It’s the end of Week #4 for the Can-Am College League, and Week #3 for the Pacific Rim College and Nor-Am High School leagues, and there have some been some dramatic games and highlights over the last week.
Week #4 Top Teams: #1 Freeport U Rum Runners, #2 Mass Bay Law College Maulers, #3 Grand Canyon College Spirits
Week #4 Top Player: Fernando Mendolla (RF) Collège Cardinal Richelieu – .455 / 10 R / 6 HR / 9 RBI (this week)
Freeport U maintains their strangle hold on the power rankings for the third straight week, with a dominating 19-6 record, leading the league in lowest runs against. Mendolla’s hot week propels him to second or third on most batting leaderboards, including AVG (2nd, .361), SLG (2nd, .774), WAR (2nd, 6.2), Hits (3rd, 104) and Runs (3rd, 72).
PACIFIC RIM COLLEGE
Week #3 Top Teams: #1 Fiji College Red Wolves, #2 Melbourne U Abos, #3 Hanoi College Beacons
Week #3 Top Players: Muneyoshi Funakoshi (1B) Tokyo College Veterans – .519 / 7 R / 1 HR / 5 RBI (this week), Jerry Duncan (LF) Fiji College Red Wolves – .556 / 9 R / 3 HR / 18 RBI (this week)
Fiji College moves back into the top slot in the power rankings, still dominating the PRC league in runs scored, team batting avg, and team ERA, led by impressive young stars like this week’s POTW Jerry Duncan, Kodai Funaki (1B), and ace pitcher Kazuhiko Sonoda.
NOR-AM HIGH SCHOOL
Week #3 Top Teams: #1 Guadalupe HS Slashers, #2 Niagara Academy Fighters, #3 Dutch Colonial Academy Gunners
Week #3 Top Players: Miguel Reyes (1B) Georgia Sports HS Blue Chips – .500 / 4 HR / 12 RBI, Dave Broomhead (LF) Ecatepec HS Coyotes – .480 / 2 HR / 12 RBI
Niagara Academy stays strong as rivals bounce up and down the power rankings. The Fighters keep their #2 slot on the list, led mainly by strong hitters like Doug March (.406) and Danny Schellenger (.403).