As many GLC Alumni head towards post-season play and wrap up their regular seasons on the college front, here is a quick look at how all the boys, college and pro, did this week.
Miles Gordon – Daytona Tortugas (High A – Cincinnati Reds)
Gordon continues to play every day for Class A advanced Daytona. This week Gordo added a multi-hit game on Wednesday in a 6-5 extra inning win over the Dunedin Blue Jays.
Adam Hall – Delmarva Shorebirds (Low A – Baltimore Orioles)
Another strong week for Hall as he continues to scorch South Atlantic League pitching. Last Wednesday, Hall had a monster night going 5-6 while scoring four times and driving in two runs. He would follow that performance up with a 2-3 RBI performance the next night as well.
Brettell, the St. Louis Cardinals farm hand, made his first and second outings of the year last week for the Chiefs including a strong two inning, no hit, one strike out appearance in a 4-1 Peoria loss.
Tyler Whitbread – Indiana State
Whitbread leads the Sycamores to yet another sweep this weekend as he made his tenth start of the season on Sunday in a 7-4 win. Whitbread and Indiana State move to 32-9 on the year and have won nine of the ten starts Whitbread has made this year.
Max Wright – Indiana State
The aforementioned Sycamores have continued to roll through the Missouri Valley Conference sitting in first place heading into the last month of the season. Iron-man backstop, Max Wright has started in thirty-seven of their forty-one games and appeared in two others. He leads the Sycamores offensively in RBIs (28), OB% (.418) and is second in batting average (.328). They head to Normal next weekend to face Illinois State and former GLC teammate Dalton Harvey.
JF Garon – Bradley University
The Senior, Garan led the Braves to another perfect week with wins at Illinois, during the week, and a sweep of Missouri State on the weekend. With multi hit games on Friday and Saturday, JF led the Braves offensively while also adding an RBI in Saturdays win. Next up for the 27-13 Bradley Braves is a conference series against Valpo next weekend.
Matt Warkentin – Xavier University
Wark and his Musketeers took another big conference series this weekend in Omaha against Creighton. The steady senior had two hits in each of the Friday and Sunday wins and drove in a pair in both as well. Xavier moves to 9-2 in conference play and with two weekends left they sit atop the Big East.
Jake Wilson – Bowling Green
Wilson finished the week having hit safely in seventeen of his last nineteen games for Bowling Green and has reached base in eighteen over that time span. He continues to back up his reputation as one of the top defensive outfielders in the country by making highlight reel play after highlight reel play week in and week out.
Ari Sechopoulos – College of Charleston
The big fella from Windsor saw action in two games this weekend and walked and drove in a run for the Cougars.
Isaac Deveaux – Utah University
Deveaux made two more starts for the Utes this weekend out west. He has now started fourteen games in his Freshman year.
Noah Skirrow – Liberty University
Skirrow struck out six in a four inning start for the Flames on Sunday.
Jordan Marks – USC Upstate
Jordan was up to his usual tricks this past Friday night in a big Spartans conference win. Marksy went seven strong giving up only one earned and striking out nine on his way to picking up his fourth win of the year. Marks and the Spartans look to keep rolling as they take on Alabama State next weekend at home.
Cal Theal – Niagara University
Niagara native, Theal saw his sixth appearance for the Purple Eagles on his Freshman year on Sunday. Theal went two innings giving up a lone hit.
Griffin Hassall – Kansas State University
The Wildcats Friday night guy in Hassall, hit a little speed bump in what has been a near perfect Freshman campaign to date. Friday against Oklahoma, Griffin went three innings and allowed three earned runs. He takes his 2.81 season ERA into Baylor next weekend.
Kyle Maves – Quinnipiac University
Coming off a monster week where Maves was named Newcomer of the Week in the MAAC conference, Kyle started his twenty sixth game on Saturday in the lead off spot for the Bobcats in a 16-9 win.
Tyrus Barclay – Emporia State
Barclay started behind the plate in two games for the Hornets this week and continued his strong offensive season in doing so. On Sunday in a series clinching win over Northeastern State, Tyrus was two for four with an RBI and two runs scored. As Emporia State heads into their final series of the regular season, the Hornets are primed for a long run through their playoffs led by their leader, Barclay.
Kian Bukala – University of Indianapolis
Bukala saw action in his twelfth game of the season on Saturday for the Greyhounds, going into the game to play shortstop.
Jesse Marks – Adrian College
Marks and the Bulldogs head towards the post season as a favourite to win a DIII Championship as they finish the week with four more wins moving them to 28-6 on the year. Marks has been Mr. Consistent for Adrian out of the pen in his Senior season getting the call eleven times to date. Sporting a 2.29 ERA, Jesse was dominant again this week in two innings of relief striking out two and not allowing a run.
