Three Estherville Lincoln Central players received Lakes All-Conference honors after finishing up a 15-10 overall record and a 7-7 mark in league play to tie for fourth overall.
Le Mars won the conference with an 11-3 league record while Spencer and Spirit Lake both finished at 9-4. Emmetsburg and Cherokee also finished with a 7-7 record.
ELC junior Austin Egeland earned first team all-conference honors as a utility player. In league play, Egeland posted a 3-2 record with one save as he pitched 29 innings and had a 1.93 earned run average. He had 25 strikeouts and 10 walks while giving up 13 hits. He also batted .317 with five RBIs.
ELC senior second baseman Alec Wycoff and senior utility player Billy Snyder received honorable mention all-conference. In conference play, Wycoff finished with a .239 batting average and .300 on-base percentage. He had 11 hits with two doubles and seven RBIs while drawing eight walks. He also was 5-for-5 in stolen base attempts.
Snyder batted .270 in league play with an on-base percentage of .357. He had 10hits with one double, one triple and nine RBIs while drawing five walks. He was 3-for-3 in stolen base attempts.
Egeland also earns all-district honors
Estherville Lincoln Central's Austin Egeland earned 2014 Class 2A Northwest Second Team All-District honors as a pitcher for his play this past season.
In six starts and eight appearances, the ELC junior pitcher posted a 3-3 record with one save. He threw 36 1/3 innings during the regular season, giving up 15 runs (12 earned) with a 2.31 earned run average. He had 30 strikeouts compared to 13 walks and four hit batters. Opponents batted .177 against Egeland.
|Lakes Conference Baseball 2014|
|Brady Illg, Spencer|
|Dillon Van Oosbree, Emmetsburg|
|Colan Borschers, LeMars|
|Matt Ellefson — LeMars|
|Keaton Leach — Spirit Lake|
|Blake Rosendahl — Spencer|
|Blake Illg* — Spencer|
|Chase Habben* — Spencer|
|Gavin Kramer — Spirit Lake|
|Aaron Bird — Emmetsburg|
|Keaton Candor* — LeMars|
|Gavin DeVos — Spirit Lake|
|Brady Van’t HulI* — Western Christian|
|Brady Plueger — Spencer|
|Austin Egeland — ELC|
|Tony Eckert* — Spirit Lake|
|2nd Team All-Conference|
|Cameron Leff — LeMars|
|Carter Pollema — Western Christian|
|Dayton Rand — LeMars|
|Cole Thate — Spirit Lake|
|Luke Petersen — Spencer|
|Brett Walker — Cherokee|
|Greg Wesley — Emmetsburg|
|Daniel Van Maanen — Western Christian|
|Connor Voge — Cherokee|
|Luke Jackson — Emmetsburg|
|Joshua Nichols — Cherokee|
|Billy Snyder — Alec Wycoff|
|Spirit Lake Honorable Mention|
|Nile Skogerboe —?Logan Backhaus|