(22-10, 8-2) is red-hot, having won nine straight games, the longest such streak in 4A Region 2. The streak was extended by another 2 games over the past week, includingan 8-2 victory over Cleveland. Lowell Haney
's hot bat led the team this week, as he racked up four hits and five RBIs.
Behind a 2-0 record over the past week, the Patriots made the biggest jump in the national rankings, all the way from 19 to 11.New Albany
's pitching staff was best in the league in terms of hits allowed, with just nine over the past week. On the year, New Albany
has allowed only 186 hits.