Carter Sanderson – Alma College
Ilderton native, Sanderson continues to help Alma win as he soars through his Junior season with the Scots. In four more starts this week Carter collected two multi-hit games and reached base in all four starts. In a big conference win on Sunday, Sanderson had two knocks, a walk and scored two runs for the Scots.
Jacob Schuurman – Calvin College
The Knights had a successful week taking four of five games including a big win against in state D2 program, Davenport on Thursday. Schuurman appeared in two games this week including Thursdays win where he threw two scoreless inning while allowing only one hit and striking out four.
Daniel Warkentin – Parkland CC
Huge week for the Leamington native as he blasts through four wins in five games for Parkland College. A week that included three multi hit games, five doubles, five RBIs and his fifth homer of the season, Danny Wark raises his season average to .333 along with a season RBI total of thirty-two in forty games. The 31-12 Cobras head towards the post season with Warkentin leading the way. Quick stop on Tuesday in Mt. Carmel to face off against fellow GLC Alum Noah Myers and the #1 ranked Warriors first.
Jacob Douglas – Garden City CC
Douglas would notch two more relief appearances this weekend for the Broncs including a two inning appearance on Thursday where he struck out two en route to his 8th win of the year.
Jameson Hart – Indian Hills CC
In three starts this week for the Falcons, Sarnia Native Hart, drove in a run, scored two runs and stole a base in two weekend wins.
Jon Burkhart – Heartland CC
Johhny Burk grabbed two more appearances in relief for the Hawks this weekend striking out two in three innings of work. The Campbell commit has appeared in eleven games for Heartland in his Sophomore season.
Garner Spoljaric – Heartland CC
Spolly showed he was human on Saturday with a tough start in his eighth start of the year down at Heartland. Gar’s numbers continue to be amazing as he holds a 2.28 season ERA and has struck out sixty-three in forty three innings.
Noah Myers – Wabash Valley CC
Starting to run out of things to say for Myers and the Warriors as they extend their season record to 45-1 and currently ride a forty-three game win streak. Myers was a doubles machine this week with five in seven games. He would also steal six more bases on his way to setting a new stolen base record at Wabash Valley. He continues to lead the nation in stolen bases with sixty four (without being caught).
Justin Snow – Southeastern CC
Snowsy made two starts this week without allowing an earned run for the Blackhawks. He has struck out fifty six in forty seven innings of work on the year while posting an impressive 2.49 en route to four wins.
Tyler Whalen – Dodge City CC
Whalen, the Hamilton native made his twelfth appearance this weekend for the Conqs. In an inning of work in relief, Ty struck out one and didn’t allow a run.
Spencer Marcus – Dodge City CC
Marcus’ strong Freshman season continued this week as he had two three hit games for Dodge City. In the second game of the weekend, Marcus was 3-5 with three RBI and his ninth homer of the season. He would add a hit in game three before another three hit, one RBI performance on Saturday in the series finale.
Corben Peters – Cloud County CC
Corb saw more action this weekend for the T-Birds against former GLC teammate Jacob Douglas. The Grambling U commit went two innings and struck out one in a 12-7 win for Cloud.
Alex Orenczuk – Colby CC
After a strong week last week, Al started three games for the Trojans as they wind their regular season down. He added a hit and an RBI in a Colby loss on Thursday. Orenczuk and the Trojans finish their conference season up next weekend vs. Pratt CC
Kyle Taran – Bryant Stratton – WI
Another strong week for former GLC INF Kyle Taran. Taran saw action in all five of Bryant and Strattons games and collected four hits and walked four times. In a 4-1 Bobcat win on Friday, Kyle was 2-4 including a double and two runs driven in.
Jason Boulanger – Rend Lake CC
Boulanger picked up two more appearances in relief this week for the Warriors. In impressive fashion on Monday, Bou saw his longest outing of the year when he went three and two thirds scoreless while allowing only three hits and striking out one.
Lawson Burnett – St. Clair County CC
In a busy week at SC4, Burnett made five more starts for the Skippers and had a big day on Tuesday going 3 for 5 in a 14-7 loss to Jackson he would also steal a base and drive in a run in the contest.
Brett Corbeth – University of British Columbia
Big week for Brett out west as he was busy this weekend for the T-Birds. In three separate appearances on the mound, Corb went a combine three innings, gave up one hit and struck out six. In a big 3-1 conference win on Friday for UBC, Corb came into slam the door, striking out the side in the ninth and collecting his second save on the year. Corbeth would also add two runs scored on the offensive side in pinch running appearances earlier in the week.