Hellgate's Baldridge repeats as Gatorade Player of the Year

Hellgate's Matt Baldridge (right) celebrates with his team after scoring a goal in the 2017 state championship game.

Hellgate junior Matt Baldridge is once again the Gatorade Montana Boys Soccer Player of the Year.

Baldridge followed up a stellar sophomore campaign by leading Hellgate to its third-straight class AA state championship last season.

To go along with his pair of Gatorade honors, he is also a two-time First Team All-State selection. In the 2017 state championship game he tallied two goals and one assist against Glacier.

On the season, Baldridge scored 21 goals and distributed 9 assists.

The junior maintains a 3.34 GPA in the classroom and is the third consecutive Hellgate Knight to win the prestigious Gatorade award.

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