Brooks Martin his record-setting 18th career victorystreatorsports.com - For the recordstreatorsports.com
STREATOR - Everyone involved with Streator High School baseball on Thursday night was happy for Brooks Martin
broke the 51-year-old SHS record for wins.
With a school record and a big conference victory against a chief rival on the line, Martin
came through in style.
"I was just glad that [the media] mentioned my brother when they started doing some stories about Brooks Martin
getting so close," Jim added.
was 6-3 as a sophomore before posting a 9-1 record as a junior last season, becoming one of only six players in SHS history to win nine games in a season.So far in 2006, Martin
is 3-1 in four starts, with victories over Prairie Central, Princeton and Ottawa, and a loss to Galesburg.
While Spraggon had more career decisions than Martin
does now, Martin
has been on SHS
teams that have played nearly twice as many games (87) as Spraggon did in three entire seasons (48) in the mid-1950s.