James Flynn of the Faith Academy Rams is named the MIDTOWN OPTIMIST CLUB "Pitcher of the Week" for the fourth week of the 2020 area high school baseball season.
Flynn pitched a masterful no-hitter as his Rams shutout West Florida 9 to 0.
The right-hander fanned 13 in the seven inning complete game. He walked one while 63 of his 110 pitches were strikes.
Last month, Flynn and teammate Eli Giles combined to hurl a no-hitter in the Rams' 4 to 1 win over the Theodore Bobcats. Flynn struck out 10 in six innings of work on 86 pitches. Giles struck out the side in the seventh on 15 pitches.
Flynn is 2-0 this season with a 0.41 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 17 innings pitched.
James and his parents along with his coach Matt Seymour will attend the MIDTOWN OPTIMIST CLUB baseball awards Luncheon at the Azalea City Golf Course Clubhouse on Wednesday, March 25th at Noon.
Eight players will be recognized and rewarded.
Former 12-year major leaguer player; major league hitting coach and Mobile Bay Bears Manager Turner Ward of Saraland will be the guest speaker and present awards eight all-star athletes.
Players also receive a complimentary copy of MOBILE BASEBALL CONNECTION, History of Baseball in Mobile, Alabama.