SL youth baseball team wins gold medal at Iowa Games

Members of the Storm Lake fifth and sixth grade baseball tournament team that won the Lawton-Bronson tournament are pictured from left to right, front row: Nic Slight, Dawson Miller, Brady Engelke, and Anthony Krier. Second row: Manny Chavez, Peter John Peter, Cham Deng, Alex Merten and Jake Heitman. Third row: coach Scott Krier, coach Craig Engelke, coach Paul Merten and coach Lahin Luta.

It has been a great season of baseball, which ended with a gold medal at the Iowa Games for a Storm Lake tournament team.

The team was made up of a variety of boys who were able to play depending on availability or different factors for each tournament.

“We have a lot of great, talented boys in the area who love the game,” coach Craig Engelke said. “They represented Storm Lake well by showing great sportsmanship and camaraderie. They put in a lot of long, hot weekends at tournaments and weekly practices.”

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