Brandon Burkes(Dudley HS) named CVCL Player of the Week

The Carolina Virginia Collegiate League has announced its weekly awards for week eight of the regular season and Kernersville Bulldog Brandon Burkes(Dudley HS/GTCC) has been recognized as CVCL Player of the Week.

Kernersville infielder Brandon Burkes carried the load offensively for Kernersville last week and helped the Bulldogs pick up three wins during the week. Brandon batted .556 in that time frame as an anchor in the middle of the Bulldogs lineup. Burkes ripped two doubles, blasted a grand slam homerun, drew three walks, and scored a team high six runs during the week. Brandon also collected 5 RBI’s and tallied two stolen bases for Kernersville during that span. Burkes reached base safely in eight of twelve plate appearances during the week for a .667 on base percenatage. Burkes, the 2013 Carolina Virginia Collegiate League Player of the Year, continues to swing a hot bat for Kernersville in 2014 as he is currently batting .383 for the season with 7 doubles, 21 RBI’s and 12 stolen bases.