Hardballers receive all-conference recognition
Jacob Cates moves up to War Eagle first team
July 21, 2022
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn baseball player Jacob Cates was named to the All-War Eagle Conference first team for the 2022 season.
The sophomore, who was honorable mention all-conference in 2021, led H-M-S in batting average, hits, double, triples and home runs (tied), and also had the highest fielding percentage (.941) among regulars in the lineup.
Two other Hawks were named to the all-conference teams for the first time. Senior Jordan Ortega was named second-team all-conference and junior Trenton Vollink was honorable mention.
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