The Paddlers’ Ben Vasko (SR, San Diego State) was named Hitter of the Week for the week ending July 30th. Vasko’s college teammate Austin Haynal (SR, San Diego State) of the Paniolos was named Co-Pitcher of the Week along with the Menehunes’ Trey Teakell (SO, Texas Christian).
Vasko hit .571 (4-for-7) with a double, six walks, a stolen base, three RBIs and two runs scored in four games last week.
Haynal threw 10 scoreless innings last week including a nine-inning complete-game shutout of the Kauai Menehunes on July 27th. Haynal started off the week throwing one scoreless relief inning on July 24th allowing one hit and no walks and striking out one. In his July 27th start he needed just 89 pitches to get through nine innings allowing three hits and no walks while fanning eight in the Paniolos’ 2-0 win. Haynal finished the regular season with a 2-2 record and 1.50 ERA.
Teakell tossed a nine-inning complete-game shutout against the Oahu Paddlers on July 25th allowing two hits and two walks while whiffing nine. He finished the regular season with a 2-2 record and 1.07 ERA. Teakell threw another complete game in his next appearance, also against the Paddlers, during the playoffs on August 1st surrendering six hits and one walk while striking out 12.