NWAC & Under Armour Softball Athletes of the Week - Week 6
SOPHOMORE • OUTFIELDER
Mary Schorn, Banks HS, Banks, OR.
Two-sport standout Mary Schorn improved upon a great season with an impressive hitting display against division rival Clackamas. Schorn finished the series 4/5 with 4 home runs and 7 RBIs to help Clark get a split with the Cougars. She currently leads the NWAC in batting average and on base percentage (.573/.650) while slugging a respectable .979.
"Mary has been an incredible player at the plate for us," said Penguin head coach Bryan Blehm. "She is 3rd on the NWAC list for batting average with a .545 BA and 5th on the list for stolen bases. For our team she leads almost every category and has a .943 SLG"
NWAC ATHLETES OF THE WEEK - MAY 1
McKenzie Pierce, Sam Barlow HS, Gresham, OR.
Mt. Hood’s sophomore ace finished another outstanding week with 4 wins on 3 starts against 6th ranked Lower Columbia and SW Oregon. Pierce threw 21 innings but only gave up 5 earned runs to add to her league leading 22 wins. She also leads the NWAC in complete games and innings pitched. Mt. Hood moves to 20-0 in the South and 26-5 thanks to her consistent outings in the circle.
"With the wins this past week, McKenzie moved herself into first place in the Mt. Hood record books for wins in a single season," said Saints head coach Brittany Hendrickson. "I am so proud of her for all she has accomplished on and off the field at Mt. Hood! McKenzie is determined, passionate, confident and very hard working! That is why she succeeds and will continue to do so in life."
NOTE: Vullo Bat Company, based in Mead, Washington, is awarding a Vullo bat engraved with the student athlete's name to each NWAC Baseball and Softball Batter of the Week. Visit Vullo online at vullobatcompany.com and check out their social media pages on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. All bats are hand crafted in the Northwest.