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Prep Baseball Minnesota 2024 High School Preview: La Crescent-Hokah Lancers

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As we prepare for the upcoming 2024 High School season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.


Team: La Crescent-Hokah
Nickname: Lancers
X: @Niedles12
Class: 2A
Conference: Three Rivers
Head Coach: Ryan Niedfeldt
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 4 years (44-23)
2023 Overall Record: 18-8
2023 Post-Season Finish: Lost in Section finals

# of Returning Starters: 5
# of Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 2
# of Starters Lost: 5
# of Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 1


Brady Grupa OF / LaCrescent, MN / 2024



Kale Baker SS / La Crescent, MN / 2024



  • Mayes Boyer, 2025, IF/RHP
  • Alex Von Arx, 2025, OF
  • Mitch Reining, 2025, 1B/LHP


Jack Welch - Luther College


”We have a good nucleus of players coming back. Looking to reload the pitching staff. Need a few underclassmen to step up. If we get timely hitting, play solid defense, and throw strikes - anything is possible.” - Ryan Niedfeldt, Head Coach