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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.

Alaska Airlines Baseball Coaches Poll – April 28

NWAC - Alaska Airline Coaches Poll

Alaska Airlines Baseball Coaches Poll
April 28, 2016
Rank
Team
Record (Region, Overall)
Pts
Prev
1. Bellevue 10-2, 27-9 78(7) 1
2. Lower Columbia 11-2, 23-8 50 7
3. Yakima Valley 14-4, 24-12 33 5
4. Everett 7-5, 24-8 32(1) 4
5. Tacoma 9-4, 22-9 29 3
6. Edmonds 8-4, 19-9 26 2
7. Columbia Basin 12-6, 25-9 19 8
8. Skagit Valley 12-4, 19-13 13 NR
Also receiving votes: Mt. Hood 12, Pierce 9, Lane 8, Big Bend 1
Next Poll: May 12

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).

Where are they now- TC Florentine & Cheyenne Barker (Barger)

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TC Florentine

Edmonds Baseball,
2013, 2014
Senior at Santa Clara – NCAA DI, West Coast Conference

NWAC Accomplishments
played two years at Edmonds…As a freshman, Hit .333 with 22 RBI’s and 8 SB’s… Earned 2nd team All NWAC and Gold Glove Honors…As a sophomore hit .341 with 4 HR’s, 38 RBI’s, and 13 SB’s…Earned Gold Glove, NWAC MVP, Baden Player of the Year, and ABCA All American honors…Helped Edmonds win NWAC Championship in 2014…In over 600 innings played accumulated 0 errors…

Santa Clara
AS A JUNIOR (2015): Made 52 appearances and 51 starts, primarily in center field … hit .246 with six doubles, three triples, 15 RBIs, 17 runs scored and 18 walks … 

AS a SENIOR (2016): Appeared in 30 of 34 games thus far…averaging .312 with a .364 on base percentage…Totals 9 doubles (most on the team), 17 RBI’s (2nd on team) with 3 stolen bases.  Santa Clara is currently 16-18 on the season…

Follow TC’s senior season:
WSU Athletics Website
Twitter: @SCU_baseball

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Cheyenne Barker (Barger)

Treasure Valley Softball, 2013, 2014
RS Junior at Eastern Oregon University – NAIA, Cascade Conference

NWAC Accomplishments
Played two years at Treasure Valley…As a freshman hit .569 with 61 RBI’s and 14 HR’s…Earned 1st team East Region and named NFCA All American…Helped Treasure Valley reach NWAC playoffs…As a sophomore hit .582 with 59 RBI’s and 18 HR’s…Earned East Region MVP, named NFCA All American, and Baden Player of the Year… led Treasure Valley to NWAC playoffs this time to Final 3 appearance…

Eastern Oregon University
Red Shirted her first year…This year has started in all 42 games…hitting .341 with 49 RBI’s and 25 HR’s…Eastern Oregon is currently 2nd in Cascade Conference East Standings with a 13-9 conference record

Follow Cheyenne’s Junior season:
CSUN Athletics Website
Twitter: @eoumountaineers

Bellevue Baseball 3rd in latest ABCA Pacific Associations Division Poll

2016
ABCA – Junior College Pacific Associations Division
April 19 Poll

RANK SCHOOL REGION
1 Santa Rosa NorCal
2 Saddleback SoCal
3 Bellevue NWAC
4 Fullerton SoCal
5 Sacramento NorCal
6 Canyons SoCal
7 Edmonds NWAC
8 Glendale SoCal
9 Cosumnes River NorCal
10 Cypress SoCal
11 Tacoma NWAC
12 SJ Delta NorCal
13 El Camino SoCal
14 Mission NorCal
15 Everett NWAC
16 Golden West SoCal
17 Fresno City NorCal
18 Cuesta SoCal
19 Yakima Valley NWAC
20 Cabrillo NorCal
21 Chaffey SoCal
22 Chabot NorCal
23 Pierce NWAC
24 Bakersfield SoCal
25 Butte NorCal

Others:  
NWAC –Lower Columbia, Columbia Basin, Lane.
SoCal – Cerritos, Long Beach Palomar.                               
NorCal – Laney, De Anza, Ohlone.

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.

