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 6 Ohio HS Baseball Athletes of the Week

* JT Korpusik, Lawrence Upper (Sagamore Hills) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Senior catcher went 9-for-11 with 15 RBI, four home runs (including a grand slam), seven runs scored and a double in games against Grand River Academy, Christian Community, Lake Ridge and Horizon Science (4-for-4, eight RBI, two home runs, two runs).

* A.J. Peters, Grove City (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Tossed a no-hitter and K’d 11 in a 10-0 D-I sectional win over Teays Valley.

Week 7 Ohio HS Baseball Athlete of the Week Nominees

* Evan Shawver, Steele (Amherst)
Junior threw a complete-game no-hitter and K’d 13 to break the program’s single-season strikeout record (with 92) in a 4-0 D-I district final win over Midview. The previous record of 88 Ks was set in 1973.

* Carter Bzovi, Wauseon
Threw a no-hitter and K’d 13 in an 11-2 season-ending win over Holgate. Was 2-for-5 with two RBI as well.

* James Hugland, Chippewa (Doylestown)
Delivered a grand slam in the eighth inning for the winning runs in the Chipps 7-3 D-II district semifinal win over Loudonville. Added another home run in a 7-0 district final win over Waynedale.

* Brandon Schamp, Marietta
Senior pitcher K’d 12 as the Tigers won their 15th straight game with a 9-2 win over Unioto in a D-II district final. Schamp threw a no-hitter in a sectional final win over Meigs. The district title is Marietta’s first since 1998.

* Hunter Cohee, Russia
Shelby County League player of the year had four hits, including a home run and double, in a 7-4 10-inning D-IV sectional final win over state-ranked Lehman.

* Treg Jackson, Newton Local (Pleasant Hill)
Pitcher allowed three hits and K’d 13 as the Indians won their third straight D-IV sectional title with an 8-1 win over Troy Christian.

* Sam Wirsing, Madeira (Cincinnati)
Pitcher K’d 10 in a complete-game 4-1 D-III sectional final win over Summit Country Day.

* Brice Stultz, Hilliard Darby
Winning pitcher went 3-for-5 with five RBI, a run scored and a double in an 11-10 D-I district final win over Pickerington Central.

* Kyle Nicolas, Jackson (Massillon)
Senior ace threw a complete-game three-hitter and K’d 10 in a 1-0 D-I district final win over Hoover.


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 Athletes of the Week

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

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

Week 3 Ohio HS Baseball Athletes of the Week

* Sam Sutter, Genoa Area (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Senior threw a no-hitter (on 91 pitches) in a 5-0 win over Fostoria.

* Garrett Wissman, Chaminade-Julienne (Dayton) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Threw no-hitter with nine Ks in his first start of the season – a 7-0 win over Purcell-Marian.

Week 4 Ohio HS Baseball Athletes of the Week

* Lane Flamm, New Richmond (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Threw a no-hitter and K’d 16 in a 4-0 win over Western Brown.

* Collin Sammons, Batavia (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Threw a perfect game and K’d 10 in a 7-0 win over Amelia.

Week 5 Ohio HS Baseball Athletes of the Week

* Reece Robson, Nelsonville-York (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Sophomore pitcher (K’d eight) threw a complete-game and went 3-for-5 with two home runs, seven RBI and a double in a 13-4 win over Meigs.

* Marco DeFalco, McKinley (Niles) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Junior pitcher tossed his second no-hitter of the season and K’d 13 in a 6-0 win over Lakeview that clinched the All-American Conference White Tier title.

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