The PLAYMAKERS powered by UTMB Health (5/11/22)
The Greater Houston area is loaded with elite talent in every sport. Welcome to the VYPE Playmakers, powered by UTMB Health, where we take a look at five student-athletes making a difference on the field or track.
Caden Ferraro, Pearland
>> Caden Ferraro, Pearland, baseball
Ferraro has been stellar for the Oilers this season. The junior is hitting .312 and leads Pearland in RBIs (28), walks (19), doubles (7) and home runs (4). He has a .427 on-base percentage and has only struck out nine times in 90 at-bats. The 6-foot-2, 195-pounder is a Texas A&M commit.
Chloe Riassetto, Friendswood
>> Chloe Riassetto, Friendswood, softball
Riassetto is making the most of her senior year with an outstanding campaign for the Mustangs. The University of Louisiana commit is hitting .434 and leads Friendswood in RBIs (40) and home runs (nine). She has a .468 on-base percentage and has struck out just seven times in 99 at-bats. Riassetto is also just as dominant in the circle with 14-2 record and 1.20 ERA, striking out 188 and walking 32 over 128 1/3 innings.
Camryn Dickson, Clear Brook
>> Camryn Dickson, Clear Brook, track and field
The Texas A&M commit has one final hurrah of her illustrious high school career with the state meet approaching this weekend. Odds are the young lady will not disappoint. Dickson qualified for state in the 200-meter dash after winning the event in the Region III-6A meet with a time of 23.39 seconds.
Joel Hutchins, Lutheran South Academy
>> Joel Hutchins, Lutheran South Academy, track and field
Hutchins won the 100-meter dash state championship with a school record time of 10.67, took bronze in the 200-meter dash (22.71) and then anchored the bronze-medal-winning 4x100-meter relay (43.00) at the TAPPS 5A track and field meet this month. His big day helped the Pioneers beat out TMI-Episcopal by 21 points and capture their first team state title since 2002.
>> Hailey Golden, Pearland, softball
Golden has been big-time for the Oilers this year, hitting .a team-best .664 with 24 RBIs, 36 stolen bases and seven doubles this season. The Texas A&M commit has only struck out four times and has an unreal .704 on-base percentage. The junior outfielder helped Pearland to a district championship this season.
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