MaxPreps/JJHuddle Ohio baseball athlete of the week nominees

You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best individual performance this past week?

MaxPreps and JJHuddle are proud to announce that they will sponsor an athlete of the week in baseball during the 2016-2017 school year.

Each week during the season (regular and post), there will be a fan-generated contest to tab a weekly winner. Each winner will receive awards (bracelets and certificates).

How does it work?

Fans will nominate top performances (send emails to and nominees will also be selected from those schools that report stats on MaxPreps. We will announce the weekly finalists (up to 10) on MaxPreps and JJHuddle every Tuesday and voting will be conducted in a special poll. Voting will cease at noon on Monday. The winners (two per week) will be announced the next day along with the next week’s nominees.

Vote as many times as you want. It’s a competition. Vote Now!


Week 1 Ohio HS Baseball Athletes of the Week

* Seth Underwood, Briggs (Columbus) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Had seven RBI in a win over Ready.

* Logan Fuller, Ross (Hamilton) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Threw a no-hitter K’d seven in an 11-0 win over Mount Healthy.

Week 2 Ohio HS Baseball Athlete of the Week Nominees

* Owein Grant, Firestone (Akron)
Threw a five-inning no-hitter and was one walk shy of a perfect game in an 11-0 win over Akron North.

* Drew Huffman, Ross (Hamilton)
K’d 11 and threw a no-hitter in a 5-0 win over Trenton Edgewood.

* Jake Dawson, Adena (Frankfort)
K’d eight and threw a no-hitter in a 10-1 win over Paint Valley.

* Garrett O’Reilly, Olentangy Orange (Lewis Center, Ohio)
Threw a no-hitter and faced just one batter over the minimum (22) in a 9-0 win over Upper Arlington.

* Alec Ward, Kirtland
Tossed a five-inning no-hitter and K’d six in an 11-0 win over Cardinal.

* Derek McDonagh, Troy
K’d nine and threw a no-hitter in a 9-0 win over Xenia.

* Dillon Dingler, Jackson (Massillon)
Senior and Ohio state commit hit a walk-off grand slam to beat Upper Arlington 12-8.

* Braden Decker, Kalida
Had eight hits, six RBI, three doubles, a triple and a home run in a double-header sweep of McComb.

* Jake Schrand, Colerain (Cincinnati)
Senior pitcher K’d a career-high 15 in a 7-2 win over Taylor.

* Vince Armeni, Ursuline (Youngstown)
Had six RBI and two doubles in a 17-4 win over Struthers.

* Nick Eye, Lake (Millbury)
Threw a perfect game and K’d eight in a 6-0 win over Northwood.

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