News Journal Player of the Year
• Name: Evan Lee.
• School: Lexington.
• Grade: Senior.
• Batting Average: .521.
• RBIs: 27.
• Runs Scored: 27.
• Other Stats: 1 home run, 13 doubles, 5 triples, 24 walks, 9 steals.
• Notes: Lee is a two-time All-Ohioan and was News Journal Baseball Player of the Year a season ago as well … He will play baseball at Kent State next year, likely as a corner infielder … As a senior, he also was a pitcher for the Minutemen. As a shortstop he posted a .946 fielding percentage with just four errors. At the plate, Lee struck out just eight times as he was rarely given many good pitches to hit and still hit better than .500 all season … He helped Lexington to a share of the Ohio Cardinal Conference with Madison.
• Comment: “The thing about him is his work ethic is borderline legendary,” Lexington baseball coach Kevin Morrow said. “You ask any Lexington coach who uses our field house and we’ve all got stories about him finding ways into the field house at all hours of the day.”