Where are they now – Teauna Hughes & DJ Gee

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Teauna Hughes

Boise State (Senior)
Mt Hood CC (2013 & 2014)

SENIOR (2016): Started 37-39 games so far this season… batted .529 (9-for-17) with a double, home run, five RBI and four multi-hit efforts over five games at the Husky Classic…went 2-for-4 against Bradley and followed with a 2-for-3 showing at Seattle University that included a double and a game-winning three-run homer (March 5)… hit two homers and drove in three runs against Texas Tech (March 20)… hit a solo homer in series opener against Fresno State (March 29)…posted her second two-HR game of the season in the finale against UNLV, going 2-for-3 with three RBI (April 10).

JUNIOR (2015): Started 47 of 50 games, batting .263 with four home runs, nine doubles and 17 RBI… went 3-for-3 with two solo home runs in win over Montana (March 7)… went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI in the second game of a doubleheader against UNLV (April 7)…had two hits, including a double, in the series finale in Vegas (April 8).
SOPHOMORE (2014): Named Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Southern Region Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row…helped lead the Saints to 39-3 mark and the program’s fourth NWAACC title…batted .481 with 63 hits, 14 home runs and 63 RBI.
FRESHMAN (2013): NWAC South Region Player of the Year…led the league with 21 home runs and 60 RBI…also named NFCA NWAC All-American, to All-NWAC South Region First Team and All-NWAC Tournament Team…helped lead the Saints to a 39-7 record in 2013, including 16-4 in conference play.

Follow Teauna’s Senior Season:
BSU Softball Twitter
BSU Website

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DJ Gee 

Marshall University (Senior)
Pierce  College (2012 & 2014)

2016 (Senior): Started 30-30 games so far this season…used primarily as an outfielder, Gee had a .278 with 35 hits off of 126 plate appearances…scored 20 runs with 1 homerun and 17 RBIs…collected 11 stolen bases with 14 attempt.

2015 (Junior): Appeared in 48 games, starting 45 … used primarily as a outfielder, Gee had a .283 batting average with 45 hits and 14 RBIs during 159 plate appearances … recorded 13 multi-hit games, including four games with three hits … had a season-high two RBIs four times throughout the season … had one home run at Mississippi State (Feb. 21) … collected 12 stolen bases on 13 attempts … finished the season with 26 runs, 12 walks and seven doubles.

Pierce: Helped lead the Raiders to a Northwest Athletic Conference Championship (NWAC) in 2012 … was named First Team All-NWAC in 2012 and 2014 and earned the NWAC West Division MVP in 2014 … was named a First Team All-American … teammate Elliot Morris is currently in the San Diego Padres Organization.

Follow DJ’s Senior Season:
Marshall University Baseball Twitter
Marshall University Website

Alaska Airlines Baseball Coaches Poll – April 14

NWAC - Alaska Airline Coaches Poll

Alaska Airlines Baseball Coaches Poll
April 14, 2016
Rank
Team
Record (Region, Overall)
Pts
Prev
1. Bellevue 8-0, 21-5 78(7) 1
2. Edmonds 4-0, 15-5 52 3
3. Tacoma 4-1, 16-5 44(1) 6
4. Everett 2-2, 19-5 40 2
5. Yakima Valley 10-0, 20-8 35 NR
6. Pierce 4-1, 14-8 23 8
7. Lower Columbia 3-2, 15-8 17 5
8. Columbia Basin 5-5, 18-8 12 4
Also receiving votes: Lane 8, Walla Walla 3
Next Poll: April 28

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.

ABCA – Junior College Pacific Associations Division Baseball Poll – April 5

2016
ABCA – Junior College Pacific Associations Division
April 5 Poll
NWAC RANKINGS ADJUSTED FOR APRIL 7 POLL

RANK SCHOOL REGION
1 Santa Rosa NorCal
2 Saddleback SoCal
3 Bellevue NWAC
4 Canyons SoCal
5 Sacramento NorCal
6 Fullerton SoCal
7 Everett NWAC
8 Cypress SoCal
9 S J Delta NorCal
10 Glendale SoCal
11 Edmonds NWAC
12 Cosumnes River NorCal
13 Grossmont SoCal
14 De Anza NorCal
15 Columbia Basin NWAC
16 Long Beach SoCal
17 Mission NorCal
18 Golden West SoCal
19 Lower Columbia NWAC
20 San Mateo NorCal
21 Cuesta SoCal
22 Fresno City NorCal
23 Tacoma NWAC
24 El Camino SoCal
25 Cabrillo NorCal

Others
NWAC: Lane, Pierce
NorCal: Laney, Chabot, Butte
SoCal:
Santa Ana, Bakersfield, Chaffey