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Multiple Teams · Kemba Credit Union Athletes of the Week 5/15/17 – 5/21/17

2016-2017 Lakota West
Kemba Credit Union Athletes of the Week
PAST Athletes of The Week
5/15/17- 5/21/17

Jake Kates
Senior, Baseball
Jake pitched a complete game earning a 7-3 decision over LaSalle  on Thursday to put the Firebirds in the district finals.  Then  in Saturday’s 4-3 win over Springboro for the district championship Kates scored the winning run.  The LaSalle win was Kates ninth in ten pitching outings this year.  He hit safely in both tournament games this week bringing his batting average up to .392 while pitching and playing third base.

Megan Brankamp
Senior, Softball
Megan pitched two complete game tournament wins including an 11 inning marathon spread over two days in the District Final.  In the Championship game, which concluded on Saturday, she singled in what proved to be the winning run in the top of the 11th inning and ended the game with her 9th strikeout of the contest.  This 7 to 6 win over Milford, the 3rd ranked team in Ohio D-1, was Brankamp’s 15th win of the season.