Centreville’s Hunter Hutchinson produced five of his 13 hits this season last week in four victories for the Bulldogs, which is why the sophomore is our Safety Glasses USA Baseball Player of the Week for St. Joseph County.
Against White Pigeon Wednesday, Centreville came away with 25-1 and 16-0 victories to improve to 12-3-1 overall this season. Two days earlier, the Bulldogs blew by White Pigeon 19-4 and 11-1.
Over that stretch, Hutchinson accounted for one win on the bump (Game 1 against Bangor) with a four-inning start, striking out six and allowing seven hits and only one earned run, and he finished last week’s slate with 7 RBI and two steals.
Hutchinson is hitting .333 for the year with a .396 on-base percentage and a .436 slugging percentage.