outfield: Damon Weber (Kee)

Douglas Taylor – Photo Courtesy of Zach Martin/ Globe Gazette

Utility: Douglas Taylor (Newman) 

Utility: Carter Schorg (Remsen St. Mary’s)

Utility: Lane Spieker (CAM) 

Second Team:

Pitcher: Cory Bantam (Woodbine)

Pitcher: Connor Matson (Lynville-Sully) 

Pitcher: Colten Clarahan (Keota)

Jaxon Bunkers – Photo Courtesy of KLEM

Catcher: William Kiburis (Gladbrook-Reinbeck)

Catcher: Jaxon Bunkers (Remsen St. Mary’s)

Tyson Scott – Photo Courtesy of The Gazette

First Base: Tyson Scott (Lisbon)

First Base:  Hunter Pick (Remsen St. Mary’s)

Jared Hoodjer – Photo Courtesy of Waverly Newspapers

Infield: Evan Neumann (Kingsley-Pierson)

Infield: Dalton Dibert (Kee)

Infield: Jared Hoodjer (Janesville) 

Jack Maznio – Photo Courtesy of the Globe Gazette

Outfield: Easton Hays (Coon Rapids-Bayard)

Outfield: Cael Bridgwater (North Linn)

Outfield: Jack Maznio (Newman)

Outfield: Cade Molyneux (Sigourney) 

Kolton Lyman

Utility: Mason Beechen (North Linn)

Utility: Nick Tscherter (Gladbrook-Reinbeck)

Utility: Kolton Lyman (Rockford)

Third Team

Dereck Santiago – Photo Courtesy of The Hawk Eye

Pitcher: Chase Schultz (Highland) 

Pitcher: Mark Ortner (Don Bosco) 

Pitcher: Dereck Santiago (New London)

Malachi Johnson – Photo Courtesy Dan Holm (Ankeny Fanatic)

Catcher: Malachi Johnson (Ankeny Christian) 

Catcher: Kolben Miller (North Butler) 

Cal Heydon – Photo Courtesy of CBSports

First Base: Cal Heydon (Coon Rapids-Bayard)

First Base:  Corbin Woods (North Linn)

Jaixen Frost – Mount Ayr Record News

Infield: Landon Frost (Don Bosco) 

Infield: Gabe Kopriva (North Tama)

Infield: Jaixen Frost (Mount Ayr)

Justice Wears – Photo Courtesy of The Gazette

Outfield: Cole Frost (Don Bosco)

Outfield: Justice Weers (Tri-Center)

Outfield: DJ Weilage (St. Albert)

Outfield:  Michael Turner (Tri-Center)

Eli Christensen – Photo Courtesy by Dan Holm (Ankeny Fanatic)

Utility: Tim Castle (Newman)

Utility: Max Hillegas (Nashua-Plainfield)

Utility: Eli Christensen (Ankeny Christian)

Honorable Mention:

  • Conner Belener (Kingsley-Pierson)
  • Gabe Kopriva (North Tama)
  • Conor Gruver (Easton Valley)
  • Brycen Wookey (Murray)
  • Gavin Smith (Audubon) 
  • Tim Castle (Newman Catholic)
  • Carson Fuegen (Easton Valley)
  • Eric McGill (Woodbury Central)
  • Bo Schmidt (Sigourney) 
  • Dylan Purdue (Ogden)
  • Elijah Brinkley (Newman)