Athletes of the Week for June 17
NAME: Joey Deutsch
ACCOMPLISHMENT: Went 3 for 3 with two runs scored in a 11-4 win over Naugatuck in the Class LL first round. Went 2 for 3 with a double and a run scored in a 4-0 win over Hall in the Class LL second round. Went 1 for 3 in a 3-1 win over Xavier in the Class LL quarterfinals. Went 1 for 4 with a run scored in an 8-0 win over Simsbury in the Class LL semifinals and went 1 for 3 with a run scored in a 4-3 loss to Amity in the Class LL championship. For the tournament, Deutsch was 8 for 16 (.500) with five runs scored.
NAME: Libby Mckenna
ACCOMPLISHMENT: Scored two goals and had three assists, including scoring the tying goal with 1:21 to play in a 11-10 win over Conard in the Class LL quarterfinals. Scored three goals and had two assists in an 11-10 win over Greenwich in the Class LL semifinals and scored four goals against Darien in a 12-5 in the Class LL championship game.
Coaches who wish to nominate someone for Athlete of the Week can call Citizen sports writer Chris Elsberry by 5 p.m. Tuesday at (203) 400-4765 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org