Maple Lake High School baseball player Grant Mergen was recently selected to participate in the 44th Annual 2018 Play Ball! Minnesota High School All-Star Baseball Series from June 21 – 23, in Chaska.
Mergen will pitch for the Metro West All Stars. In the series, six, 16 to 20-man squads play a Round Robin schedule. The teams represent Northern Minnesota, Southern Minnesota, Metro North, Metro South, Metro East and Metro West.
Mergen, a senior, is a pitcher and first-baseman for the Irish baseball team. He boasts a .317 batting average and 17 RBIs so far on the season.
The Tournament is presented by the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association, Play Ball! MN, B.I.G Athletics, and Cambria.