Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Softball Player of the Week?

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Softball Player of the Week for April 12-18 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff.

Read through the nominees and cast your vote. We’ll send a free SBLive T-shirt to the winner of the poll! Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced Monday. 

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Reis Beuerlein, Pinnacle: Beuerlein fired a three-hitter with 18 strikeouts (one walk), pitching Pinnacle to an 8-0 win over Mountain View on Friday. She also tripled and drove in three.

Carlee Cherhoniak, Bradshaw Mountain: Cherhoniak homered, drove in four and scored four times in Bradshaw Mountain’s 21-3 rout of Glendale on Monday.

Kyrie Denny, Catalina Foothills: Denny homered, drove in three and pitched a no-hitter with seven strikeouts as Catalina Foothills defeated Pueblo 10-0 on Monday. She also was the winning pitcher in Thursday’s 7-5 victory against Mountain View, striking out eight in seven innings.

Bridget Donahey, Xavier Prep: Donahey homered, doubled, had five RBIs and scored three runs in Xavier Prep’s 16-1 win over Tucson on Tuesday.

Chloe Hetrick, Centennial: Hetrick doubled twice and drove in three, leading Centennial to an 11-1 win over Central on Monday.

Sam Hildebrandt, Sunnyslope: Hildebrandt twirled a four-hitter with seven strikeouts in Sunnyslope’s 6-0 win over Boulder Creek on Monday. She pitched another complete game and struck out six in Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Cactus.  

Courtney Lake, Mountain Ridge: Lake homered, doubled, scored four runs and knocked in three as Mountain Ridge beat Westwood 16-5 on Tuesday. She homered again and drove in five during a 12-2 win over Boulder Creek on Thursday.  

Payton Maguire, Red Mountain: Maguire, a freshman, homered in the seventh inning for the only run in Red Mountain’s 1-0 win over Perry on Tuesday. Two nights later, she tripled, singled twice and drove in three in a 12-0 rout of Dobson.

Cassidy Morrow, Sahuaro: Morrow homered and singled in Sahuaro’s 3-1 victory against Desert View on Monday. The next night, she had two more hits as the Cougars beat Cholla 4-1.

Audrey Reeder, Williams Field: Reeder, a freshman, was 5 for 5 with a home run in Williams Field’s 14-1 victory against North Canyon on Wednesday. In the circle, she allowed three hits in six innings.

Alex Reeve, Corona del Sol: Reeve singled, doubled, homered and had five RBIs in Corona del Sol’s 16-5 win over Dobson on Monday. Tuesday, she scored three runs in an 11-4 win over Chaparral.   

Madeline Ugalde, Basha: Ugalde pitched a one-hitter with 16 strikeouts as Basha edged Maricopa for a 1-0 victory Tuesday.

Jolissa Valdez, Tolleson Union: Valdez, a sophomore, homered twice and walked twice and finished with eight RBIs in Tolleson Union’s 22-0 rout of West Point on Thursday. She also recorded two wins in the circle last week.

Kate Vance, Hamilton: Vance homered twice with six RBIs in Hamilton’s 9-6 win over Casteel on Monday. She homered, doubled and drove in two, helping the Huskies defeat Pinnacle 7-1 on Tuesday. Thursday, she homered again and drove in three in a 13-7 victory against Perry.

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