Owen Lovell is getting offers as a freshman

Owen Lovell is getting offers as a freshman


Owen Lovell is getting offers as a freshman


Cullman, Ala, outfielder and pitcher Owen Lovell is only a freshman, but already he has offers from Alabama and Mississippi.

Heading into this weekend’s 5A state finals, the 6-3, 210-pounder has a 26-game hitting streak and his hitting .450 with 14 homers and 64 RBI. During his hitting streak, Cullman has gone 24-2.

On Saturday, in a 7-4 state semifinal defeat of Briarwood Christian (Birmingham, Ala.), he hit a three-run homer. In a 10-0 defeat of Briarwood on Saturday, he set a school record with his 29th double of the season. As a pitcher, he’s 4-1 with 30 strikeouts in 38.3 innings and a 3.65 earned-run average.

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Lovell leads the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Performances of the Week. The rest of the top performances:

Korinne Bohunsky, lacrosse, Marshwood, South Berwick, Maine

Junior attacker scored seven goals in a 12-10 overtime defeat of York on Saturday.

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Maddie Funk, softball, Moravia, N.Y.

Eighth-grader threw a perfect game in an 18-0 defeat of Tyburn (Auburn) on Monday.

Megan Godoyo, softball, Vandalia, Ill.

Senior pitcher struck out 15 batters in a 9-2 Senior Day defeat of Ramsey on Monday. She also had two hits and two RBI.

Jeren Kendall, Holmen, Wis.

Senior outfielder, who signed with Vanderbilt, hit for the cycle, going 5-for-5 with seven RBI in a 15-7 defeat of Beaver Dam on Saturday.

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Saif Kerawala, soccer, Issaquah, Wash.

Junior goalkeeper, who has said he will sign with Washington, saved two penalty kicks and scored on a penalty kick in a 2-1 shootout defeat of Skyline (Sammamish) on Thursday.

Kelvontre Lewis, baseball, Norcom, Portsmouth, Va.

Senior hit a two-out, two-strike walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning Monday in an 8-5 defeat of Deep Creek (Chesapeake).

Michael McCormack, lacrosse, Mount Greylock, Williamstown, Mass.

Junior midfielder scored eight goals in an 11-10 defeat of East Longmeadow on Friday.

VIDEO: McCormack in action

Bryant O’Georgia, track and field North, Phoenix

Senior, who has signed with Northern Arizona’s football team, set a state record to defend his title in the state Division I high jump Saturday in Mesa, jumping 7 feet, 2¼ inches.

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Kandace Standridge, track and field, Poteau, Okla.

Sophomore won the 4A state title in the 800 meters Saturday with a school-record 2 minutes, 20.61 seconds.


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