Under Armour Baseball Player of the Week & NWAC Players of the Week - Week 5
SOPHOMORE • CATCHER
JT Strickler, Rocky Mountain HS / Meridian, ID., went 10 for 22 at the plate with 2 doubles, a triple, 10 runs and 15 RBIs. He also reached base on 5 HBP.
Strickler's .382 batting average is now 8th best in the league.
"JT was excellent this week," said Red Devil coach Eric Lane. "He played hard for his team."
NWAC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK - APRIL 25
Will Smith, Shorewood HS / Shoreline, WA., collected a pair of wins to improve his record to 6-0 allowing only a pair of earned runs in 16 innings with 19 strikeouts.
Smith's 6 wins now ranks 3rd in the NWAC while his 1.12 ERA is 6th best and his 50 strikeouts is 12th best.
"Will competed at a high level all day, said Triton head coach Scott Kelly. "He was in command of all his pitches, when that happens Will is very tough to beat!
NOTE: Vullo Bat Company, based in Spokane, is awarding an personalized engraved bat to each NWAC Baseball Batter of the Week during the month of April. Visit Vullo online at vullobatcompany.com or check out their YouTube video. All bats are hand crafted in the Northwest.