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Baseball: Champion pitcher named Player of the Week, O’Connor retains top spot

March 18, 2019

Rankings

Team

W-L

Dist.

Prev.

1. O’Connor

15-3

28-6A

1

2. Reagan

15-4-1

27-6A

3

3. Johnson

15-4

27-6A

2

4. East Central

14-5-1

26-6A

6

5. Brennan

13-4

28-6A

8

6. Kerrville Tivy

16-5

26-5A

7

7. Stevens

12-5

28-6A

4

8. Boerne Champion

15-4

26-5A

9

9. McCollum

11-4-1

26-5A

10

10. NB Canyon

14-6

26-6A

NR

Records are through Saturday’s games

Justin Schwirtlich, Boerne Champion: senior, pitcher — Recorded 12 strikeouts and allowed one hit in six innings in the Chargers’ 2-1 victory over McCollum in District 26-5A play.

Game balls

Reagan’s Stayton Ankrom went 3 for 4 with five RBIs and two runs scored in the Rattlers’ 11-4 victory over Churchill.

McCollum’s Johnny Garza went 5 for 10 (.500) with two doubles and five RBIs in three games. He also pitched 2 2/3 innings of relief, striking out six and picking up a save against Harlandale.

Smithson Valley freshman outfielder Kasen Wells was 8 for 12 (.667) with five runs, three RBIs and two stolen bases in three games.

David Hinojosa

Coaches may nominate players at dhinojosa@express-news.net