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Gage Feeney claims fifth athlete of the week

Gage Feeney delivers a pitch
Gage Feeney delivers a pitch
Courtesy of Jennifer Feeney (with permission)

Each week during the high school sports season the High School Sports Examiner and the Eastern Maine Sports Blog will announce a female and male athlete of the week. You can send your nominations to Marc at easternmainesports@gmail.com.

When you send your nominations include the athlete, name of the school, stats for the week of the nomination.

Past winners

2014 spring season- Week 9- June 16th-June 21st

Male

Gage Feeney- Washington Academy- baseball- The junior pitched a complete game three hitter with three walks and nine strikeouts in 3-0 regional final victory over George Stevens. Had two hits plus fired a four hitter with no walks and nine strikeouts in 7-1 class C state championship victory over Sacopee.

Feeney joins Isaiah Bess (Penquis), Max McHugh (Central), and Parise Rossignol (Van Buren) as student/athletes who have earned at least five athlete of the week honors.

Runner up

Justin Courtney- Bangor- baseball- Pitched a complete game one hitter with three walks and 10 strikeouts in 8-0 class A state championship victory over Windham.

Other nominations

Zac Miller- Old Town- baseball- Went 6-8, with a double and six RBI in tournament wins over Waterville and Camden Hills.

Chris Bernier- Limestone- baseball- Pitched a complete game four hitter with 15 strikeouts in 2-1 class D semifinal victory over Woodland.

Matt Curry- Caribou- baseball- Pitched a complete game and got the game winning hit in the 10th inning in 4-3 class B regional final victory over Old Town.

Tucker Rice- Bangor Christian- baseball- Had three hits, including a double, and five RBI in 11-1 class D regional final victory over Limestone.

Jared Taylor- Washington Academy- baseball- Went 3-4, with two doubles, and five RBI in 7-1 class C state championship victory over Sacopee.

Cody Collins- Bangor Christian- baseball- Had the walk off hit in the eighth inning and pitched two scoreless innings in 5-4 class D state championship victory over Wiscasset.