Name: Brandon Donovan
School: Steel Valley
Background: Donovan has had an excellent season on the mound and at the plate for a Steel Valley team (8-4, 7-2) that held the Class AA Section 4 lead heading into yesterday’s game against Jeannette. Donovan, a right-hander, is 4-0 with a 1.01 ERA. He has 29 strikeouts in 23 2/3 innings. Additionally, Donovan is batting .417 and has scored 15 runs.
Coach Tim Vickers said: “He’s worked really hard. He goes out and it’s almost like playing a video game. You tell him to hit a spot and he hits it.”