Ironwood Ridge standout Jake Engel to play baseball for Dixie State


Jake Engel (Andy Morales/

Jake Engel (Andy Morales/

Jake Engel batted .400 last year with 31 RBIs on nine doubles, a triple and two home runs. The Ironwood Ridge senior committed to Dixie State on Sunday.

“I’m blessed to have the opportunity to continue my baseball career and I look forward to my future at Dixie State,” Engel said on his commitment.

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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here, on and on the pages of the Vail Voice and the Tanque Verde Voice. Contact Andy Morales at



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