Lancaster Named USA Signs Hitter of the Week

By Madison Hricik

With the New Market Rebels’ rolling offense this week, outfielder Jackson Lancaster has been a standout. His slugging percentage and his ability to have quality at-bats at bat this week has placed him at the top of the league and secured this week’s honor.

Having a total 26 at bats so far this week, Lancaster holds a batting average of .423 — in the top five of the league. He’s scored seven runs this week alone, including two home runs. Lancaster also notched a season high five RBIs against the Cannons June 19. In three of his last six games, the outfielder held a 1.000 or higher OPS.

The Rebels play a double-header today against Covington Lumberjacks, giving Lancaster another opportunity to contribute to the team’s aggressive offense.

Honorable Mention

  • Josh Bell, New Market: 12 hits, 6 RBIs and 2 doubles for a .500 batting average.
  • Austin Bulman, Winchester: 9 hits, 7 RBIs and 2 home runs for a .450 batting average.
  • Nathan Becker, Covington: 11 hits, 5 RBIs and 3 runs for a .440 batting average.
  • Ryan Galanie, Strasburg: 10 hits, 2 home runs and 5 runs for a .417 batting average.
  • Cameron Dean, New Market: 6 hits, 5 RBIs and 4 runs for a .400 batting average.
  • Victor Castillo, Covington: 8 hits, 1 home run and 8 runs for a .400 batting average.

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