• Daily Leader
Expectations have been high for Jared
His offensive power and pitching skill
have made him the go-to guy.
His combined efforts earned him the
AHHP Award at the State tournament.
The award, which stands for Attitude,
Hustle, Hustle and Pride, is selected by
the tournament commissioner.
“The director said our whole team was
very good with sportsmanship,” Hasik
Hasik was five-for 12 at the plate with
two home runs and seven runs scored.
On the mound, he dominated,
pitching 10 innings during the
tournament and striking out 21 while
issuing five walks and only four hits.
Hasik was the winning pitcher in two
games to help the Rattlers win the state
But Hasik didn’t highlight his own
efforts. He was happy his teammate,
Timothy Fitzgerald, was able to take
some of the pressure off.
“I like seeing the lead-off batter hit
home runs,” Hasik said. “That puts runs
on the board. When I strike out, I don’t
get down on myself when I know there
are runs on the board.”