was the best pitcher in Dual County this week, leading Waltham
. He picked up one win and 10 strikeouts.
The Hawks made the biggest jump in the standings this week, moving from seventh to fifth place in the league thanks to a 3-1 record over the past seven days. Meanwhile, Newton South
fell hardest in the standings, dropping from second all the way to fourth place after going 0-1 in the past week. First-place Lincoln-Sudbury (15-5, 12-4) went 3-1 over the past week.
Waltham's pitching staff dominated this week, allowing only 29 hits and 22 walks, both of which led the league. The Hawks have given up a mere 118 hits on the year, while striking out 115 opposing hitters. Joe Dwyer
is the leader in that category with 38 Ks on the season.
Waltham, the season leader in runs scored at 122, added to its total with a league-high 37 runs this week. Nick Neshe
is the team leader in runs scored with 20, while Jack Leclair
has driven in a team-best 18 runs with his bat.
Waltham's LeClair led the league with six hits this week. He is second in the league with 20 hits this year, and has a .408 batting average.