District 2 Pitcher of the Year: RHP John Kranick



By Jacob Gill
Philadelphia Region Director of Scouting

KranickPBR's District II Pitcher of the Year is Valley View's John Kranick. The Keystone-bound righty went 7-1 with a 1.52 ERA, 32 H, 17 BB and 69 K in 53.2 IP. He authored five complete games in his eight starts and registered at least nine strikeouts five times.

Kranick used a fastball at 82-84 with some late comeback action and a solid curveball to lead the Cougars to the LIAA Division 1 title and an appearance in the district championship game. He comes from a baseball family, playing this past season alongside his brothers -- Connor, a 2014 OF, and Max, a RHP/SS who ranks among the top 2016s in the state.

Award winners BY District

PBR District 1 Player of the Year -
PBR District 1 Pitcher of the Year -
PBR District 2 Player of the Year - SS/RHP Eric Grabowski (Lakeland HS, Class of 2013)
PBR District 2 Pitcher of the Year - RHP John Kranick (Valley View HS, Class of 2013)
PBR District 3 Player of the Year -
PBR District 3 Pitcher of the Year -
PBR District 4 Player of the Year -
PBR District 4 Pitcher of the Year -
PBR District 5 Player of the Year - OF/RHP Tony Strasiser (North Star HS, Class of 2013)
PBR District 5 Pitcher of the Year - RHP/IF Brantley Rice (North Star HS, Class of 2013)
PBR District 6 Player of the Year - LHP/OF Nathan Neiderhiser (Bishop McCort, Class of 2014)
PBR District 6 Pitcher of the Year - RHP Ian Stiffler (Somerset HS, Class of 2013)
PBR District 7 Player of the Year - LHP/OF Brendan McKay (Blackhawk HS, Class of 2014)
PBR District 7 Pitcher of the Year - LHP Jared Skolnicki (Keystone Oaks HS, Class of 2013)
PBR Distirct 9 Player of the Year - 2B/RHP Devon Walker (DuBois HS, Class of 2014)
PBR District 9 Pitcher of the Year - RHP/SS Cole Peterson (Johnsonburg HS, Class of 2014)
PBR District 10 Player of the Year - SS/2B Stephen Sada (Saegertown HS, Class of 2013)
PBR District 10 Pitcher of the Year - LHP Adam Bleday (Titusville HS, Class of 2013)
PBR District 11 Player of the Year -
PBR District 11 Pitcher of the Year -
PBR District 12 Player of the Year - SS Jim Haley (Bonner-Prendergast HS, Class of 2013)
PBR District 12 Pitcher of the Year - RHP Dominic Cuoci (La Salle HS, Class of 2014)
PBR Independent Player of the Year - SS Joe Poduslenko (Malvern Prep, Class of 2013)
PBR Independent Pitcher of the Year - RHP Pat Valentine (Haverford School, Class of 2013)

Coming tomorrow: District 3 Player of the Year

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