Diamond Notes: 2/26 - 3/4

Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

The 2018 high school season is well underway, as teams head into their third week of play. Earlier today, 2018 3B/RHP Hunter Tabb (Acadiana HS, LA) was named the Player of the Week for February 26th – March 4th. This week’s decision was a tough one, as there were several worthy nominees for the honor. We take a look at the other nominations sent in by coaches around the state in this week’s Diamond Notes.

Yesterday saw the update of the Power 25 team rankings, which saw plenty of shakeup at the top of the list, you can view the story HERE.

PBR+, ProspectPlus, and ScoutPlus subscribers can view the complete Power 25 list, HERE.

+ Panola JC recruit, 2018 C/OF is Chris Collet (Holy Cross HS, LA) went 7-for-16 on the week with 10 RBI, 2 home runs, 7 runs scored, 2 double, and 1 triple. To this point in the season he’s hitting .483 with a .571 OBP, 1.571 OPS, 2 HR, 15 RBI, and has scored 13 runs.

+ OF Johnathan Walker (Northside Christian HS, LA) finished the week hitting .417 with 2 doubles, 2 RBI, 3 runs scored, and a .500 on-base percentage.

+ 2019 SS Seth Kerstetter (Ascension Episcopal HS, LA) finished the week 7-for-12 with 2 triples, 5 RBI, 3 runs scored, and 4 stolen bases.

+ Panola JC recruit, 2018 2B Mateo Beltran (Acadiana HS, LA) went 8-for-16 on the week with 8 RBI, 1 HR, and 2 doubles. 

+ 2019 C Beau Kirsch (Acadiana HS, LA) went 7-for-13 on the week with 4 RBI. 

+ 2018 OF Travis Dowden (Central(BR) HS, LA) finished the week hitting .750 with 3 homeruns and 7 RBI.

+ Southeastern Louisiana recruit, 2018 OF/LHP Brant Husser (Central(BR) HS, LA) finished the week hitting .353 with 9 RBI and 7 runs scored. He also tossed a no-hitter, striking out 13 against Newman, as well as hitting a walk-off homerun in the game.

+ 2018 RHP Conner Brunet (South Terrebonne HS, LA) pitched 6 innings in a win, giving up one earned run on five hits, while striking out five, and walking one. 

+ 2020 RHP Cole Cressend (Mandeville HS, LA) tossed a complete game, two-hit shutout as he picked up his first career win, striking out four in a 5-0 victory.

+ 2019 OF Britton Mulhern (Ouachita Christian HS, LA) went 8-for-15 on the week with 2 doubles, 3 RBI, and 2 stolen bases.

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