On May 11, 2012, the top two teams in the current league standings will go head to head, as Chippewa Falls
and Eau Claire Memorial
meet. The Cardinals currently hold a 1.00-game lead over the Old Abes for first place. Logan Weiss
was on fire this week, as he led Big Rivers with a .778 average, one home run and five RBIs. Meanwhile, Eau Claire Memorial put together a 3-0 week.
The Old Abes's pitching staff dominated this week, allowing only six hits and nine-hundred-ninety-nine walks, both of which led the league. Eau Claire Memorial has given up a mere 83 hits on the year in addition to compiling 95 strikeouts. Jake Sparger
is the leader in that category with 37 Ks on the season.
The Old Abes stole 14 bases this week, adding to their league-leading 24 steals on the year. Manager Dave Sparger is giving his players opportunities to steal, and Grant Peikert
has racked up a team-high 12 stolen bases for Eau Claire Memorial.
The Old Abes's Weiss finished his week with seven hits, tops in the league. On the season, he's hitting .404 and ranks second in the league with 19 hits.