The Next Level: Graduate athlete roundup (June 12)

Many athletes who spent their high school years in Fayette County have moved on to play for college or professional teams. Below are the athletes who recently made headlines.

Spencer Patton • Pitcher • Omaha Storm Chasers

•June 9 – Patton, a South Central graduate, picked up his fifth straight save by tossing the final two innings of a 2-0 win at Sacramento. The Kansas City Royals Triple-A prospect struck out three and allowed two hits and two walks. On the season, he is 2-0, with a 1.12 earned-run average and 13 saves. He has struck out 37 batters in 32 innings over 22 appearances.
•June 5 – Patton earned a save by pitching the 1 2/3 innings of a 6-3 win against Oklahoma City. He struck out three.

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