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All-State Baseball: Wisconsin

Updated: March 1, 2012, 10:21 AM ET
By ESPNHS

With spring approaching, ESPNHS has all the info you need on the top high school baseball players in Wisconsin.

We've broken down the state's top 20 players into two teams -- one of position players and one of pitchers. Keep in mind, these preseason selections were determined by a combination of in-season performance and recruit rankings.

See all 51 all-state baseball teams.

POSITION PLAYERS


Josh Baker, University School, 1B, Senior
Hit .532 during a stellar junior campaign.

Bill Brookshaw, Prescott, IF, Senior
Finished junior season with a .492 batting average.

Mitchell Champagne, OF, Coleman, Senior
Solid defender who also is great with the bat (.507 avg.).

Alex Cordova, Merrill, 2B/SS/3B, Senior
Made all-state as a junior after batting .493 on the year.

Blake Correll, St. Thomas More, C, Senior
Hit .365 last season as a junior.

Clark Eagan, Appleton North, 1B/OF, Junior
Three-sport star hit .494 as a sophomore.

Nathan Mikolas, Bradford, OF/1B, Senior
2011 Area Code Games participant; signed with Louisville.

Tyler Oren, Edgerton, SS/2B, Senior
Swiped 22 bases while hitting .400 during his junior campaign.

Nate Ricci, Madison La Follette, 1B/OF, Senior
Hit .420 as a junior; signed with Jacksonville University.

Nate Schmidt, Pardeeville, 3B, Senior
His .573 avg. helped land him on all-state team.

PITCHERS


Kyle Cody, Chippewa Falls, RHP/1B, Senior
Batters hit under .100 against him last season.

John Eagan, Wautoma, SS/RHP, Senior
Struck out 59 and posted a 1.45 ERA as a junior.

Michael Ernstmeyer, Reedsburg, RHP, Senior
All-conference pitcher last season.

Jordan Hass, Pewaukee, RHP, Sophomore
Rising prospect struck out 45 batters in 43 innings as a freshman.

Nate Hoffmann, Sun Prairie, RHP, Senior
Finished 6-2 with a 1.69 ERA as a junior; also tossed a no-hitter.

Sam Hurt, Eau Claire North, RHP/SS/2B, Junior
Solid defender and hitter for 2011 state champs.

Troy Kenkel, Menomonee Falls, LHP/1B, Senior
Tall southpaw tallied a 2.90 ERA with 62 K's last season.

Mitch Voter, La Crosse Central, RHP, Senior
Went 6-1 with a 1.98 ERA during his junior season.

Nick Yenter, Rosholt, IF/RHP, Senior
Finished junior year 9-0 with a 1.45 ERA.

Grant Yost, Appelton North, RHP, Senior
Went 5-0 with a 1.11 ERA during strong junior season.