Cass Hargis Chris Franklin
Inside Lions Baseball has named Cass Hargis and Chris Franklin as the Players of the Week for week 12.
Hitter of the Week - Junior OF Cass Hargis For the third time this season Hargis has been named Hitter of the Week. The Meraux, LA native hit safely in all four games this week helping the Lions to a 3-1 record. For the week he hit .400 with a 2B, 3B, HR and 7 RBI. Hargis recorded two 3 hit games and 3 multiple RBI games. In the Lions 9-5 loss to LSU he went 3-5 with a 3B, 2 RBI, and 2 runs scored. In Sunday’s 6-5 victory over Sam Houston he went 3-5 with a 2B and 3 RBI. For his performance this week, Hargis was named honorable mention SLC Hitter of the Week.
Pitcher of the Week - Senior RHP Chris Franklin Making his third start of the season on Saturday against Sam Houston State, Franklin pitched his third consecutive complete game and earned his 7th win of the season in the Lions 8-6 victory over the Bearkats. The Onenota, AL native scattered 9 hits and gave up only 3 earned runs while striking out 8. For the season Franklin is now 7-4 with a 3.01 ERA and is holding opponents to a .239 BA. This is the fourth time this season Franklin has named Player of the Week as he has been named Pitcher of the Week three times and Hitter of the Week once. For his performance this week Franklin was named honorable mention SLC Pitcher of the Week.