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Athlete Of The Week - Sarah Peterson
April 13, 2011
4-12 Peterson AOW
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There’s only so many things a prep athlete can do with one swing of the bat. Oakdale High softballer Sarah Peterson showed off the best of those things with a grand slam to score the first four runs of an 8-3 win for the varsity Lady Mustangs over East Union on March 31.

The mammoth shot set the tone for a huge Oakdale win and left Oakdale in prime position in the league standings. Oakdale fell in its following game, but a 10-0 win over Sonora secured Oakdale’s tie with Sierra atop the Valley Oak League at the season’s midway point.

Peterson has displayed a hot bat in key contests all season, but her towering four-RBI home run nabbed an easy selection as The Leader’s Athlete of the Week.

Her continued swings of the bat should be a credit to the program all season.