Sam Carpenter, Piedmont, Rookie Pitcher of the Week

Sam Carpenter, Piedmont, Rookie Pitcher of the Week

The freshman from Gainesville, Georgia picked up a no-decision in a 3-2 victory over USA South foe Covenant in his only appearance on the mound for the Lions last week. Carpenter started and pitched eight innings, allowing two runs, only one of which was earned, on six hits with zero walks and five strikeouts. Also Nominated: Anthony Rodriguez, Maryville; Ross Skipper, Covenant; Sawyer Smith, Averett.