The Lootpress Player of the Week Award sponsored by Mid-State Ford, Little General, Bodyworks and The Law Offices of Brandon Steele, has returned for the second year.
Below are the candidates for the first two weeks of the prep baseball season. Voting will close Thursday, March 30 at 11:59 P.M. The fan vote will be used in the event of a tie. There are also changes to the Player of the Week voting pertaining to the top overall vote getter that you can read about here.
If the the top vote getter has already won a community choice poll, the next leading vote getter who has not won will be named that week’s community choice winner.
In order for a player to be eligible or nominated, the stat keeper or coach must report all scores and statistics. Scores can be reported to Tylerjackson@lootpress.com and Rustyudy@lootpress.com. For team that use GameChanger, please email the full formatted box.
- Colten Tate, Shady Spring – Tate hit .455 in 11 at-bats, hitting a double and a home run. As a pitcher he tossed 5.1 innings, earning a complete game win against Princeton.
- Brayden McClung, Greenbrier West – McClung batted .571 in two games with a team-high four hits and four RBI. He also added a double and a triple.
- James Williams, Independence – Williams batted a team-best .444 with two doubles and a home run that helped him drive in four runs for the Patriots.
- Bo Perisnger, Midland Trail – Persinger struck out 16 batters in his one start, picking up a compete-game win. He also batted .400 in seven plate appearances.
- Grant Cochran, Princeton – Cochran sported a .500 batting average in 12 at-bats, collecting two doubles and a triple for the Tigers.
- Nathan Riffe, PikeView – Riffe was stellar in the box and on the mound. He batted .429 with 12 hits in 28 at-bats, driving in a team-best 11 runs. He also pitched 19.2 innings, collecting a 2-0 record in three starts, striking out 33 batters for a 1.06 ERA.
- Connor Mollohan, Beckley – Mollohan was another two-way standout. He batted .440 with 10 RBI in 25 at-bats while picking up a 2-0 record in 10.2 innings pitched. He allowed just one earned run on the mound.
- Darris Boswell, Greenbrier East – Boswell hit .600 for the Spartans, collecting nine hits and driving in four runs for East.
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