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Baseball Player of the Week

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Mitchell Cox, Shadle Park HS / Spokane, WA, batted .563 in 4 wins over Skagit Valley last week. Cox 9 hits with 2 base on balls, 4 runs, 2 home runs and 6 RBIs.

Cox is currently 8th in the league in batting average (.429) and tied for 3rd in home runs with 3.


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Lower Columbia freshman Jared Akin, Liberty HS / Hillsboro, OR was named the Pitcher of the Week. Akin was pivotal in a pair of wins last week including a 5 inning shut out against 2nd-ranked Edmonds in a 3-0 LCC win. In 9 innings of work, he allowed 4 hits with an ERA of 0.00.

Baseball Players of the Week - May 17

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Kade Kryzsko, Lower Columbia, Sophomore, Infielder

Kryzsko went 9 of 17 for a .539 batting average in five LCC games last week leading the Red Devils to four wins. He had 2 doubles, 2 triples a home run, 1 walk, 2 HBP and tallied 7 LCC RBIs including 4 runs of his own.

Kryzsko also pitched a win for the Devils and is 4-1 on the season with an overall batting average of .400.

Nathan Hunter, Mt. Hood, Sophomore, Pitcher

Hunter had a 4 hit 9 inning complete game shutout of SW Oregon while mowing down 8 batters on K's. He is now 5-3 on the season with a 4.81 ERA and 41 strikeouts.

Baseball Players of the Week - May 11

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Garret Hull, Spokane, Freshman, Center Fielder

Hull helped lead the Sasquatch to a 3-1 record last week on his .500 batting average. In 16 at bats he had 8 hits and a walk including a 3-run homer and 8 RBIs.

In addition, Hull has played error-free ball in 24 games played.

Dominic DeMiero, Bellevue, Freshman, Pitcher

DeMiero had a nine inning complete game shoutout of Shoreline last week with 8 strikeouts.

He has played a part in 4 of Bellevue's shutouts this season and has posted a 6-1 record with a 2.62 ERA (top 20). His 57 Ks is fifth in the league while his 6 wins is tied for sixth.

Baseball Players of the Week - May 4

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Shane Hanon, Edmonds, Freshman, Center Fielder

Hanon had a dynamite four games series leading the sixth-ranked Tritons to three victories over top-ranked Bellevue. He went 11-15 for a .733 batting average with 3 doubles, 5 runs, 2 stolen bases, 5 RBIs and also reached base another six times on 5 walks and 1 HBP.

Hanon is batting .373 on the season, tied for 6th best BA and has played error free fielding in 29 games this season.

Garrett Westberg, Tacoma, Freshman, Pitcher

Westberg enjoyed a rare feat in baseball with a 7 inning perfect game as he sat down 21 batters, 10 on strikeouts, in Tacoma's 9-0 win over Green River Saturday.

Westberg is now 5-1 on the season for the fifth-ranked Titans with a 3.40 ERA.

Baseball Players of the Week - April 26

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Bowen Ogata - Mt. Hood, Sophomore, Catcher

Ogata helped the Saints to three wins on 6 for 8 hitting (.750 BA) with 2 doubles, 2 runs and 7 RBIs. He also reached base another 4 times on 2 walks and 2 HBP.

Ogata is currently in the league top twenty in batting average (.337) and RBIs (21).

Cameron Walker - Walla Walla, Sophomore, Pitcher-Utility

Walker powered the Warriors to a 1-0 shutout over 5th-Ranked Yakima Valley. He tossed 7 strikeouts in eight innings of work while allowing just 4 hits and 2 walks.

Walker is now 4-2 on the season with a 3.09 ERA and 35 strikeouts (tied 20th).

Baseball Players of the Week - April 18

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Taylor Adams, Tacoma, Freshman, Outfielder

In five wins last week, Adams led the Titans with a .667 battling average on 15 at bats, 10 hits, 7 runs, 2 triples, 4 walks, 5 RBIs and a home run.

Adams' .384 battling average is tied for 7th overall in the league.

Tyler Laird, Treasure Valley, Freshman, Pitcher

Laird was pivotal in a pair wins this past week for the Chukars. He compiled a 0.00 ERA on no hits and 7 strikeouts in seven innings of relief work while notching a win and a save.

Laird is now 2-0 with a save and a 2.03 ERA in 17.2 innings on the season.

Baseball Players of the Week - April 11

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Tanner Parker, Yakima Valley, Freshman, Shortstop

In 18 at bats last week, Parker had a .500 batting average with 7 runs. nine hits, including three doubles and 5 RBIs to help propel the Yaks to four wins over #4-ranked Columbia Basin and Wenatchee Valley.

Parker's overall batting average of .402 ranks 8th in the league. He is 3rd in hits with 35 and tied for 2nd with 10 doubles.

Cody Anderson, Bellevue, Sophomore, Pitcher

Anderson turned in 8.1 scoreless innings and 13 strikeouts in a  3-0 Bellevue shutout of region rival Douglas College.

Anderson is now 4-0 on the season for the top-ranked Bulldogs with a 0.94 ERA (#4 in the league) while his 51 strikeouts is a league best.

Baseball Players of the Week - April 4

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Jake Vieth - Tacoma, Sophomore, First Base

Vieth enjoyed a .600 batting average during 2 games last week, reaching base 6 times (single, double, HR, BB & 2 HBP) with 4 RBIs.

Vieth is currently 2nd in the NWAC with a .513 batting average, tied for 1st in RBIs (23) and tied for 2nd in doubles with 9.

Kyle Keith - Lane, Sophomore, Pitcher

Keith only allowed two batters to reach base in 7 innings with 6 K's in 1-0 win over Linn Benton.  He held potent LBCC batter Colton Cosner (.412 BA) hitless while striking him out 3 times. 

Keith is sporting a 2.14 ERA on the season and is 2-1 with 19K's.

Baseball Players of the Week - March 28

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The NWAC is pleased to announce the Baseball Players of the Week for March 21-28.

Jordan Ross, Spokane, Freshman, Infielder

Ross reached base in 14 of his 18 at bats (11 hits, 2 BB, 1 HBP) in four wins over Clackamas. He tallied 6 runs, 2 doubles and 6 RBIs to go with his .611 batting average on the week.

Ross is currently tied for 2nd in the NWAC in batting average with .500 in 54 plate appearances; tied for 8th in runs scored (14); tied for 2nd in hits (27) and 11th in RBIs (13).

Keenan Lum, Pierce, Sophomore, Pitcher

Lum tossed a no-hitter against Chemeketa, while mowing down 10 batters on strikeouts. A pair of walks and a Pierce throwing error were the only things holding back Lum from a perfect game as he compiled 78 strikes in 120 pitches.

Lum is currently 5th in strikeouts with 26. His overall 2.03 ERA is tied for 22nd best.


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