Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Alex Avila (Apr 26)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Alex Avila. In a spot start last week, Avila drove in the game’s only run with an opposite-field double. Avila finished the game 2-for-3 with 2 doubles, threw out a would-be base-stealer, and made a couple of stops on pitches in the dirt with runners in scoring position.

Runner-up this week is Spencer Turnbull. In his first start of the season, Turnbull went 5 innings, giving up 1 run on 2 hits while striking out 6 batters. Turnbull retired 13 of the last 14 batters he faced.

Others of note:

Collin Sexton averaged 28.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 4.3 assists over three games.

Bola Olaniyan closed out his season with a 12 point, 19 rebound game in an Algeciras win.

Jimmie Taylor had a 16 point, 7 rebound, 3 block game.

Ricky Tarrant had a 16 point, 8 assist game.

Alana Gonçalo Da Silva had an 8 point, 7 rebound, 7 assist game.

Kira Lewis had an 11 point, 4 assist game off the bench.

Haylie McCleney was 4-for-6 with a HR, 2 triples, a single, and a BB, along with 4 RBI for Team USA.

Jereem Richards won the men’s 200m at the USATF Grand Prix in a season-best 20.26 seconds.

Daniel Haugh finished 3rd in the men’s hammer throw with a personal-best 76.47 meters.

Kirani James won the Canyon Invitational men’s 400m in a time of 44.88 seconds.

Lauren Stephenson finished T-12 at LPGA event.

Janie Jackson finished T-15 at Symetra Tour event.

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