2017 Akron-Westfield baseball season recap

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
(Photo Contributed) Members of this year’s team included: Not in order of picture — Aaron Allard, Cal Eskra, Cole Moffatt, Leighton Blake, Quinn Bundy, Daytona Foley, Damien Ericson, AJ Nemesio, Aaron Hartman, Conner Anderson, Austin Allard, Jack Anderson, Nick Jacobs, Donovan Irizarry, Kyle Johnson, Dylan Irizarry, Logan Smith, Reagan Frankl, Colton Denison, Spencer Olsen, Montana Jackson

This season, the Akron-Westfield baseball team finished with a record of 32-3 while going 9-2 in War Eagle Conference play, tying atop the league standings. The Westerners advanced to the state tournament for the first time in school history and won their opening round game before falling in the state semifinals. The team loses six seniors to graduation in Aaron Allard, Cal Eskra, Austin Allard, Kyle Johnson, Dylan Irizarry and Montana Jackson. The team was coached by Head Coach Gordy Johnson.

Team Statistics

Wins 32
Losses 3
Runs for 321
Hits340
Batting average .359
ERA1.27
Runs allowed59
Strikeouts273

Individual Statistics

Batting Average

Aaron Allard, SR.459
Kyle Johnson, SR.400
Austin Allard, SR.394
Conner Anderson, JR.360

Hits

Aaron Allard50
Kyle Johnson42
Austin Allard41
Conner Anderson36
Cal Eskra36
Home Runs
Montana Jackson6
AJ Nemesio 2
Kyle Johnson2
Cal Eskra2
Triples
Aaron Allard4
Kyle Johnson4
Cal Eskra3
Doubles
Aaron Allard11
Kyle Johnson6
Austin Allard6

RBIs

Kyle Johnson39
Aaron Allard34
Austin Allard29
Cal Eskra27

Stolen Bases

Aaron Allard 17
Dylan Irizarry15
Austin Allard15

Runs scored

Aaron Allard48
AJ Nemesio32
Kyle Johnson29
Dylan Irizarry28
Conner Anderson27

Walks

Aaron Allard23
Austin Allard21
AJ Nemesio18
Dylan Irizarry16

Strikeouts (Pitching)

Austin Allard, SR84
Dylan Irizarry, SR50
Nick Jacobs, SO40
Cal Eskra, SR38

ERA (MIN. 20 IP)

Nick Jacobs0.56
Cal Eskra0.93
Dylan Irizarry1.51
Austin Allard1.52
Aaron Allard1.62

Wins

Austin Allard8
Cal Eskra7
Dylan Irizarry5

Innings Pitched

Austin Allard60
Dylan Irizarry55 2/3
Cal Eskra30
Nick Jacobs25

Starts

Austin Allard10
Dylan Irizarry10
Cal Eskra7
Aaron Allard5

Opponent Batting Average

Nick Jacobs.141
Cal Eskra.149
Dylan Irizarry.189

War Eagle All-Conference

1st Team

Aaron Allard

Austin Allard

Dylan Irizarry

2nd Team

Kyle Johnson

Cal Eskra

Honorable Mention

Montana Jackson

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