Sam Van Fleet
was the hottest hitter in St. Paul City this week, racking up a .562 average, one home run and 14 RBIs. Highland Park
The league's top pitcher this week was the Scots' Sam Elliott
. He won two games and struck out 11 batters.Johnson
's pitching was especially stingy this week, allowing 14 hits and five walks to lead the league in both categories.
Highland Park stole 18 bases this week, adding to its league-leading 36 steals on the year.
There were six hitters that batted over .400 in the league this week. Leading the pack was Jesse Solheid, who hit .571 by going 4-for-7.
Elliott tossed 11 strikeouts this week while on the hill for the Scots, adding to his league-best total of 44.
Van Fleet drove in four runners as Highland Park defeated Minneapolis Southwest
11-1 on Monday. He went 2-for-3 and scored three runs.Matt Ranum
struck out 13 in the Governors' 6-1 win over Humboldt
on May 15. Over seven innings of work, he gave up three hits and one run.Story is based on stats entered in MaxPreps by Tuesday 5am PST each week.