East Rowan pitcher Connor Johnson
This week’s Athlete of the Week in East Rowan pitcher Connor Johnson.
Johnson finished the week 3-0 on the mound for Brian Hightower’s Mustangs. His biggest win of the season was a 4-1 decision against Carson, where he struck out 16 in a complete-game performance. He accomplished the feat with a well-located fastball. He gave up only one earned run and walked only two. It was East’s 16th straight win over the Cougars.
Johnson was also the winning pitcher in a 5-3 victory over West Iredell on Friday.