Brendan Lacey, Skyline (Sr.)
Skyline’s senior catcher Brendan Lacey is off to a strong start for the Eagles under first-year coach Eric Morgan.
Through six games he is batting .476 with a .520 on-base percentage. He’s recorded two doubles, two triples and nine RBIs.
“There’s not a harder worker or a better teammate then Brendan. He is our senior catcher who does a great job with our pitching staff,” said Morgan.
Cambrie Hazel, Spanish Fork (Sr.)
Last year’s Deseret News 4A softball MVP is tearing it up again this year.
Hazel picked up four victories at the Sunroc Invitational in St. George last week, recording 37 strikeouts in the four outings. She made big contributions at the plate as well as batting .643 as the Dons improved to 6-0 this season.
Hazel has signed to play softball at Dixie State next season.
Brayden Jewett, Viewmont (Sr.)
Defending 5A state champion Viewmont is unbeaten in four matches this season with a 3-0-1 record, and the contribution of this three-year defensive starter is a big reason why.
“He brings a calmness to our back line that provides confidence to the whole team. Brayden leads this team on and off the field and is the definition of a student athlete, with his academics coming first. We feel very fortunate to have Brayden be a part of our program,” said Viewmont coach Spencer Keddington.
Viewmont has only allowed one goal in four matches so far this season, which came in a 2-1 win over Bingham.
Dallin Draper, Delta (Jr.)
The junior sprinter left little doubt who the fastest athlete in Utah is in the opening weekend of the track season at Snow Canyon High School. He won the 100 meters with a time of 10.72, which is .08 faster than his best time during all of 2016.
Draper also won the 200 meters at the Snow …read more
Source:: Deseret News – Sports News