(KMAland) – The first honors from Jim Hughes Real Estate KMAland Athlete of the Week of the Iowa Baseball/Softball Seasons go to Abby Hiatt of Logan-Magnolia and Caelen DeVault of Nodaway Valley.
Hiatt started his season in style with 68 strikeouts in five games. Hiatt struck out 12 batters against Kuemper on Monday, 17 against Treynor on Thursday and five against Underwood on Friday. She capped her dominant week with 34 strikeouts on Saturday in wins over Woodbine (18) and Hinton (16).
DeVault had success at home plate and the mound last week. The Central Missouri football rookie went 5-for-6 at the flat with a double, a triple and three RBIs. He also pitched a seven inning, 14 strikeout performance against Wayne on Friday while allowing just two hits.
Both athletes will receive a t-shirt and a certificate recognizing their achievement.
PREVIOUS 2021-22 JHRE KMALAND ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Week 1: Ava Rush and Lane Spieker
Week 2: Jaeleigh Darnell and Colin Lillie
Week 3: Veronica Andrusyshyn and Trevor Malone
Week 4: Kelsea Kirwan & Tanner Oswald
Week 5: Natalie Hagadon and Ethan Eichhorn
Week 6: Arianne Skidmore/Lauren Cullin and Hunter Mortimer
Week 7: Emily Williams and Doug Berg
Week 8: Makenna Goldizen and Cade Hosier
Week 9: Courtney Sporrer and Cooper Loe
Week 10: Sydnie Collins and Riley Blay
Week 15: Josie Hartman and Seth Ettleman
Week 16: Molly Allen and Kadin Stutzman
Week 17: Raegen Wicks & Brayden Lund
Week 18: Missy Evezic & Jack Vanfossan
Week 20: Natalie Hedlund and Jaixen Frost
Week 21: Mya Moss & Vinny Mayberry
Week 22: Molly Allen, Savannah Sistad and Colten Stevens
Week 23: Madison Camden and Sage Evans
Week 24: Jenna Stephens and Tony Osburn
Week 25: Aleah Hermansen & Treye Herr
Week 26: Zoey Barber and Mikah Ruiz
Week 32: Maddax DeVault & Gavin Tarbox
Week 33: Ryanne Mullen, Charlee Larsen and Ryce Reynolds
Week 34: Hanna Schimmer & Jace Cousatte
Week 35: Nora Dougherty and Jordan Greenwood
Week 36: The Yuan Sun & Kaden Ogle
Week 37: Tieler Hull & Riley Blay
Week 38: Kylie Powers and Brendan Monahan