Darrow among the best hitters in college league in Arizona

March 27, 2018

Jake Darrow baseball

Jake Darrow

Soldotna slugger Jake Darrow is soaring as a sophomore with Eastern Arizona.

He leads his team and ranks third in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference with a .426 batting average.

Darrow has collected 46 hits in 31 games and been walked [10] more than he’s struck out [9].

The former Soldotna High star returned to competitive baseball last year for the first time in three years after sitting out as a redshirt at another school and then taking part in a two-year religious mission.

He hit .282 as a freshman before getting back his timing this year and going on a tear.

Darrow leads Eastern Arizona in batting average, RBIs [17], doubles [4] and slugging percentage [.481].

He’s also 8-of-10 on stolen bases.