Here's a look at the Top Performers around the country for February 6-12:

Zach Diewert, OF

Polk State
2016 Sanford
11-23 (.478 avg), 7 R, 4 2B, 2 3B, HR, 5 RBI, BB, 2 SB

Diewert, a sophomore outfielder, helped the Eagles to a 4-1 record last week. He started with two doubles and three runs scored against Seminole State on Monday. On Tuesday versus St. Johns River, he added another hit, run and RBI to his ledger. Wednesday's matchup vs. Seminole State saw a triple, a single, two RBI and another run. Against Palm Beach State on Friday, he poked three three more hits and added a stolen base. He then ended his week against Tampa JV another double, another triple and two more runs. He leads the Eagles in runs, hits, doubles, triples, home runs and steals through twelve games.

Tyler Homer, DH

Valdosta State
2016 Winter Park
5-10 (.500 avg), 5 R, 2B, 3 HR, 7 RBI, BB

The 2016 Florida League homerun champion showcased his power stroke last week for Valdosta State, helping them take two out of three games from Wingate University. Homer started the series off with a bang, clubbing a double and two homeruns with three runs scored and four RBI in game one of a doubleheader on Saturday. In game two, he would add his third longball of the day and two RBI. He then closed the weekend off with a hit, run and RBI on Sunday. Through two weeks of play, he leads the Blazers in slugging, homeruns, RBI and total bases.

Michael Gouge, OF

North Georgia
2013 Winter Park
10-18, 8 R, 9 RBI, 6 2B, 2 HR, 2 BB

To say that Gouge was hot with the bat this week would be an understatement. The former Diamond Dawg was an extra-base hit MACHINE in four games, helping the Nighthawks to a 3-1 record. He got warmed up on Wednesday against Southern Wesleyan by going 3-6 with two doubles, two runs and two RBI. On Friday, against the #1 ranked Nova Southeastern Sharks, he tallied two more doubles, scored twice and drove in a run in the Nighthawks' win. He felt like changing things up on Saturday by adding a homerun and single to ANOTHER two-double performance, finishing the day 4-5 with three runs and three RBI. He gave second base a break on Sunday, but still popped a three-run dinger in a 1-4 day at the plate. He slugged 1.222 over the course of the week, and now leads North Georgia in almost every offensive category.

Karl Ellison

2016 Winter Garden Squeeze
6-10, 4 R, 2 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 2 BB

Ellison made the most of his time at the plate during Lynn's weekend series against Columbus State, reaching base eight times in twelve plate appearances. Five of his six hits went for extra bases, including two doubles and a dinger in Friday's series opener. After going 0-2 with a walk during Saturday's contest, he wrapped up the week a double shy of the cycle on Sunday, going 3-3 with a single, triple and homerun. Lynn was able to take the series 2-1. His six extra-base hits on the year lead the team, and he is slugging .909 on the season. He was awarded Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week for his efforts.

Other Notable Performances:

Drew Beaver
UNC Pembroke
2015 Leesburg
9-16, 5 R, 5 RBI, 2 2B, 3B

Zach Goble
Armstrong State
2017 DeLand
4-7, 7 R, 2B, HR, 8 RBI, 3 BB

Kyle Guttveg
Embry Riddle
2017 Winter Park
5-13, 5 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI

Will Hodges
Armstrong State
2017 DeLand
7-14, 4 R, 2 2B, 2 HR, 12 RBI

Sergio Lopez
2016-17 Sanford
6-9, 4 R, 3B, 2 HR, 9 RBI

Chase Pilato
Florida Southern
2016 Winter Garden/2017 Altamonte
Win, 7 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K

Jason Moore
2017 Leesburg
4-10, 2B, HR, 2 R, 1 RBI 

Dan Oberst
Indian River State
2017 Winter Garden
9-18, 2 R, 3 2B, 2 RBI

Kevin Santa
2015 Sanford
7-14, 6 R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI

Jason Sierra
Florida Southern
2015 Sanford/2016 Altamonte
5-15, 2 HR, 2 R, 6 RBI

Justin Smith
St. Johns River
2016 Sanford
6-18, 6 R, 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 8 BB, SB

Omar Villaman
Florida Southern
2016-17 Sanford
6-15, 4 R, 3 RBI, 2B, 3B, 2 SB

Cole Warken
Polk State
2016 Sanford
8-20, 7 R, 3 2B, 2 RBI, 2 BB



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