West PAC names all-conference picks
IM’s Julian baseball player of the year; Mongrain 1st-team softball
IRON MOUNTAIN — The West PAC Conference baseball and softball all-conference teams were recently selected, with a number of Iron Mountain players receiving recognition.
In baseball, senior Blake Julian was selected as player of the year, while sophomore Carson McLean was named the conference’s pitcher of the year. Mountaineers head coach Paul Julian was selected as coach of the year.
First team picks for baseball included Iron Mountain seniors Bryce Pietrantonio, Ian Anderson and Jurgen Kleiman. Second team selections for the Mountaineers were senior Caleb Evosevich-Hynes and sophomore Evan Haferkorn.
Iron Mountain freshman Niko Burgoon received honorable mention.
In softball, Iron Mountain senior Claire Mongrain was a first team selection, while junior Annslee Runsat was tabbed for honorable mention.
Negaunee senior Katelyn Lammi was named player of the year, while junior teammate Josie Thomson was named pitcher of the year.
The conference coach of the year selection for softball was Randy Carlson of Negaunee.
Kade Farrell, Houghton, Jr.
Brandon Norkol, Houghton, Sr.
Nick Horning, Houghton, Jr.
Keith Judici, Negaunee, Soph.
Carter Kilpela, Calumet, Jr.
Dean Loukus, Calumet, Sr.
Bryce Pietrantonio, Iron Mountain, Sr.
Ian Anderson, Iron Mountain, Sr.
Jurgen Kleiman, Iron Mountain, Sr.
Nicco Lukkarinen, Negaunee, Soph.
Gerald Johnson, Negaunee, Jr.
Tom Voelker, Calumet, Sr.
Dryden Nelson, Calumet, Sr.
Brenton Belanger, Negaunee, Jr.
Jonah Horning, Houghton, Jr.
Caleb Evosevich-Hynes, Iron Mountain, Sr.
Evan Haferkorn., Iron Mountain, Soph.
Niko Burgoon, Iron Mountain, Fr.
Dylan Horning, Houghton, Jr.
Hunter Haanpaa, Negaunee, jr.
Caden Lehto, Calumet, Sr.
Elli Djerf, Calumet, Sr.
Natalie Prophet, Westwood, Jr.
Morgan Carlson, Negaunee, Sr.
Quinn Donnelly, Houghton, Sr.
Ellie Miller, Westwood, Sr.
Allie Radcliff, Westwood, Sr.
Sophie Heinonen, Hancock, Sr.
Larissa Anderson, Negaunee, Sr.
Claire Mongrain, Iron Mountain, Sr.
Allie Ennett, Negaunee, Sr.
Payton Manninen, Ishpeming, Fr.
Kaisa Salani, Hancock, Soph.
Mackenzie Ekdahl, Houghton, Jr.
Megan Marta, Westwood, Fr.
Jana Loukus, Calumet, Jr.
Morgan Erkkila, Calumet, Sr.
Lilly Nelson, Negaunee, Jr.
Olivia Corp, Ishpeming, Jr.
Taylor Vertin, Calumet, Sr.
Alexia Basner, Gwinn, Sr.
Kaydence Kilpela, Hancock, Jr.
Isabella Cleary, Houghton, Sr.
Annslee Runsat, Iron Mountain, Jr.
Hailey Hytinen, Ishpeming, Jr.
Sierra Hendrickson, Negaunee, Sr.
Jenna Wealton, Westwood, Sr.