was the best pitcher in Rock Valley - North this week, leading Mcfarland
. He won one game and struck out 16 batters.
With a big week, the Spartans jumped into the top 25 in the state rankings. McFarland moved up from No. 35 in the state all the way to No. 23 thanks to a 2-0 record over the past week. Led by manager John Feldner, the Spartans are ranked No. 4,043 in the nation with an overall record of 13-8.
McFarland boasted the best pitching over the past week, holding opponents to the league's fewest hits and issuing the fewest walks.
There were five hitters that batted over .400 in the league this week. Leading the pack was Andy Tautges, who hit .667 by going 4-for-6.
Schimmel, Caleb Hintz
and Scott Gorsach
hit home runs this week.
Schimmel led the Spartans to a win on May 24, as he notched 13 strikeouts to beat Columbus
, 3-1. He gave up three hits and one run over seven innings of work.Story is based on stats entered in MaxPreps by Tuesday 5am PST each week.