Wickum was dominant in the circle in both wins of Sutter’s impressive double-header against Lassen on Saturday. She threw 13 innings, allowed only three earned runs, and got the decision in both games. Wickum also went 3-6 with three RBIs, a walk, and a sac fly.
Wickum received 45.78% of the vote, beating out Saint Francis (Mountain View)’s Shannon Keighran who finished second with 34.64%. Archbishop Mitty’s Chris Stivaletti and Anthony Sanguinetti tied for fourth with 8.86%. There were over 45,000 votes tallied this week!
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of May 3-9:
Samantha Rocha, Notre Dame (Salinas) softball: Rocha got wins in both of the Spirits’ games last week, throwing five innings with one earned run in a 2-1 win over San Benito, and throwing a complete game (seven innings) shutout with 15 strikeouts against Monterrey. She also hit against Monterrey and went 2-3 with an RBI-triple and a run.
Aissa Silva, Elk Grove softball: Silva threw a complete game (seven innings) with only an unearned run allowed and 11 strikeouts in a 10-1 win against Davis. She also threw 2.1 innings with no hits or runs allowed the day before in a loss against Sutter.
Malaya Johnson, Roseville softball: Johnson was unreal in the circle as Roseville went 3-0 last week. On Monday and Wednesday she threw complete game (seven out) two-hitters with 12 strikeouts each and only one earned run allowed between them. On Friday, she threw 4.1 scoreless innings in a 7-5 win against River Valley. Additionally, Johnson went 4-10 with two doubles, three RBIs, and two runs scored in those games.
Jaylee Ojo, Sheldon softball: Ojo practically hit through the cycle in Monday’s 19-1 rout of McClatchy, going 3-3 with a double, a triple, a home run, and a walk, with four RBIs and four runs scored. The next day, she threw a complete game shutout in a 10-0 win over Pleasant Grove, and went 2-5 with an RBI and a run scored.
Reina Zermeno, Sheldon softball: In those two games, Zermeno went 6-9 with two home runs and a double, with five runs scored and four RBIs.
Jenna Birch, Del Oro softball: In a 13-1 rout of Granite Bay, Birch got the win in the circle with one earned run allowed in five innings, and also went 2-3 with three runs scored at bat.
Jessica Oakland, Saint Francis (Mountain View) softball: In two games last week, blowout wins against Archbishop Mitty and Presentation, Oakland went 5-6 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs, seven RBIs, six runs scored, and a walk.
Sydney Stewart, Saint Francis (Mountain View) softball: Stewart went 3-4 with two home runs and four RBIs, and drew three walks.
Shannon Keighran, Saint Francis (Mountain View) softball: Against one of the state’s most explosive offenses in Archbishop Mitty, Keighran, a freshman, threw seven innings with no earned runs for a win.
Brooke Davis, Escalon softball: In an 8-4 win against Sierra, Davis went 3-4 with two doubles, and also a complete game win (seven innings) in the circle.
Lexi Holihan, Vista Del Lago softball: Holihan pitched a complete game win on Monday against Del Campo, and went 3-4 with a home run at the plate. Then she threw four hitless, scoreless innings in a 5-0 win against Rio Americano on Wednesday and struck out nine.
Taylor Rodriguez, Livermore softball: Rodriguez threw a complete game (seven innings) two-hitter in a 2-1 win against Granada, allowing just one unearned run and fanning 13.
Ryan Maddox, Clovis North softball: Maddox had two complete game (seven innings) wins with just one earned run allowed last week to beat Clovis and Clovis East, and also went 3-7 at the plate.
Stella Gidcumb, Paso Robles softball: In a three-game series sweep of Righetti last week, Gidcumb went 7-10 with a homer and two doubles, plus three walks. She drove in seven and scored a whopping eight times.
Hannah Chambers, Paso Robles softball: Chambers played in two of those games, going 4-7 with a home run, a walk, six RBIs, and four runs scored. She also pitched three innings with no earned runs allowed.
Carson Gomes, Arroyo Grande baseball: In two wins against Righetti, Gomes went 5-6 with three doubles and two RBIs. He also threw a complete game (seven innings) victory on the mound with only one run allowed.
Sam Frizzi, Elk Grove baseball: Elk Grove took two games out of three against Jesuit last week, and Frizzi was key in both of those wins. On Monday he threw a complete game (seven innings) win with two earned runs allowed, and went 1-3 with a 3-run triple and a walk. He also went 2-3 with a walk and a run in Friday’s 6-5 win.
