WEEKEND WHIG Athletes of the Week
The Whig sports staff selects the male and female Athletes of the Week every Wednesday based on their performances during the previous week. Coaches are encouraged to nominate athletes for the honor.
PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE WHIG
SCHOOL: Rising Sun SPORT: Baseball
POSITION: Center field GRADE: Senior The senior experienced a strong day at the plate for the Tigers on Wednesday, cracking a grand slam in the first inning and adding an RBI double later in the contest to lead his team snap a threegame losing streak by defeating visting C.M. Wright 14-3 in five innings in Chesapeake Division action.
SCHOOL: North East SPORT: Softball
POSITION: Pitcher GRADE: Freshman The freshman enjoyed a big week, throwing a five-inning perfect game with nine strikeouts from the circle and going 3-4 with a triple, two runs scored and an RBI at the plate in a 10-0 win over Patterson Mill on Monday. She then finished 3-4 with a leadoff home run and four RBIs in a 10-0, five-inning win over Joppatowne on Wednesday.
OTHER ATHLETES CONSIDERED: Sydnie Bjork, Perryville (girls’ lacrosse); Gunnar Reynolds, North East (boys’ lacrosse); Bryce Brown, Rising Sun (track & field).