Player Of The Week- Alwin Duran

Alwin Duran ready to drill a double into right center field.
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The senior at Queen’s Grant High School had himself a huge week on the baseball diamond which clearly earned him the recognition of being selected as this week’s Player of the Week.

In a loss to Corvian he lead the offense by going 3-4, 1 RBI, and 1 steal for the Stallions. Then he followed up with another 3-4, 1 BB, 5 runs, and smacked 3 home runs all grand slams accumulating 13 RBI’s in an explosion against the Sugar Creek Wildcats.

During the season he is packing .559 BA, 19 hits, 6 steals, 6 BB, 31 RBI’s, 6 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, with a .625 OBP, 1.118 SLG%, 1.743 OPS. He is fielding at a solid .826 on 46 attempts, along with being involved in 3 double plays from his shortstop position with 13 putouts. While on the mound, he has a 1-0 record, 4.20 ERA, 8 strikeouts, with opponents hitting .270 OBA, while tossing 184 pitches in 8.1 innings pitched mostly in relief making a positive contribution in a comfortable role.

In the North Carolina Class 1A West Baseball rankings Duran is ranked 1st in RBI’s, Tied for 2nd in home runs, 2nd in SLG%, 4th in BA, and 5th in OBP, making him among the top tier performers in the state in Class 1A competition.

The sports writers at the Mint Hill Times would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Alwin Duran for being nominated based on his on the field performance.

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Ed Berti
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