Notre Dame's Jeremy Wright enjoyed a season's worth of highlights in just four games.
Already, the senior standout has a no-hitter and two home runs to help the Irish to a 3-1 start. He is joined by Robert C. Byrd's Lynsey Martin as this week's selections as the One Valley Bank/Clarksburg Exponent and Telegram Athletes of the Week.
Wright started his stellar week by tossing a no-hitter in a 6-0 win over Parkersburg Catholic. He also doubled and homered. For the week, he finished 9-for-14 with two doubles and two home runs.
Martin was 3-for-4 in the Eagles' 13-3 win over Big 10 rival Grafton with a double, two home runs and six RBIs.
For their efforts, both will be honored at the One Valley Bank Athlete of the Year Banquet at the end of the school year.
Other Males Nominated:
n Robert C. Byrd's Brandon Bartos, Justin Wright and Craig Kelley. Bartos started his senior season in impressive fashion, going 2-0 with 13 strikeouts and allowing two hits and just three runs in seven innings, while walking one batter. In a 20-0 win over Seneca, Bartos was 2-for-2 with five RBIs. Wright, a transfer from South Harrison, made an impressive debut for the Eagles, scattering two hits and fanning eight in five innings in a 5-0 win over Grafton. Kelley, last season's Harrison County batting champion, went 5-for-7 with a pair of home runs.
n Notre Dame's T.J. Wright threw a no-hitter in the Irish's 2-0 win over Bishop Donahue. Wright struck out six and walked just one in the win.
n Liberty's Chad Southern and Andrew Knight, David Patterson, Trey Adams and Justin Nutt. Southern and Knight combined on a no-hitter in the Mountaineers' 14-1 win in their season opener. Patterson helped the team improve to 2-0 by striking out 12 and giving up just two hits in six innings in a 10-0 win over Seneca, Pa., and went 4-for-4 with a home run in a win over Philip Barbour. In two games, Adams was 4-for-5 with three doubles and a triple, while Nutt went 6-for-9 with two doubles.
n Robert C. Byrd's Tony Shade and Jimmie Rogers. Shade continued his early dominance in the 110-meter hurdles, winning with a time of 14.92 seconds, unofficially the fastest time this season in the state, at the Parkersburg Invitational. Rogers, was second in the shot put with a throw of 45-feet, 6 inches.
Other Females Nominated:
n Bridgeport's Andrea Rome, Erica Rome and April Potts. Andrea Rome was 6-for-9 in a pair of wins, while Erica Rome was 4-for-5. Potts picked up both wins, giving up just five hits in the two games.
n Robert C. Byrd's Beth Cosner was 3-for-3 with two doubles in a win over Grafton.
n Robert C. Byrd's Stephanie Hatfield was second in the 1,600 meter run at the Parkersburg Invitational.