Dean Pons Jr., a junior on the Westerly High baseball team, is the Athlete of the Week for the week ending May 8.
Pons struck out 10 and drove in three runs as Westerly opened the season with a 19-1 win over Juanita Sanchez.
Pons was also 2 for 2 with a double. He allowed just one hit on the mound.
Pons received 757 votes. A total of 1,868 votes were cast in last week’s balloting.