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Dehoux named Apprentice Athlete of the Year

Mathews native Jonathan Dehoux, a standout first baseman on the Apprentice School team, was named the school’s 2009-10 Athlete of the Year. He received his award during the Peninsula Sports Club Headliners Night on Monday, June 14 at the Hampton Holiday Inn.

Dehoux, a senior at the school and maintenance electrician apprentice, ends his career at the Apprentice School with a string of single-season and career records for the baseball program.

He currently has or shares 30 records including career hits (265), runs batted in (220), single game RBIs (10), single season hits (72 in 2008 and 2009) and single season batting average (.450 in 2009) to name a few.

This year, he finished with a .392 batting average with 71 hits, 17 doubles, one triple, 13 home runs and 63 RBIs in 41 games for the Builders. He’s had an 11-game consecutive hits streak and ended with a nine-game streak.

Dehoux has had 25 multi-hit games, 10 of which were at least three-hit games, and 20 multi-...

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