Immediate Release –Sports
May 2, 2017
Sinclair pitcher and catcher earns OCCAC baseball player & pitcher of the week
By Nicholas Huenefeld/OCCAC Sports Information
Dayton, Ohio---Justine Barnes (Lakeland), Racquel Ward (Cuyahoga), Aron Mowery, Kyle Ruehlman and Anthony Savarino (Cuyahoga) comprise the OCCAC player and pitcher of the week recipients in softball and baseball for games played April 24-30.
OCCAC Baseball Co-Pitcher of the Week
Kyle Ruehlman, Sinclair C.C. and Anthony Savarino, Cuyahoga C.C.
Ruehlman (FR/RHP - Milford H.S.), tossed a complete game one-hitter with no walks and nine strikeouts as his team defeated Clark State in his lone appearance of the week. Savarino, a sophomore RHP, also tossed a complete game while allowing just four hits and no walks with five strikeouts to help his team pick up a win over Lakeland.
Ruehlman is now 3-1 this year with a 0.72 ERA and 26 strikeouts over 25.0 innings. Savarino is now 7-0 overall with four complete games and a 1.39 ERA over 51.2 innings. He has struck out 46 batters.
OCCAC Baseball Player of the Week
Aron Mowery, Sinclair C.C.
Mowery (FR/C – Marysville H.S.), batted 10-for-14 (.714) with three runs, two doubles, one triple, one home run, two walks and seven RBI last week. He hit for the cycle in his team's win over Clark State on April 28.
Mowery is now hitting 28-for-80 (.350) with 11 runs, six doubles, two triples, one home run, 20 RBI, nine walks and two stolen bases this year for Sinclair.
Sinclair is 37-11 overall this year and currently ranked 14th in NJCAA Division II. The Pride will host Cuyahoga this weekend in a four game series to determine the conference championship with both Co-Pitchers of the Week facing off against each other.