Alaska Baseball POY: Erickson Fish

Alaska Baseball POY: Erickson Fish

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Alaska Baseball POY: Erickson Fish

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THE WINNER: Erickson Fish

THE BASICS

School: Sitka (Alaska)
Grade: Junior
Position: RHP/1B
Height: 6-foot-3
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.

THE PRAISE

“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.

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