Zach Walker rattled off each injury, steadily, defiantly, like a survivor.
“Contusion on both frontal lobes of the brain,” he started.
“Traumatic brain injury — bleeding of the brain. Fractured pelvis. Broken rib. Contusion of the lung. Ruptured bladder. Shattered left wrist.”
Those injuries were the result a snowboarding accident during the winter of his sophomore year at Medway High. Now, two years later, having overcome a medically induced coma and a lengthy recovery, he has developed into one of the most dominant right-handed pitchers in the state.
Walker threw no-hitters in back-to-back starts for Medway this spring, part of a sparkling stretch that included six shutouts in a row. The senior righthander was the Tri-Valley League’s MVP award and was named a Globe All-Scholastic. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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