You voted, you decided…
The MaxPreps and JJHuddle Ohio high school baseball athlete of the week voting for the 2016-2017 school year has concluded.
Each week during the season (regular and post), there was a fan-generated contest to tab a weekly winner. Each winner receives awards (bracelets and certificates).
LAST WEEK OVER 272,000 VOTES WERE CAST!!!
Here’s a look at who won last week and prior:
Week 9 Ohio HS Baseball Athletes of the Week
* Drake Batcho and Andrew Russell, Champion (Warren) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Batcho tossed a complete-game, allowed four-hits and struck out nine in a 2-1 D-III state semifinal win over Clear Fork. Also reached base in 3-of-four plate appearances and had a run scored. Russell threw a complete-game seven hitter and struck out eight in a 1-0 D-III state final win over previously unbeaten Hiland.
* Parker Shannon, Strongsville (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Catcher went 3-for-3 with two RBI and run scored and three stolen bases in a 3-2 D-I state semifinal win over Olentangy Orange. Went 1-for-3 with a run scored in 8-2 state final loss to Jackson.
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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
* 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.
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).
Week 7 Ohio HS Baseball Athletes of the Week
* James Hugland, Chippewa (Doylestown) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
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 (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
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.
Week 8 Ohio HS Baseball Athletes of the Week
* Tyler Brown, Olentangy Orange (Lewis Center) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Senior and Vanderbilt recruit hit a game-winning RBI double in the seventh inning to lead the Pioneers to their first regional title with a 4-3 win over Gahanna in a D-I regional final.
* Andrew Russell, Champion (Warren) (FINAL VOTING RESULTS)
Sophomore pitcher fired a two-hit shutout (K’d four) in a 2-0 D-III regional final win over Chippewa.