This weeks Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from the Southeast Kansas coverage area is the Northeast-Arma High School Vikings baseball team led by head coach Shane Wade.
The Vikings are off to a solid 10-0 start this season in 2019. Matt Cashero, a junior, has been huge for Northeast as he is hitting a team leading .714 with 20 hits, six doubles, three triples and 10 RBI. Division II Newman signee, Tejay Cleland, an all-state pick from Sports in Kansas last season, is also having a huge year as he is hitting .483 with a team leading 19 RBI. Cleland has 14 hits on the year. Dalton Reeves is having a breakout year with a .579 average while Braden Broyles also hitting .448 for the Vikes. On the mound Cashero also leads the way with senior Tre McLaughlin. Cashero is 4-0 w/ a 0.50 ERA while McLaughlin is 5-0 w/ a 2.58 ERA on the season. The pair were also two of the better basketball players in the TRL this past season.
Northeast-Arma has scored in double-digit runs eight of 10 times this season. They are hitting .390 as a team and have stolen 76 bases. They are back in action against Uniontown on Thursday at home for a TRL double-header. Craw-Kan would like to congratulate Coach Wade and the Vikings on a solid start to the 2019 baseball season.
Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2018-2019 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" for the fifth consecutive season.
"I am looking forward to this partnership again for another year with Craw-Kan and highlighting teams from the SEK area to not only a local platform but also giving them statewide reach on our network, it's became quite the popular feature over the last five years," said Sports in Kansas CEO, Chet Kuplen. "Not only does this help athletes and teams to be promoted for their achievements, it also lets the area know what all the new products that Craw-Kan has to offer, including new gigabit fiber now in the the area. Also that Craw-Kan is now in Frontenac and Pittsburg. It's also going to several other areast in Southeast Kansas”
"Craw-Kan offers all your technology needs in the area from internet to web design and cell phones to security systems." said Craw-Kan Marketing Manager, Zach Adams. "We have a lot of new products including the fastest internet in the area in the new gigabit fiber, we are also in Frontenac and Pittsburg with our service. We are very excited with all the new products we have to offer to the area."
Nominations will be accepted from every Friday-Sunday, with the "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" being released every Monday on Sports in Kansas (Kansas-Sports.com). Teams must be nominated via email or twitter.
Teams must be from the following leagues in the Southeast Kansas area to be eligible: SEK, CNC, TRL, plus Erie, Pittsburg and Parsons.
Craw-Kan and Sports in Kansas will also partner in releasing a "All Craw-Kan Team" for the Southeast Kansas area after postseason play has wrapped up.
How to nominate?