Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Pittsburg HS Baseball

Pittsburg baseball earned Craw-Kan Team of the Week after sweep of Columbus.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Mar 28, 2016

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The Pittsburg High School baseball team, led by head coach Keith Matlock, opened up the 2016 campaign with a pair of wins over Columbus on Thursday. For their efforts, they have earned the Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from the Southeast Kansas area. 

PHS (2-0) picked up a 7-3 win and a 15-0 win over the Titans on the road last Thursday. Junior Jake Webb picked up the win in relief in game one as he struck out five in four innings pitched, giving up two runs on just three hits. The second game of the doubleheader saw Noah Vaughn throw a perfect game for the Dragons, striking out seven, he would also pick up a double at the plate. Elijah Harris picked up three total hits to lead the Dragons in the doubleheader, while Connor Spresser and Alex Kafka added two hits.

Pittsburg will open up Southeast Kansas League play this Thursday as they travel to Chanute for a double header. 


Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2015-2016 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week". 

"I am again excited for this partnership 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," said Sports in Kansas Managing Partner, 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 coming to the area. Also the announcement that Craw-Kan is coming to Frontenac and Pittsburg” 

"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 coming to 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 ( 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

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?