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Seven Bolts earn MVC All-Division baseball honors

Norris and Frey named to Valley Division First Team

NORTH LIBERTY– Seven Liberty High varsity baseball players garnered Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) Baseball All-Division honors.
Seniors Jacob Norris and Nolan Frey earned Valley Division First Team spots with Norris a unanimous selection. Seniors Sam Funke and Tyler Dahm and junior Ethan O’Donnell were Second Team picks. Seniors Alec Boldt and Isaac Bender earned Valley Division Honorable Mention.
The Lightning finished the short 2020 season with a 10-6 record overall and a 5-3 Valley Division showing. They were denied their first state baseball tournament appearance after falling, 12-3, to Pleasant Valley in a Class 4A substate final on Wednesday, July 22.
Dubuque Hempstead senior Andrue Henry was named the Valley Division Athlete of the Year with Coach of the Year honors going to Hempstead’s Jeff Rapp and his staff.

Mississippi Valley Conference– Valley Division Standings

Conf. Overall
Dubuque Hempstead 13-1 15-1
Cedar Rapids Kennedy 8-4 14-6
Waterloo West High 6-8 6-9
Iowa City West High 5-5 7-8
Liberty High School 5-3 10-6
Linn-Mar 3-7 7-9
Dubuque Wahlert Catholic 3-3 6-6
Cedar Rapids Jefferson 2-12 2-15