Boys Athlete of the Week (April 10): Matt Tilley, Gilman, baseball

Boys Athlete of the Week (April 10): Matt Tilley, Gilman, baseball (Handout photo / April 8, 2013)

The senior shortstop-outfielder led the Greyhounds (12-4) to a 4-1 record last week. Tilley came through offensively and defensively late in a dramatic 9-8 win over No. 14 Mount St. Joseph in the President's Cup semifinal game Saturday. He hit a two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning to give the Greyhounds the lead and then helped end the game in the bottom of the frame when he turned a double play at shortstop. Tilley batted .436 in the five games, including two home runs, two doubles, eight RBIs, eight runs scored, two stolen bases and a sacrifice fly. Gilman also had wins over Georgetown Prep, McDonogh and St. Paul's early in the week before losing to Archbishop Spalding. Tilley, who maintains a 3.6 grade point average and has accepted a baseball scholarship from William and Mary, also played football and basketball at Gilman.

Others considered: J.D. Caulkins, Archbishop Curley, baseball; Carter Flaig, St. Paul's, lacrosse; Devin Frampton, Digital Harbor, baseball; Max Greene, Gilman, lacrosse; Luke Skovira, Archbishop Curley, baseball


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