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Eli Herink

Archbishop Bergan High School

Eli Herink of Fremont Bergan is the Athlete
of the Week.

The senior helped the Knights to a runnerup finish Friday in the Heartland Athletic
Conference Baseball Tournament in
Lincoln.
In a 6-2 opening-round win over Lincoln
Northeast, Herink had two hits and drove

in four runs.

In the second round, the Knights downed
second-seeded Grand Island 4-2 as Herink
had two hits, a RBI and a run scored. The
outfielder continued his torrid hitting in the
a 10-4 semifinal win against third-seeded
Lincoln Southeast. He clubbed three hits,
including a home run. He also drove in five
runs.

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“Eli had a big day for us at the plate and his
home run in the fifth came at a huge point in
the game (putting Bergan up 5-2),” Bergan
coach Jeff Hayden said. “It was awesome to
see a senior come up with such a big at-bat
at a crucial point in the game.”

Although the Knights suffered a 6-3 loss
to Lincoln East in the championship game,
Herink went 2-for-3 with three RBI.

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