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Prep Baseball Minnesota 2024 High School Preview: White Bear Lake Bears

Parker Hageman
Prep Baseball Minnesota

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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: White Bear Lake
Nickname: Bears
Class: 4A
Conference:  Suburban East
Head Coach: Ryan FitzPatrick
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 1 (13-11)
2023 Overall Record: 13-11
2023 Post-Season Finish: 2-3 in section play

# of Returning Starters: 3
# of Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 3
# of Starters Lost: 6
# of Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 3


Blake Eckerle C / White Bear Lake, MN / 2025



Isaiah Weber OF / White Bear Lake, MN / 2025



Kevin Zollinger 1B / White Bear Lake, MN / 2025



Evan Newlander OF / White Bear Lake, MN / 2025



Owen Mortimer RHP / White Bear Lake, MN / 2025



Jackson Berg 3B / Hill Murray, MN / 2024



Roman Lachenmayer RHP / White Bear Lake, MN / 2024




Jack Munson - Bemidji State
Liam Fritz - Luther College
Derrick Smith - North Carolina State
Jackson Ogden - Centruy College
Caden Gores - Monmouth College
Jack Setterlund - Concordia St. Paul
Kaden Johnson - Concorida St. Paul
Noah Jacka - DCTC
Eli Reeves - Northwestern College
Connor Stanley - St. Scholastica


"We have a group of players that are currently Juniors that have been starting since they were Freshman. A very hardworking, dedicated group of players. The sky is the limit for them, and they look forward to the challenges that come with playing in the Suburban East Conference." - Ryan FitzPatrick, Head Coach