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Muenzhuber, Berger, Klimek earn team awards for Osakis

Silverstreaks get young players a lot of experience.

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Osakis freshman Ben Berger delivers a pitch at Parkers Prairie on May 13, 2021. Berger earned the team's Pitcher of the Year Award after stepping into the role of being Osakis' top starter on the mound for a young group. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)

The Osakis baseball team featured a new-look roster this spring season with a lot of inexperienced players, and the Silverstreaks hope to be able to lean on some of those guys for good things in the future.

Freshman Ben Berger is one of the guys the Silverstreaks believe in a bright future with. Berger earned Osakis’ Pitcher of the Year Award after stepping into a role as one of this team’s top starters.

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Junior Bauer Klimek earned the Silverstreaks’ Golden Glove Award as the team’s top defensive player, and senior Waylon Muenzhuber was the Silver Slugger Award winner as the team’s offensive MVP.

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Muenzhuber and Klimek were both All-Prairie Conference players, while freshman Kyle Mages earned honorable-mention all-conference honors.

Osakis finished the season with a 5-13 overall record and 3-5 mark in the Prairie Conference.

Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.
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