Prep Baseball Report

Weekly Diamond Notes

There have been five players named the Porsche Exchange Player of the Week so far this season. This past week’s winner was Elk Grove senior RHP/SS Christian Camacho.

For the week, Camacho put up impressive numbers on the mound and at the plate. On the mound he picked up two wins, going a total of eight innings, surrendering three hits, no earned runs, no walks and struck out 15. At the plate he went 11-for-17 at the plate with five doubles, six runs three runs batted in and four walks.

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Several players narrowly missed out on winning the award this week. Let’s take a look at some of the players around the state who put up impressive numbers last week:


Colton Carr, RHP, St. Joseph-Ogden, 2016
Kankakee CC recruit. Threw a complete game on Monday against Paxton-Buckley-Loda. Went seven innings, allowed four hits, one earned run and struck out six. He one upped his performance on Saturday twirling a complete game shutout on Saturday against Olympia. Went seven innings, allowed three hits, no earned runs and struck out nine. Final line for the week: 14IP, 1ER, 7H, 15K, 2BB and a 2-0 record. His pitching stats so far this season: 42IP, 15H, 55K, 6BB and a 7-0 record. Also, threw a perfect game on April 12th vs Unity.

Brett Whelton, C, St. Francis, 2016
McNeese State recruit. Nominated for Player of the Week two weeks in a row, had another big week at the plate. Went 11-for-15 (.733), 3 2B, 2 3B, 1 HR, 10 RBI, 4 R, 4 BB and 0 K.

Foster Heise, 1B, St. Francis, 2016
North Central College recruit. In six games last week, Heise went 11-for-17 (.647 BA), 2 2B, 1 HR, 11 RBI, 5 BB and 2 K. On the season he is hitting .481 with 7 2B, 1 3B, 4 HR, 27 RBI, 13 BB/HBP and 4 K.

Dillon Weiss, OF, O’Fallon, 2016
In four games last week Weiss went 10-for-14, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 5 R and a HBP. Also, stole five bases last week.

Jake Pomykalski, RHP/1B, Lincoln-Way East, 2017
Illinois Chicago recruit, ranked No. 35 in the Illinois 2017 class. At the plate last week, went 9-for-16, 3 2B, 7 RBI and 2 BB.