(WPRI) -- This week's Cardi's Furniture Hometown Sports Hero is East Greenwich senior David Hopkins.
The state's reigning Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year is hitting .400 for the Avengers, while going 3-0 on the mound with an ERA of 0.61 and two saves.
Last year, Hopkins hit .370, while recording five wins on the mound.
His success comes after David overcame a battle with leukemia as an 8-year-old.
The captain will continue his baseball career in South County when he heads to URI next season to play for the Rams.
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