Dutchtown senior pitcher Jack Merrifield is the parish's Athlete of the Week.

This week’s Weekly Citizen Athlete of the Week, brought to you by Rouses Market, is senior pitcher Jack Merrifield of Dutchtown.

In the Griffins’ 6-0 first-round upset over Mandeville, Merrifield pitched a complete-game shutout in which he surrendered just one hit. He struck out eight.

In Dutchtown’s game-two series win over Northshore, Merrifield pitched another complete game. He gave up five hits and two runs, while striking out 10 batters.