POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College sophomore catcher Carter Hankins has been named as the MACJC Baseball Player of the Week for his play last week.
Hankins was 8 of 19 (.421) at the plate in six games last week, driving in 13 runs as the Wildcats were 5-1 in doubleheaders on consecutive days against Alabama Southern, Southwest Tennessee and Jackson State (Tenn.).
Hankins, who played high school ball at Forrest County AHS, had four home runs, a double, walked once and reached on an error twice.
Three of his homers and nine of his RBIs came in the opener Friday night against Southwest Tennessee at Wildcat Stadium, a 15-9 victory.
For the season, Hankins is batting .515, with four home runs and 21 RBIs for the Wildcats, who are off to an 8-2 start to the 2016 season.