McLean High School graduate Teddy Merritt was selected as the Starting Pitcher of the Week in the Big South Conference.
The freshman right-hander hurled a nine-inning, 109-pitch complete game in High Point’s 11-2 win over Winthrop. Merritt (1-0) struck out five, allowed five hits, walked two and gave up no earned runs.
For the season, the 6-foot-6 Merritt has appeared in 10 games with three starts so far. He has worked 241/3 innings with 15 strikeouts and a 2.22 earned run average.
Merritt helped McLean win the 2019 Liberty District Tournament, defeating Yorktown in the championship game. He was an all-district player for McLean.