The Coastal Plain League announced today that Wilson’s Tre Jones and High Point-Thomasville’s Matthew Little were honored as the Hitter and Pitcher of the Week respectively for week six of the CPL regular season (July 4-10). CPL Players of the Week are brought to you by Trackman Baseball, providing players and coaches next-generation analytical data all season long.
Jones, a sophomore outfielder from Texas A&M Corpus Christi, went 8-for-16 to finish with a .500 average on the week for the Tobs. Across four games, he connected on four doubles, walked four times, scored six runs and drove in seven RBIs. He also swiped three stolen bases. Jones sported a 1.350 OPS on the week thanks to a .750 slugging percentage and .600 on-base percentage.
Meanwhile, Little threw a complete game shutout for the HiToms in game two of a doubleheader on July 8, helping his team to a 2-0 victory over the Forest City Owls. The 6-1, 190-pound lefty went six innings of hitless baseball, walked one and struck out seven to earn the win. Little, a junior at Charlotte, also notched a 0.17 WHIP and a K/9 of 10.500.
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The Coastal Plain League, brought to you by FloSports, is the nation’s premier summer collegiate baseball league. Now in its 26th season in 2022, the CPL features 14 franchises playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. To date, the CPL has had over 1,700 alumni drafted and 156 alums make their Major League debut – including 2017 ALCS MVP, 2017 World Series champion, 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander, as well as 2017 NLCS MVP Chris Taylor. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok @CPLBaseball.