MCC’s Arjun Huerta named Region IX pitcher of the week
McCook Community College pitcher Arjun Huerta has been named Region IX Pitcher of the Week. The sophomore left-hander from Willemstad, Caracao, was dominant in his start against Northeastern Junior College on Saturday. Huerta's went six innings against the Plainsmen in a saw Huerta toss six innings in a 5-1 win. He allowed one run, four hits, and struck out nine. On the season Huerta has pitched in nine games, starting eight of them he is 3-3 in 39.2 innings of work, with a 4.82 ERA, has allowed 42 hits, 20 walks and he has struck out 61 hitters. When he isn’t pitching, he plays centerfield and has appeared in 47 games this year and in 124 at bats is hitting .315 with four home runs, 10 doubles, 15 stolen bases, and 20 RBIs.