ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Bryant Kimbrell

Bryant Kimbrell is a senior two-way player on the Pinecrest baseball team.

The Patriots are a perfect 4-0 on the season and had three wins last week: 13-1 over Terry Sanford, 12-4 over Oak Grove, and 4-1 over Myers Park.

Kimbrell hit, scored and drove in runs in all three games, going a combined 5-for-9 for the week, with 4 runs scored and 8 driven in. He also stole two bases.

Against Myers Park, he hit a walk-off, three-run home run to break a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the seventh, giving Pinecrest the victory. He also earned the win on the mound in that game after pitching the final one and a third innings.

For the week, Kimbrell pitched in two games, with a combined six strikeouts in six innings pitched. He allowed just five hits and gave up two unearned runs.

By North State Journal Staff

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