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Sunday, Feb 07, 2016
Pinellas Sports

North Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Claire Hamilton

Palm Harbor University H.S.

Softball/Senior

THIS WEEK'S FEATS:

Hamilton toughed out an illness and stepped up huge during the Hurricanes' 8-4 Class 8A region quarterfinal win over Wharton. The senior drove in three runs and slammed a pair of doubles and also threw out a Wharton base runner trying to steal second from behind the plate.

FAST FACT:

Hamilton will continue her softball career post-high school when she enrolls at Rollins College next fall.

QUOTABLES:

“We've really been working on digging deep when we do get down and we pick each other up no matter what.” – Hamilton on PHU keeping its composure after briefly spotting Wharton a 3-0 lead last week.


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