Men's Athletes of the Week
City's Jones, Southwestern's Allen are Men's AOTW
April 14, 2014 - Baseball players Raymond Jones from San Diego City College and Chris Allen of Southwestern have been named Men's Athletes of the Week by the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
Jones, a freshman outfielder from San Diego High School who leads the state in hitting with a .429 average, contributed an 11-for-14 week as the Knights swept a series from Imperial Valley 3-1, 9-1 and 18-0.
Jones went 1-for-3 with a triple, a walk and two runs scored in the first game of the series. He was 4-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in game 2, then went a 6-for-6 with a triple, two RBIs and three runs scored as City banged out 27 hits in game 3.
Allen, a sophomore centerfielder from West Hills High School and the third-leading hitter in the state at .422, went 1-for-4 and walked in the third-place Jaguars 4-3 loss to second-place Grossmont in 10 innings. He went 3-for-5 with two RBIs in a 7-6 loss to the Griffins. He was 1-for-3 with a walk in an 8-3 win in game 3.
Honorable mentions were Grossmont baseball player Stephen Haviar and Palomar volleyball player Nick Supple.
Havier, a sophomore catcher from Cathedral Catholic High, went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs in the first game vs. Grossmont. He went 1-for-4 in game 2 and was 2-for-3 with an RBI and walk in game 3.
Supple, a sophomore outside hitter out of Cathedral Catholic, led Palomar to a 3-2 (22-25, 25-23, 25-20, 19-25, 15-12) upset of Grossmont, last year's state runner-up, in the Comets' final match of the season.