Pacer athletes are honored by ORVC

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The Ohio River Valley Conference has released its listing of “Top Performers” and “Players of the Week” for spring sports for the week of April 16th-21st.

- In baseball, Pacer Travis Webster was honored as a “Top Performer” for pitching six innings of no-hit ball against New Washington. He struck out eight and didn’t allow an earned run.

Other “Top Performers” included: Justin Huff, David Busch, and Matt Gehl of Jac-Cen-Del; Brad Becker of Milan; Tregan Roberts, Chase Jones, and Todd Ungru of Shawe Memorial; Michael Bramer, Terrell Boyd, and Joe Bramer of Southwestern; and Cory Yeomans and Jared Keck of South Ripley.

Brian Beard of Milan and Michael Fear of South Ripley were honored as the conference’s “Players of the Week”.

– In girls softball, Lady Pacers Jennifer South and Tanya Sefton were honored as “Top Performers”.

Jennifer South was honored for going 2-for-4, scoring two runs, knocking in three, and recorded a double in two games.

Tanya Sefton was honored for going 2-for-5 at the plate, scored two runs and stole two bases in two games.

Other “Top Performers” included: Kiersten Young and Kaylin Ploeger of Jac-Cen-Del; Lacee Alloway, Katie Barton, and Courtney Crabtree of Milan; Brittany Gavelek and Judy Ellis of Southwestern; Samantha Niccum and Brenna Keith of Rising Sun; Kathryn Gray, Rachel Mussel, and Melanie Evans of Shawe Memorial; and Erica Burress of South Ripley.

Devin Brierly of Southwestern was named the “Player of the Week”.

– In boys track, the week’s best times and distances in the conference were recorded by Pacers Brandon Otter in the high jump with a height of 6’4″; and Nathan Hickman in the low hurdles with a time of :42.72.