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Permian Basin athletes named Region 5 'Players of the Week'

MIDLAND-ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

Baseball players and softball players in the Permian Basin racked up the awards for this week for their play in their perspective sports.

Braden Hayward of Midland College was named WJCAC's Position Player of the week. Hayward hit a shade under .600 with three homers, 13 RBI's and 7 runs scored. The Chaps have been on a roll winning 8 straight.

Odessa College's Connor Queen was named WJCAC's Pitcher of the Week. Queen, a freshman, had a stellar outing last week striking out five over five innings.

The Wranglers softball team has been red hot and the WJCAC has noticed. Two players, Anela Lopez and Winter Ridgeway were honored with awards this week.

Lopez was named Position Player of the Week. The sophomore hit .667 two doubles, 7 RBI's and to top it off had the game-winning 3 RBI double against

Midland last week. Ridgeway was named WJCAC Pitcher of the Week after dominating opposing batters going 2-0, 14 innings pitched and striking out 8.

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