Wednesday Jun 24 2009
Jason Hampton voted The Placer Herald's Athlete of the Month for May
Rocklin High senior Jason Hampton was voted The Placer Herald's Athlete of the Month for May after winning an online vote at www.placerherald.com against Whitney High's Zack Graves (track and field) and Hannah Prigge (diving). Hampton was a major force for the Thunder baseball team this season. The pitcher/ first baseman drove in six runs while helping the Thunder beat Granite Bay in the Division II section championship game. He will play baseball on scholarship at Sacramento State.