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And the winner is...MN Baseball Hub Top Performer revealed

By Matt Bigelow, SportsEngine, 05/15/18, 9:45PM CDT


See who was selected as the top performer from May 7-12.

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Athletes are considered for the top performer poll only if their stats are entered on the MN Baseball Hub by 10 a.m. on Sundays. If any coaches or members of their coaching staff would like to be set up to enter stats, please email mnhubs@sportngin.com.

Fans' Choice for Top Performer

Kyle Seymour, Minneapolis Edison: Seymour was a tough out for the Tommies last week as he reached base and scored multiple runs in all three games. The senior outfielder went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs in a May 10 win over Minneapolis Washburn. He followed that by batting 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI, three stolen bases and four runs scored in a win the next day over Minneapolis North.

Top Performer candidates

Nick Kulseth, Roseville: Kulseth did just about everything for the Raiders last week, scoring five runs and droving in another eight in four games. The senior infielder batted 3-for-5 with two RBI in a win over Woodbury on May 7. Two days later, he led his team to a doubleheader sweep over White Bear Lake by going 6-for-8 at the plate and accounting for nine total bases. 

Cameron Smrekar, Minnetonka: Smrekar is having a big year for the Skippers, one of the state's top teams, and he was instrumental in three wins last week. The senior catcher drove in two runs in a win over Hopkins on May 9, then went 3-for-4 with a single, a double and a triple — along with two more RBI — in an 8-3 win over Eden Prairie on May 11.

Noah Couwenhoven, Fridley: The senior is no stranger to standing out. He was the starting quarterback for the Tigers’ state tournament team last fall and has put together an impressive season on the mound this spring. Couwenhoven struck out 13 batters while allowing just two hits in a complete-game shutout win over Holy Angels on May 9.

Jonathan Prokop, St. Agnes: St. Agnes picked up a pair of wins last week, and Prokop was a big reason why. The junior pitcher struck out 10 and allowed just one run in a 4-1 win over Columbia Heights on May 8. Prokop added 1 ⅔ shutout innings in relief to secure a 6-2 win over St. Croix Prep on May 12. Picking up a save, he struck out four of the five batters he faced.

*Stats and records as of May 14

MN Baseball Hub polls are for entertainment purposes only. 

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