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Libertys Boldt becomes a Ram

Liberty High’s Alec Boldt signs with Cornell College
Liberty High’s Alec Boldt awaits the arrival of the ball as Iowa City West High’s Jason Strunk slides into second base. Boldt recently signed a letter of intent to play football and baseball for Cornell College in Mount Vernon. (file photo by Chris Umscheid)

NORTH LIBERTY– Liberty High senior Alec Boldt recently signed a Letter of Intent to play football and baseball for the Cornell College Rams, in Mount Vernon.
Boldt made two solo tackles for the Bolts last season, both quarterback sacks and both for a loss of yards, as part of a 7-3 campaign that ended in the first round of Class 3A postseason play with a 14-7 loss to Solon.
He was a starter in 31 baseball games for the Lightning last year and appeared in 41 games with a .202 batting average. Boldt had 23 hits, including one homer, one triple and three doubles in 114 at bats. He scored 20 runs and drove in 20 more, walked 29 times, and stole three bases. Boldt made eight assists and 181 put outs last season with a .974 fielding percentage. Liberty High finished the season at 23-18 after falling, 7-5, to the Valley, West Des Moines Tigers in a Class 4A substate semifinal game at Mount Mercy University, in Cedar Rapids.