Hillsboro RHP Jackson Price named WaFd Bank Oregon High School Baseball Player of the Week


Congratulations Hillsboro RHP Jackson Prize for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Oregon High School Baseball Player of the Week March 28-April 3!

The senior right-handed pitcher threw a no-hitter, striking out 13 batters and walking just one, as he helped the Spartans to a 2-0 win over Liberty in a non-league game played at Liberty High School.

Price ran away with the honor this week, receiving 69.53% of the total vote. More than 14,000 votes have been counted!

We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Athlete of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email athleteoftheweek@scorebooklive.com or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveor.

Here are the other athletes who have been nominated for the week of March 28-April 3:

Tucker Ashbeck, Heppner/Ione

The right-handed junior pitcher pitched a five-inning shutout, allowing two hits while striking out six and walking one for the Mustangs in their 10-0 home win over Union.

Rochne Beecham, Wilsonville

The senior outfielder hit two home runs for the Wildcats in their 15-5 non-league win at Gresham. For the game, Beecham went 3-for-3 with four runs, three RBIs, a walk, and a stolen base.

Nicholas Bornstedt, The Great

The elder helped pitch and hit the Tigers for a 17-0 win over Astoria in a non-league game played in Astoria. On the mound, Bornstedt pitched four shutout innings, allowing two hits while striking out six and walking none. At home plate, he went 1 for 2 with two runs, an RBI and a stolen base.

Gabe Brabec, Ashland

The junior pitcher pitched six shutout innings, allowing just three hits while striking out nine batters for the Grizzlies in their 10-0 win over North Bend in Game 1 of a Midwest League doubleheader. Ashland also won Game 2 12-2, with Brabec having four hits and three RBIs on the day.

Bobby Brands, Tigard

The junior belted what turned out to be the game-winning home run, top of the fourth inning, in the Tigers’ 2-1 non-championship win at Silverton.

Koen Buck, Sheldon

The junior had two pitching victories for the Irish in the space of three days. First, he pitched an inning and a third in relief, giving up no runs while striking out one and walking one in a 6-5 win over Lincoln. Then, in a starting role, he allowed zero earned runs on four hits, while striking out seven and walking one, in an 11-1 win over Forest Grove.

Cam Christenson, Sherwood

The eldest, beating in the Bowmen’s top tier, doubled, walked three times, stole four bases, scored three times and drove in four runs in Sherwood’s 13-6 win over South Salem in a non-league game at the Gilmore Field in Salem. For the week, Christenson went 3 for 5 with two doubles, four RBIs, four walks, six stolen bases and six runs.

Wyatt Connally, Sprague

The junior pitcher/first baseman has been tough for the Olympians, going 6-for-8 at the plate last week in games with North Salem and Scappoose. For the season, Connally is 2-0 on the mound, with a 1.80 ERA. He also has a .444 batting average with four RBIs while drawing five walks.

Luke CordyLincoln

The junior outfielder, batting No. 1 for the Cardinals, walked twice, stole three bases, had a hit and scored three runs in the team’s 16-2 win over David Douglas in a hard-fought non-league game at David Douglas High School.

Noah Dewey, Crescent Valley

The elder had a big day at the plate for the Raiders, going 3-for-4 with three doubles, three runs and an RBI in their 14-2 win over Nelson in a non-league game played at Nelson High School.

Jaxon Dietrichs, Knappa

The right-handed pitcher pitched a five-inning shutout, allowing two hits while striking out nine and walking one for the Loggers in their 10-0 win at Portland Christian.

Hayden Eiguren, Beaverton

The senior went 2-for-3 with a game-high double, walk and four RBIs, helping the Beavers to a 12-7 victory over Cleveland in a non-league game played at Beaverton High School.

Michael Fitzgerald, sunset

The left-handed junior pitcher pitched five shutout innings, allowing three hits while striking out four batters, helping lead the Apollos to a 1-0 win over Tualatin in a non-league game played at Sunset High School.

Conor Gallaway, Aloha

The junior outfielder scored a decisive two-run brace late in the sixth inning for the Warriors in their 7-5 win over Glencoe in a non-league game played at Aloha High School. For the game, Gallaway went 3 for 4 with three RBIs.

Isaac Garza, Siuslaw

The senior right-hander pitched five scoreless relief innings, striking out seven, earning the Vikings a 9-2 non-league win over Coquille. Garza also went 2-for-3 at the plate with a double, two runs, three RBIs and three stolen bases.

Austin Gottfried, North Eugene

The sophomore went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs, helping the Highlanders to a 9-7 win over Churchill in a Midwest League opener.

Hamilton River, Barlow

The freshman pitcher pitched a 64-5 innings no-hitter for the Bruins, striking out five and walking three in their 10-0 win over South Salem in a hard-fought non-league game at Barlow High School. Hamilton also made three points in the victory.

Jackson Jaha, Clackamas

The senior went 3-for-3 with three runs and two RBIs, helping the Cavaliers to a 14-4 non-league win over West Albany in a game played at Clackamas High School.

Garrett Johnson, Burns

The junior right-handed pitcher pitched four shutout innings, allowing three hits while striking out six and walking one, in the Hilanders’ 10-0 non-championship win over Ontario.

Jace Johnson, South Umpqua

The right-handed junior pitcher pitched five shutout innings, allowing just one hit while striking out eight and walking one, for the Lancers in their 8-0 win at Rainier.

Dane Lais, Oregon City

The junior right-handed pitcher pitched a five-inning shutout, allowing just one hit while striking out eight and walking three, in the Pioneers’ 11-0 non-league win over Hood River Valley in from a game played at Oregon City High School. Lais also had a hit and drove in two runs in the win.

Logan Larrance, Tualatin

The right-handed junior pitcher allowed just one run, on a hit, while striking out 10 runs and walking one of five innings for the Timberwolves in their 1-0 loss to Sunset in a non-league game played at Sunset High School.

Alex Nisbet, Cleveland

The senior went 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs and four RBIs for the Warriors in their 12-7 loss to Beaverton in a non-league game at Beaverton High School.

Cannon Reeder, Summit

The eldest, batting No. 1 for the Storm, went 4-for-4 with a home run, two doubles, four runs and four RBIs in the team’s 21-1 win over South Eugene in an away game. championship played at Summit High School.

Hunter Schwenk, Henley

Schwenk pitched a full six innings, giving up an unearned run on four hits while striking out 10 and walking none for the Hornets in their 11-1 win over Douglas. Schwenk also had a brace and scored a point in the victory.

Blaeith Sharp-Salter, Roosevelt

The senior catcher had a huge week for the Roughriders, going 5-for-8 at the plate with three runs, three RBIs, three doubles and a home run in games with Ridgeview and Lebanon. Sharp-Salter’s home run was a two-run free kick in the fifth inning in the team’s 4-3 win over Lebanon.

Grant Strother, Sprague

The junior receiver/pitcher is having a good start to the season for the Olympians. On the mound, Strother is 2-0 with a 0.54 ERA, while having 15 strikeouts with just two walks in 12 innings of work. At plate, he batted for a team-best .650 average, with three doubles and a triple.

Joe VandenBrink, West Linn

The sophomore chained a couple of three-run homers, making a total of six runs for the game, helping the Lions to a 12-0 non-league win over Grant in a five-inning high school non-league game West Linn.

Brennan Wieg, Sherwood

The senior went 3-for-5 with a home run, a double, a run and three RBIs for the Bowmen in their 13-6 win over South Salem in a non-league game played at Gilmore Field. For the week, Wieg went 5 for 9 with a double, a home run, four RBIs and three stolen bases.

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