was the hottest hitter in the league this week, racking up a .692 average, one home run and six RBIs. His Tri-City Christian
team went 2-0.
On May 10, 2012, the top two teams in the current league standings will go head to head, as Escondido Charter
and the Eagles meet. The White Tigers currently hold a 0.50-game lead over Tri-City Christian for first place. Calvin Christian
's pitching staff dominated this week, allowing only 17 hits and six walks, both of which led the league. On the season, the Crusaders have allowed just 146 hits, while striking out 115 batters. Zach Katje
leads the Crusaders with 61 strikeouts in 48 innings.
Escondido Charter scored a league-best 40 runs this week, adding to its league-leading 159 runs on the season. The White Tigers's key hitters include Jacob Simpson
, who has a team-high 26 runs, and Luke Jackson
, who leads the squad with with 20 RBIs.
Jackson led the league with 14 hits this week for Escondido Charter. His 23 hits for the year are fourth in the league, and he boasts a .359 batting average. Austin Lupo
garnered four hits in four at bats during Santa Fe Christian's 13-3 victory over Escondido Charter on May 3, 2012. He also drove in four runners.