Ryan Peters is ‘Player of the Week’


The Ohio River Valley Conference has released its “Players of the Week” and “Top Performers” for the time period of April 14th-19th- and Switzerland County Ryan Peters has earned top honors.

– In baseball, Ryan Peters was honored as the “Player of the Week” for pitching nine innings, picking up two wins, striking out six, and giving up only five earned runs.

At the plate, he was 6-for-15 with a double and scored four runs.

Teammate Brandon Otter was honored as a “Top Performer”.

He was honored for going 6-for-14 at the plate scoring nine runs, and collecting three RBI during the week.

Other conference players honored as “Top Performers” included: Chris Walker, Derek Walker, and Keith Schornick of Milan; Cory Fogle and Myles Hornsby of Rising Sun; and Shane Adams, Brandon Gehl, and David Busch of Jac-Cen-Del.

– In softball, Lady Pacers Courtney Cole, Becky Turner and Maggie Armstrong were honored as “Top Performers”.

Courtney Cole was honored for going 3-for-4 at the plate with a double, four RBI, and two runs scored versus Madison Shawe.

Becky Turner was honored for pitching seven innings, striking out 16, and allowing nine earned runs in two games, picking up one win in the process.

Maggie Armstrong was honored for going 2-for-4 including two triples and two runs scored against Madison Shawe.

Conference players honored as “Top Performers” included: Janine Huff and Val Wagner of Jac-Cen-Del; Courtney Crabtree, Teri Hawkins, and Kaity Barton of Milan; Kyla Sexton , Erica Ester, and Jacque Castner of South Ripley; Sammie DeDreu and Shelby Elliott of Rising Sun; and Rachel Mussel and Tori Valkovci of Madison Shawe.

Regina Ricke of Jac-Cen-Del was honored as the “Player of the Week”.

– In boys track, Pacer Brandon Otter recorded the conference-bests this week in the long jump (19’9″) and the high jump (6’6″); and Nathan Hickman had a conference-best time in the 300-meter low hurdles (:42.06).

– In girls track, Lady Pacer Christina Ahaus had a conference-best distance in the shot put (33’0″); and the 3,200-meter relay team of Halie Thomas, Becca Sittloh, Shana Todd, and Amber Meli had the best time in the ORVC as well (12:03).