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Dallas-Fort Worth baseball player of the week April 1-6, 2019

3rd grader Khloe Brandon throws out first pitch at Central baseball game

9-year-old Khloe Brandon, who goes to Lone Star Elementary, threw out the first pitch during the Central vs. Byron Nelson baseball game on Tuesday March 19, 2019. Brandon was diagnosed with Leukemia in December.
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9-year-old Khloe Brandon, who goes to Lone Star Elementary, threw out the first pitch during the Central vs. Byron Nelson baseball game on Tuesday March 19, 2019. Brandon was diagnosed with Leukemia in December.

Voting has ended.

The winner of the latest DFW baseball player of the week for games April 1-6, 2019 is Fossil Ridge pitcher Colton Craddock!

Craddock, who received 5,657 votes, shut down state-ranked Southlake Carroll on April 5, handing the Dragons their first loss in district play and snapping a 4-game winning streak.

Craddock earned the win after pitching 5 2/3 innings and allowing 4 hits during a 2-1 win.

He beat out Burleson Centennial hitter Miguel Santos, who picked up 5,271 votes after going 2 for 3 with a grand slam against cross town rival Burleson on April 5.

Forney pitcher Austin Ream came in third place after throwing a perfect game with 11 strikeouts vs. Poteet on April 2.

Past winners

PJ Sanders, Brewer

Luke Savage, Prestonwood

Tony Robie, Lake Ridge

Zach Reinert, Aledo

Logan Hewitt, Aledo

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Born and raised in Hawaii, Brian Gosset graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in journalism before coming to Texas in 2014. He’s covered high school sports — yes, pretty much every high school sport — for the Star-Telegram ever since.


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