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Madison West’s Drake Baldwin earns player of year honor on Big Eight all-conference hockey team

February 21, 2019
Madison Memorial's Parker Lindauer (21) and Madison West's Drake Baldwin (9) fight for control of the puck in the 1st period. Madison West hosted Madison Memorial Feb. 14, 2019 in WIAA regional finals at Madison Ice Arena in Madison. STEVE APPS, STATE JOURNAL

BOYS HOCKEY

BIG EIGHT CONFERENCE

ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM

FIRST TEAM

Forwards

Drake Baldwin, sr., Madison West (70 points, 46 goals, 24 assists)

Mack Keryluk, jr., Verona (71 points, 37 goals, 34 assists)

Benett Halbleib, sr., Sun Prairie (68 points, 34 goals, 34 assists)

Parker Lindauer, sr., Madison Memorial (78 points, 29 goals, 49 assists)

Defensemen

Jack Helle, sr., Madison Memorial (32 points, 11 goals, 21 assists)

Jake Osiecki, sr., Verona (19 points, 4 goals, 15 assists)

Bo Bergenthal, sr., Middleton (20 points, 8 goals, 12 assists)

Goaltender

Kaden Grant, so., Verona (2.47 goals allowed per game, .914 save percentage)

Player of the Year: Drake Baldwin, sr., Madison West

Coaches of the Year: Chris Finkler, Sun Prairie; Steve Libert, Madison West; John Mauerman, Janesville Craig/Parker

SECOND TEAM

Forwards

Ben Coulter, sr., Janesville Craig/Parker (44 points, 26 goals, 18 assists)

Tyler Nelson, sr., Madison Memorial (65 points, 29 goals, 36 assists)

Travis Kernen, sr., Sun Prairie (47 points, 20 goals, 27 assists)

Cale Rufenacht, jr., Verona (44 points, 18 goals, 26 assists)

Defensemen

Devin Huie, jr., Madison West (19 points, 7 goals, 12 assists)

Kyle Hanaman, sr., Beloit Memorial (20 points, 15 goals, 5 assists)

Kade Binger, sr., Verona (22 points, 5 goals, 17 assists)

Goaltender

Aidan Wright, so., Beloit Memorial (5.6 goals allowed per game, .895 save percentage)

HONORABLE MENTION

Forwards

Kaden Brunson, jr., Sun Prairie (47 points, 18 goals, 29 assists)

Bryce Schuster, sr., Middleton (39 points, 18 goals, 21 assists)

Charlie Collinge, sr., Madison East/La Follette (12 points, 6 goals, 6 assists)

Walker Haessig, so., Verona (36 points, 17 goals, 19 assists)

Defensemen

Nick Johnson, so., Sun Prairie (23 points, 4 goals, 19 assists)

Nathan Jurrens, so., Verona (15 points, 5 goals, 10 assists)

Beckett Frey, jr., Madison West (14 points, 3 goals, 11 assists)

Goaltenders

Ian Hedican, so., Madison West (2.94 goals allowed per game, .912 save percentage)

Luigi Pugliese, so., Middleton (3.02 goals allowed per game, .900 save percentage)

Owen Leatherberry, sr., Sun Prairie (2.91 goals allowed per game, .889 save percentage)