DALLAS - The Texas Rockies Baseball Organization would like to recognize the program's top performers from last week by naming Adam Rourke, Wallace Archie, and Walker Anderson as the Players of the Week for April 27 - May 3.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Adam Rourke / 14U
Rourke earned his first Offensive Player of the Week honor of the spring by slashing .833 AVG/.900 OBP/.833 SLG/1.733 OPS across four games played in last weekend's King of the Diamond NIT tournament at The Parks at Texas Star. In his ten plate appearances on the weekend, the Texas Rockies 14U right handed slugger went 5-for-6 with one RBI, five runs scored, four walks, and seven stolen bases.
Honorable Mention: Hudson Nutter (9U), Wallace Archie (12U-Black), Joseph Sargis (12U-Purple), Judge Ellis (14U)
PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Wallace Archie / 12U - Black
Archie (1-0, 3.00 ERA/1.67 WHIP) acquired his first Pitcher of the Week award of the season with two strong starts on the mound for the Texas Rockies 12U-Black ball club in last weekend's King of the Diamond NIT tournament at Randol Mill Park. In his two combined outings on the weekend, the Rockies' southpaw allowed three earned runs on six base hits, walked four, and struck out three while also collecting his second win of the season. Wallace currently leads the program in innings pitched (17 1/3) and ranks fifth in strikeouts (16).
Honorable Mention: Beckett Byrd (9U), Henry Sun (12U-Purple), Judge Ellis (14U), Walker Anderson (14U)
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Walker Anderson / 14U
Anderson attained his first Defensive Player of the Week selection by exhibiting stellar glove work and valiant effort throughout each of his four games played in last weekend's King of the Diamond NIT tournament at The Parks at Texas Star. In twelve total chances on the diamond, Walker recorded nine assists, two putouts, and turned three double plays for the Texas Rockies 14U ball club. The Rockies' defender currently ranks third in the program in assists (17) and double plays (3).
Honorable Mention: Cooper Rabin (12U-Black), Sloan Jefferies (12U-Black), Aiden Page (12U-Purple), Jack True (14U)