Earned the starting role in center field and played in 46 games with 40 starts ... batted .383 (51-for-133) with 48 runs scored, 12 doubles, one triple, five home runs, 39 RBIs and 14 stolen bases while producing an on-base percentage of .484 and slugging percentage of .602 ... successfully handled 77 of 81 chances (.951 fielding percentage) ... recorded 16 multi-hit games ... went 4-for-4 with a home run, two runs and four RBIs in a win over Hastings on March 20.
Appeared in 41 games making 12 starts ... batted .314 (11-for-35) with a .455 on-base percentage and .571 slugging percentage ...totaled 28 runs, three doubles, six RBIs and a team high three triples ... recorded 18 putouts, 22 assists and seven errors for a .851 fielding percentage ... notched one multi-hit and multi-RBI game.
Prepped at Millard North High School … coached by Dave Cork … was a two year starter and letter winner for the Mustangs… led Millard North to a state playoff appearance in 2019 and a 24-9 record in 2020… played football for all four years.
Born in Omaha, Neb. on May 28, 2002 … son of Ryan and Michelle Blakestad… has two siblings: Seth and Lizzie.