Monday, March 30, 2009

Week 1 KingCo 4A Players of the Week

Each week, a player and pitcher of the week will be named for both the Crest and Crown divisions. This award is based on nominations by each team's coach and a voting committee consisting of three KingCo 4A head coaches.

KingCo 4A Baseball - Players of the Week
Week 1: March 22 - 28, 2009

Crest Division
Player of the Week: Spencer Rogers, Jr., Issaquah
Rogers, a junior outfielder for the Eagles who was a first-team All-KingCo 3A outfielder in 2008, is this week's Crest Division player of the week. Rogers homered in a win against Garfield, and homered again in Issaquah's extra inning loss to Eastlake. He finished the week 2-for-5 with 2 home runs and 4 RBI.

Also nominated: None

Pitcher of the Week: Dylan Davis, Soph., Redmond
Davis, a sophomore right handed pitcher, is this week's Crest Division pitcher of the week. In his first KingCo start, Davis kept Newport's offense in check, allowing a run on just one hit over his five innings of work. He walked just one Knight batter while striking out 7 in earning his first KingCo win.

Also nominated: None

Crown Division
Player of the Week: Connor McClure, Sr., Ballard
McClure, the senior second baseman for the Beavers, is this week's Crown Division player of the week. He started his season going 2-for-3 with a stolen base against Lake Washington and followed that up with a monster day against Inglemoor, driving in 5 on a two-run homer in the first and a bases-clearing double in the second. McClure finished the week 5-for-7 with a double, home run and 5 RBI.

Also nominated: Sean Murphy, Woodinville

Pitcher of the Week: Nick Palewicz, Sr., Ballard
Palewicz, a senior right handed pitcher heading for the University of Washington in the fall, is this week's Crown Division pitcher of the week, joining his teammate Connor McClure in receiving the weekly honors. He held Inglemoor in check on Thursday night, allowing just one run on a solo home run over five innings of work, striking out 5 en route to picking up the win for the Beavers.

Also nominated: Stephen Holt, Roosevelt; Blake Lively, LW; Christian Kaiser, LW