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PREPS: Polk County Athletes of the Week

Jarett Peterson, Caitlyn McCarron

March 27, 2013

Itemizer-Observer

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

Jarett Peterson

Dallas High Baseball

Jarett Peterson

Jarett Peterson

Peterson, a senior, did it all for the Dragons during the past week. Monday, he threw a no-hitter in Dallas' 2-0 win over Central, recording 11 strikeouts and walking just one to improve his season record on the mound to 3-0. In Thursday's 22-2 win over Silverton, he hit two doubles and a home run. And in Friday's 11-1 win over Silverton, Peterson hit a home run, an RBI double and a sacrifice fly.

CAITLYN McCARRON

Dallas High Softball

Caitlyn McCarron

Caitlyn McCarron

McCarron, a senior, had a monster day at the plate as the Dragons opened Mid-Willamette Conference play Thursday at home with a 22-3 victory over Woodburn. McCarron went 5 for 5 with a single, three doubles and an inside-the-park home run. She also played errorless defense at shortstop for Dallas.

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To submit nominations for Athlete of the Week, contact Sports Editor Nicole Watkins at nwatkins@polkio.com or 503-623-2373.

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