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Friday, September 2, 2016

Morro Wins Rookie of the Year

Barrie | by Ken Hashizume  

The 18-year-old was unanimous choice batting .404, 1 HR, & 15 RBIs in 27 games with Baycats.


Conner Morro is being recognized for a fantastic first year with the Barrie Baycats.
 
The 18-year-old 2nd baseman was the unanimous choice for the Brian Kerr Memorial Trophy as the Intercounty League's Rookie of the Year.
 
Morro batted .404 with a home run and 15 R-B-Is in 27 games this season.
 
He easily beat out Burlington Bandits pitcher Christian Hauck and London Majors outfielder RJ Fuhr.
 
Morro was also named to the 2nd IBL All-Star team.
 
He is joined by outfielder Ryan Spataro, 1st baseman Jordan Castaldo, and pitcher Emilis Guerrero. 
 
3rd baseman Kevin Atkinson was named to the 1st All-Star team.
 
On the field, the Baycats are up 2-0 on the Toronto Maple Leafs in the IBL finals after a 15-12 in Game 2 Wednesday night in Toronto.
 
Game 3 of the best-of-seven is Saturday night at the Barrie Sports Complex.


 
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