Thursday, March 9, Sonic Player-of-the-Game – Payton Weinberg (Gainesville)

Sonic-logoOur Sonic Player-of-the-game for Thursday, March 9, is Payton Weinberg of the Gainesville baseball team.

Weinberg helped lead GHS to a 1-0 victory against Columbia (Lake City) in a Class 7A-District 3 opener.  The junior right-handed pitcher threw six innings and allowed no runs on five hits in picking up the victory.Payton Weinberg GHS Baseball

He also walked just one and struck out four batters in improving to 2-1 on the season.

Sean Wiggs drove in the only run of the game in the 4th with a two-out hit.

The Hurricanes improved to 5-2 overall and 1-0 in the district. Gainesville will travel to Lake City on Friday.

Every game The Prep Zone will recognize a Sonic Player-of-the-Game. The recipient receives a $10 gift card & certificate courtesy of Sonic of Gainesville & Ocala.