Baseball: Pasco County pitcher of the week — March 27-April 1

Here are the nominees for the Pasco County baseball pitcher of the week. Voting lasts until 9 a.m. Monday. 

Nathan Aprile, Jr., Land O’ Lakes: Hurled a three hit shutout with four strikeouts in a win over Weeki Wachee that lasted five innings because of the mercy rule. 

Mason Denmark, So., Zephyrhills: Went 5 ⅔ innings, allowing one earned run on six hits while recording 10 strikeouts in a win over Cypress Creek. 

Raynick Ortiz, Sr., Wesley Chapel: Threw five innings, allowing one unearned run on three hits while recording five strikeouts in a win over Anclote. 

Dev Rupani, Sr., Wiregrass Ranch: Tossed four scoreless, no-hit innings with eight strikeouts in a win over Lecanto that lasted five innings because of the mercy rule. 

Steele Thalleen, Fr., Academy at the Lakes: Led the Wildcats by throwing a two-hitter, giving up one unearned run and finishing with 13 strikeouts in a win over Canterbury. 

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