BLASDELL, N.Y. (WKBW) — Frontier baseball player Brian Norsen is the first recipient of the Colpoys-Barrows Cup. It's an award that honors Western New York's "Scholastic Baseball Player of the Year."
Norsen was one of fifteen players from fourteen different schools at the awards ceremony held Wednesday night in Blasdell.
"It's definitely great to be up here with all of those guys and see them again," Norsen said about the other nominees. "I'm definitely very proud to be the first winner of that."
Last season with the Falcons, Norsen had a .423 batting average and had a school record 85 hits.
The other nominees for the award were Sean Hayes of Bishop Timon, Jack Putney of Clarence, Joe Pagano of Depew, Jack Migliore of Hamburg, Nick Partsch of Iroquois, Bryce Jackson of Jamestown, Dom Schmidt of Kenmore West, Nate Lockwood of Lake Shore, Trevor Luthart of Medina, Charlie Bruning of Roy-Hart, Sam Murphy and Will Carlone of St. Joe's, Chris Neino of St. Mary's, Chase Chodowski of West Seneca West, and Andrew Fairbrother of Williamsville North.