The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Matt Jones, Catcher with the Washington Senior Legion Baseball Team. Matt finished the season with a .247 batting average and an on base percentage of .364. He posted 27 runs with 31 batted in. As a pitcher, Jones was 1-0 with two saves, 24 strike outs and eight walks over 18 and a third innings. Matt is an outstanding catcher who handles the pitchers extremely well, possesses a strong arm and rarely allows a ball in the dirt to get by. Matt is a graduate of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. He will attend Hannibal LaGrange University on a baseball scholarship.
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