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Jarvis Christian's Carlos Andrade homered in all three games last week.
Jarvis Christian's Carlos Andrade homered in all three games last week.
JCC's Andrade, TAMUT's Henderson garner RRAC baseball weekly awards
Baseball - Mon, Apr. 17, 2017

WACO, Texas -- Carlos Andrade of Jarvis Christian College (Texas) was selected as the RRAC Baseball Player of the Week for April 10-16, while Teddy Henderson of Texas A&M University-Texarkana earned the RRAC Pitcher of the Week award for the same dates. This is the 12th set of weekly awards for the 2017 baseball season.

Andrade homered in each game last week and drove in 10 runs as the Bulldogs lost 2-of-3 against TAMUT. The senior first baseman accounted for JCC's only run in the opener on a solo shot, and he was 3-for-3 with three RBIs in the second game as the Bulldogs lost, 13-4. Andrade paved the way to a win in the finale with three more hits and six RBIs to outscore TAMUT, 15-5. For the week, the native of Pasadena, Texas, was 8-for-11 with four runs scored and two walks. Andrade is tied for second in the RRAC in home runs (8) and tied for fourth in RBIs (38). The Bulldogs are holding on to fifth place in the RRAC standings at 12-9 with a record of 25-22 on the season. 

Henderson scattered five hits over eight innings of work in a 3-1 week for the Eagles. After pitching one scoreless inning in a 7-6 victory over Central Baptist College (Ark.), the senior righthander from West Monroe, La., delivered a complete game four-hitter to win the opener with JCC, 11-1. Henderson struck out six and walked three while only allowing a run on Andrade's solo shot. He is 3-2 on the season with a 3.25 ERA. TAMUT is tied for third in the conference at 14-7 with a 27-18 mark on the season. 

Additional player nominees: Orlando Collado (Our Lady of the Lake), Brady Fryou (LSU Alexandria), George Gugino (Texas A&M-Texarkana), Gunner Harrison (Houston-Victoria), Kevin Rosario (LSU Shreveport), Luis Santiago (Wiley).

Additional pitcher nominees: Ross Bludau (Houston-Victoria), Pat Day (LSU Shreveport), Brandon Cogbill (Our Lady of the Lake), Blake Garrett (LSU Alexandria).

RRAC Baseball Weekly Awards for 2017

RRAC Player of the Week
Jan. 30Derek Maciejeski (Houston-Victoria)                
Feb. 6Logan Constantine (LSU Alexandria)
Feb. 13Taylor Faulk (LSU Alexandria)
Feb. 20Brady Fryou (LSU Alexandria)
Feb. 27Kevin Rosario (LSU Shreveport)
Mar. 6Isiah Peters (Southwest)
Mar. 13Cole Beckham (Texas A&M-Texarkana)
Mar. 20Vaughn Shapen (LSU Shreveport)
Mar. 27Ryan Pouwells (LSU Shreveport)
Apr. 3Ziggy Sloan (LSU Alexandria)
Apr. 10Jacob Benolken (Huston-Tillotson)
Apr. 17Carlos Andrade (Jarvis Christian)
  
RRAC Pitcher of the Week
Jan. 30Joseph Lyall (Jarvis Christian)
Feb. 6Chandler Minze (Texas A&M-Texarkana)
Feb. 13Joseph Panalez (Texas College)
Feb. 20Alex Goodman (Southwest)
Feb. 27Alex Goodman (Southwest)
Mar. 6Joseph Lyall (Jarvis Christian)
Mar. 13Jacob Cobb-Adams (Texas A&M-Texarkana)
Mar. 20Neiko Yribe (Texas A&M-Texarkana)
Mar. 27Jordan Hackett (Our Lady of the Lake)
Apr. 3Alex Goodman (Southwest)
Apr. 10JB Martinez (Our Lady of the Lake)
Apr. 17Teddy Henderson (Texas A&M-Texarkana)