Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Peyton Wilson (August 1)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Peyton Wilson. For the week, Wilson posted a .429 batting average, a .455 on-base percentage, and a .905 slugging percentage for Quad Cities. Wilson homered and drove in 5 runs, and now has a 7-game hitting streak.

Photo credit: Quad Cities Times

Runner-up this week is Jake Walters. Walters pitched 6 scoreless innings of a combined shutout for Jupiter, allowing just 3 hits and 2 walks. Walters ran his scoreless streak to 13 straight innings, and finished the month 2-0 with a 2.08 ERA in 5 starts for the Hammerheads.

Other runner-up this week is Cheyenne Knight. Knight finished T-3rd at the Women’s Scottish Open for her best finish of the season, and her 2nd Top 5 finish in her last three starts. Knight now has six career Top 5 finishes on the LPGA Tour.

Photo by Mark Runnacles / Getty Images

Others of note:

Cobie Fletcher-Vance hit .348 with 3 doubles, and has a 6-game hitting streak.

Sam Gardner struck out 7 batters in 3.1 scoreless innings of work.

Tyler Gentry had a .409 on-base percentage for the week.

Dylan Smith threw 2 scoreless innings in a rehab outing for Lakeland.

Chase Lee pitched 2 scoreless innings and recorded a hold for Round Rock.

Celia Jiménez Delgado scored a goal for Orlando in its 2-2 tie.

Robert Dunning finished 2nd in the Men’s 110 Meter Hurdles at the American Track League stop in Memphis.

Tony Mitchell has 15 points and 8 assists in Soles de Santo Domingo’s final playoff game.

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