Elder Baseball senior P Shane Smith is nominated for the LaRosa’s MVP of the Week Award. Last season, Smith had a 7-1 record with an 0.56 ERA. He struck out 46 batters in 50 innings. He also hit .358. Shane was named Greater Catholic League South co-player of the year and first team all-city.
Congratulations to the six Elder wrestlers who qualified for the state tournament next week in Columbus. Moving on for the Panthers are Austin Murphy (113), Jake Meridieth (126), Connor Craig (145), Ti’Ric Evans (152), Andrew Taylor (160) and Gage Brock (195).
Elder’s Sam Williams placed fifth at District tournament and is a state alternate, as well.
The first round of the 2015 OHSAA Division 1 Wrestling state tournament begins at 5:45 PM on Thursday, March 12.