Monday, March 29, 2010

Week 1 KingCo Awards

KingCo 4A Baseball - Players of the Week
Week 1: March 21 - 26, 2010

Crest Division
Player of the Week: Shane Yarnell, Sr., Issaquah
Shane Yarnell, a senior pitcher/first baseman for the Eagles, wins the first player of the week award for the Crest Division in 2010. Yarnell was retired just once in 9 plate appearances, going 5-for-6 with a double, triple, home run and 8 RBI. He also walked three times and scored two runs in Issaquah's wins over Garfield and Eastlake.

Also nominated: Spencer Rogers, Issaquah; Trace Tam Sing, Newport; Sean Penberthy, Skyline

Pitcher of the Week: Jeff Gonzales, Sr., Newport

Newport's senior righthander Jeff Gonzales wins the week 1 pitcher of the week award for an oustanding performance in the Knights' KingCo opening 4-1 win over Redmond on Tuesday. Gonzales picked up the win, allowing just 1 earned run on 4 hits over 5 2/3 innings of work. The senior struck out 8 Mustangs against just two walks.

Also nominated: None

Crown Division
Player of the Week: Zach Naon, Soph., Roosevelt
The only underclassmen to win an award in week 1, Roosevelt sophomore Zach Naon gets player of the week honors for the Crown Division. The Roughrider outfielder finished the week hitting .571, going 4-for-7 with a double, 2 RBI and 3 runs scored for the week. In Roosevelt's 12-11 extra inning loss to Woodinville, Naon was 4-for-5 with a double and 2 RBI.

Also nominated: None

Pitcher of the Week: Trevor Dunlap, Sr., Lake Washington
In shutting out Ballard on opening day, LW's senior righthander Trevor Dunlap earns the Crown Division pitcher of the week for week 1. Dunlap picked up where he left off in 2010, when he allowed just 1 earned run in 10 KingCo innings working out of the Kangs bullpen. The senior allowed just 2 hits and a walk in an 86-pitch complete game shutout. Only one Beaver reached second base, and four were punched out along the way.

Also nominated: Jordan Kynaston, Bothell; Dustin Doucette, Inglemoor; Wesley Russell, LW