Hayden Jung-Goldberg, Palo Alto baseball: Jung-Goldberg led Palo Alto to a 3-0 week going 6-9 with a walk and five runs scored.
Josh Elam, Live Oak baseball: Elam led the way as Live Oak scored 38 runs in three games last week, going 6-10 with two walks, six RBIs and five runs.
Chris Stivaletti, Archbishop Mitty baseball: Stivaletti led the Monarchs to a three-game sweep of rival Bellarmine last week batting 7-11 with a walk and four RBIs.
Anthony Sanguinetti, Archbishop Mitty baseball: Sanguinetti threw a complete game shutout in Monday’s 5-0 win.
Dillon Goetz, Sequoia baseball: Sequoia put up 17 runs in two wins against San Mateo last week, led by Goetz’ line of 5-8 with a double, a triple, a home run, three RBIs, and three runs.
Caleb Chance, De La Salle baseball: In a 3-0 week for the Spartans, Chance went 6-8 with five runs scored and five RBIs.
Will Heron, Rio Americano baseball: Rio Americano swept El Camino in three games by a crazy aggregate score of 47-0, featuring some eye-popping stat lines from Daniel Giberson, Will Lindberg, and Nolan Barry. But Heron’s was the best: 7-10 with three home runs, a double, seven RBIs, and five runs scored.
Woody Gardina, Calaveras baseball: Calaveras played two games last week, both wins against Bret Harte, and Gardina went 6-6 with three runs and two RBIs.
Gus Toffinelli, Calaveras baseball: Toffinelli went 5-6 with a double, a triple, a walk, two runs scored and four RBIs.
Andy Rios, Calaveras baseball: Rios went 5-7 with two doubles, two walks, four RBIs, two runs, and a perfect inning on the mound.
Silvia Fonongaloa, Salesian College Preparatory girls basketball: Fonongaloa dropped 29 points and 15 boards in a 72-67 win against Antelope, and also posted 14 points, eight rebounds, and three blocks in a rout of Campolindo.
Una Jovanovic, Pinewood girls basketball: Una Jovanovic, Pinewood girls basketball: Jovanovic averaged 17.3 points, four assists, and 3.7 rebounds per game last week with an EFG% of 57.3 as Pinewood blew out all three of its opponents.
Bella Stevens, Santa Cruz girls basketball: Stevens averaged 24.3 points per game, 5.3 rebounds, and 3.3 steals per game in a 3-0 week shooting over 55% from the field.
Hailey Hoff, Archbishop Mitty girls basketball: Hoff averaged 21.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, two assists, 1.5 steals, and a block per game as Mitty beat Aragon twice.
Malia Cabigon, Righetti girls basketball: Cabin dropped 27 points and 18 rebounds in a win over Santa Barbara, and also went for 15 points and six boards in a victory against Orcutt Academy.
Jordan Allred, Miramonte girls basketball: Allred averaged 16.3 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, and 3.3 assists per game as Miramonte went 3-0.
Emmanuel Callas, Campolindo boys basketball: Callas averaged 19.3 points, eight rebounds, and three steals per game last week as Campo went 3-0 against Miramonte, Northgate, and Bishop O’Dowd.
Andrej Stojakavic, Jesuit boys basketball: Stojakavic, son of Sacramento legend Peja Stojakavic, had 17 points and nine assists in a 53-48 win over Granite Bay, and erupted for 34 points, 13 rebounds, two assists, and two blocks on 15-21 shooting in a 53-46 victory against Sheldon.
Jeremiah Dargan, Clayton Valley Charter boys basketball: Dargan averaged 23 points, 10 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 2.5 steals, and two blocks a game on over 64% shooting in wins against Acalanes and College Park.
Miles Byrd, Lincoln (Stockton) boys basketball: Byrd led Lincoln to a 3-0 week averaging 24.7 points, seven rebounds, 3.7 assists, 3.7 steals, and two blocks per game on 60% shooting.
Jincho Rivera, St. Joseph (Santa Maria) boys basketball: Rivera led the Knights to a 4-0 week averaging 22 points, 10 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 1.8 steals per game on 68% shooting.
Steven Vasquez, St. Joseph (Santa Maria) boys basketball: Vasquez averaged 16.8 points, 5.8 assists, and four steals per game on 47% shooting, with a huge effective field goal percentage of 59.4%.
Jaylen Wells, Folsom boys basketball: Wells averaged 29.3 points per game as the Bulldogs went 3-0 against Vanden, Rocklin, and Del Oro.