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.