Athlete of the Week: Emma Burke

Emma Burke currently plays for the Chatham County Heroes League team


Emma Burke, a first baseman for the Chatham County Heroes League softball team, earns athlete of the week honors for the week of June 3.

Burke, a rising senior at Chatham Central, went 4-5 from the plate and contributed four RBIs in Chatham County’s 10-7 win over South Wake on June 5.

After Chatham County gave up a 7-3 lead in the bottom of the seventh inning, Burke doubled to right field in the top of the eighth, knocking in two runs to put Chatham County’s lead back up to three. Just three games in to the Heroes League season, Burke has seven hits.