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Aidan Davis pitches for the Hinsdale varsity baseball team during Thursday’s playoff game against Sunapee.

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BRATTLEBORO — Twenty-two years after Major League Baseball pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux agreed that “chicks dig the longball” in a Nike ad, it became apparent that guys do too.

Hinsdale’s Aidan Davis, who hit a no-doubt homer against Mascenic, received 42 male votes and 150 total to earn Brattleboro Reformer Athlete of the Week honors.

“He’s going to be really good when he’s a senior,” said one fan during Thursday’s playoff game.

Davis is now in the running for a $25 gift certificate from the Marina along with Leland & Gray star Ava LeCours, Bellows Falls slugger Colton Baldasaro, Brattleboro power hitter Jack Pattison, Bellows Falls softball great Taryn Darrell, and Leland & Gray standout Hannah Landers.

The seventh batch of Athlete of the Week nominees for the spring season are shown below. In order to vote, simply go to www.facebook.com/brattlebororeformer and “like” your choice.

Jack Burke

The speed demon won the 100 and long jump for the Bellows Falls boys track team, which was the runner-up at Saturday’s Division 2 State Track and Field Meet. He also took second in the 200 and helped the 4x100 relay team to victory.

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Makaila Morse

She had three hits and drove in five runs to propel the Leland & Gray varsity softball team to a 19-11 comeback victory over Bellows Falls in a Division 3 playoff game.

Turner Clews

When the Brattleboro baseball team rallied to beat Colchester 3-2 in Friday’s Division 1 quarterfinal, the catcher made a run-scoring scoop on a throw to the plate and later smoked a two-run single to get the Colonels even on the scoreboard.

Delaney Wilcox

The Hinsdale shortstop paced her varsity softball team with three hits in a playoff victory over Franklin and again versus Sunapee in a quarterfinal.

Shane Covey can be reached at scovey@reformer.com or 802-254-2311 X163. On Twitter: @ShaneCovey.