LoTemple and Prarie earn Week 5 ICBL honors

Justin LoTemple (left) and Rojo Prarie (right). (Photos: SUE KANE)

By JOHN LIKANJE

Justin LoTemple (Monarchs/Alfred State College) and Rojo Prarie (Snow Cats/College of William and Mary) both earned Interstate Collegiate Baseball League (ICBL) honors for the second time this season. LoTemple reached base nine times in three games. Prarie compiled eight strikeouts over three outings.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK (8/3-8/9) Rochester East Division
Justin LoTemple, Monarchs/Alfred State College
OF Greece Athena High
LoTemple was named ICBL Player of the Week in Week Two (July 13-19). The 5-foot-11 outfielder collected four hits in five at-bats (.800 batting average) this past week, including a double and a home run, to lead the Monarchs to a 3-0 record. LoTemple scored five runs, drew four walks and produced two RBI as well. Last Wednesday against Diamond Pro Orange, he swatted a two-run shot, singled and drew a pair of walks in an 8-2 win.

Honorable Mentions

Patrick Bigham, Blue Jays/SUNY Fredonia 3-of-10 (.300 batting average), 5 RBI/2 R/ 1 BB; Noah Campanelli, Blue Jays/St. John Fisher College 3-of-7 (.429 batting average), 3B/7 BB/4 R/2 SB; James Cronin, Snow Cats/St. Lawrence University 3-of-11 (.273 batting average), HR/ 4 RBI/4 R/2 BB/SB

PITCHER OF THE WEEK (8/3-8/9) Rochester West Division
Rojo Prarie, Snow Cats/College of William and Mary
Prarie was named ICBL Pitcher of the Week in Week Four (July 27-August 2). The 5-foot-11 right-hander struck out eight of the 14 batters he faced over three outings to lead the Snow Cats to a 3-0 record and the division title. Prarie limited the damage to one hit and one walk over four innings. Last Friday in a 5-4 win over the Flyin’ Fish, he struck out the side in the sixth and five overall as part of a two-inning save.

Honorable Mentions

Maxx Countryman, Orioles/Finger Lakes Community College 1 G/4 IP/4 H/2 K/threw 35 of 38 pitches for strikes; A.J. Gartland, Snow Cats/Alfred State College 1 G/6 IP/3 H/1 BB/9 K/23 consecutive scoreless innings; Donovan Moffat, Orioles/St. Bonaventure University 1 G/4 IP/1 R/1 H/3 BB/8 K

ICBL Standings 2020
Rochester East Division W L Pct. GB Last 10 Strk
Monarchs 13 5 .722 0 8-2 W6
Blue Jays 11 8 .588 2.5 5-5 L1
DP Orange 9 10 .474 4.5 4-6 W2
Orioles 6 12 .333 7 4-6 W1
Rochester West Division
Snow Cats 16 3 .842 0 9-1 W9
Cardinals 11 7 .611 4.5 7-3 L2
Flyin’ Fish 6 12 .333 9.5 3-7 L4
DP Green 1 16 .059 14 0-10 L14

ICBL Upcoming Schedule
August 10
Orioles vs. Monarchs
Diamond Pro Orange vs. Blue Jays
August 11
Snow Cats vs. Cardinals
Diamond Pro Green vs. Flyin’ Fish
August 12
Blue Jays vs. Diamond Pro Orange
Monarchs vs. Orioles
August 13
Flyin’ Fish vs. Diamond Pro Green
Cardinals vs. Snow Cats
August 15
Blue Jays vs. Diamond Pro Green
Diamond Pro Green vs. Monarchs
Monarchs vs. Snow Cats
Snow Cats vs. Diamond Pro Orange
August 16
Diamond Pro Orange vs. Flyin’ Fish
Flyin’ Fish vs. Orioles
Orioles vs. Cardinals
Cardinals vs. Blue Jays

ICBL League Leaders
Player Team
On-Base% WHIP
LoTemple, J. Monarchs .569 Consaul, B. DP Orange .5
Trotta, M. Snow Cats .563 Gartland, AJ Snow Cats .54
Ferranti, P. Orioles .527 Prarie, R. Snow Cats .64
Serce, N. Monarchs .526 Serce, N. Monarchs .73
Campanelli, N. Blue Jays .516 Shirley, B. Snow Cats .84
Slugging BAA*
Rosso, S. Cardinals .711 Prarie, R. Snow Cats .104
LoTemple, J. Monarchs .667 Gartland, AJ Snow Cats .105
Ferranti, P. Orioles .527 Countryman, M. Orioles .157
Mackenzie, D. Flyin’ Fish .583 DeJohn, J. Cardinals .160
Trotta, M. Snow Cats .569 Hensahw, T. Orioles .169
OPS ERA
LoTemple, J. Monarchs 1.236 Gartland, AJ Snow Cats 0.25
Ferranti, P. Orioles 1.117 Prarie, R. Snow Cats 0.34
Griggs, T. Flyin’ Fish 1.140 Teska, A Blue Jays 1.45
Trotta, M. Snow Cats 1.132 Stuver, M. DP Orange 1.72
Rosso, S. Cardinals 1.116 Hall, E. DP Orange 1.84
*Batting Average Against

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