THE WINNER: Erickson Fish
School: Sitka (Alaska)
Weight: 210 pounds
Athletic achievement: He has led the Wolves to a 13-4 record with the state tournament scheduled to begin May 30. At the time of his selection, Fish had posted a 5-1 record with a 2.33 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 24 innings. A 2012 First Team All-Conference selection, he also batted .469 with four home runs, 32 RBI and a .878 slugging percentage.
Academic excellence: Fish has maintained a 3.47 GPA.
Exemplary character: He has volunteered locally as a peer leader in his school community and as a youth baseball coach.
“Erickson Fish has excelled this season while playing against some of the best competition in the state,” said Sitka head coach Ed Conway. “He has had a very impressive season and has been hitting at just a torrid pace.”
THE FUTURE: Fish will be a senior next year.