Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Josh Emerson

Calvary Christian H.S.

Baseball/Senior

THIS WEEK’S FEATS:

Emerson limited Delray Beach American Heritage’s potent offense to one run on three hits over 6 2/3 innings as Calvary Christian won its second FHSAA Class 4A state championship in three years. The senior struck out seven while throwing 74 of his 107 pitches for strikes.

SEASON STATS:

Emerson, a Liberty University commit, wrapped up his high school career with an 8-0 record and 0.94 ERA this season. He fanned 72 batters over 59 2/3 innings.

QUOTABLES:

“Christian Cairo, Josh Emerson and Nolan Hudi were our captains and those guys were outstanding leaders. Their leadership was important all year and something that us as a coaching staff leaned on.” – Warriors coach Greg Olsen on his senior class’s importance to this year’s success.