Central (Fresno)’s Mia Nishikawa voted SBLive’s Northern California High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Central (Fresno) softball sophomore Mia Nishikawa for being voted SBLive’s Northern California High School Athlete of the Week for May 31-June 6!

In Central’s only game last week, Nishikawa pitched a complete game shutout (seven innings) and two-hitter. She also went 1-2 at bat.

Nishikawa ran away with this week’s honor, receiving 73.52% of the total vote.

We are currently accepting Athlete of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of May 31-June 6:

Talia Medalle, Dixon girls basketball: In Dixon’s only game of the week, Medalle notched 20 points (7-11 FG), 16 assists, and six steals in a blowout win against Casa Roble.

Aaliyah Thompson, Corcoran girls basketball: Thompson went for 27 points on 80% shooting, six blocks, and a season-high 16 rebounds in Corcoran’s only game of the week, a 77-62 victory against Rosamond.

Brecklin Beaman, Sacramento Adventist boys basketball: Beaman led the Capitals to a 2-0 week averaging 29.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 11 assists, and 5.5 steals per game on 59% EFG.

Samuel Bazunga, St. Joseph (Santa Maria) boys basketball: Bazunga scored 26 points on 13-17 shooting with 11 rebounds, two blocks, and two steals in a win over Clovis West.

Makena Goldbeck, Maria Carrillo softball: Goldbeck pitched 8.2 innings without allowing an earned run in an extra-innings win against Cardinal Newman. She also went 2-4 at the plate.

Jessica Oakland, Saint Francis (Mountain View) softball: Oakland led Saint Francis to a 2-0 week batting 4-7 with three home runs and five RBIs.

Rachael Bles, Petaluma softball: In Petaluma’s only win last week, a rout of Vintage, Bles went 4-4 with two home runs, a double, and five RBIs.

Meika Lauppe, East Nicolaus softball: Lauppe was dominant in the circle for both games of a two-game sweep of Paradise, totaling 11 inning with 16 strikeouts, only three baserunners allowed, and no runs.

Jerzie Brown, East Nicolaus softball: Brown led East Nicolaus on offense going 6-7 with a double and a triple, three RBIs, and four runs scored.

Daniel O’Sullivan, Colusa baseball: O’Sullivan led Colusa to a two-game sweep of Live Oak batting 5-7 with a triple, a home run, and a walk, eight RBIs, and five runs scored.

Malcolm Moore, McClatchy baseball: In just two games last week, Moore went 6-7 with a walk, three home runs, 10 RBIs, and six runs scored.

Garrett Lewis, Petaluma baseball: Lewis led the Trojans to a 2-0 week batting 5-5 with three walks, a double, two homers, five RBIs, and five runs.

Tyler Van Dyk, Central Catholic baseball: In a 2-0 week for the Raiders, Van Dyk threw a complete game allowing no earned runs, and also went 3-8 with two RBIs at the plate.

Elijah Rogalski, Rio Americano baseball: Rogalski played in three games of Rio Americano’s 4-0 week, throwing four scoreless innings across two games for a win and a no-decision, racking up nine K’s. In Wednesday’s game, he went 4-4 with two doubles, a triple, and a home run, and came around to score five times will driving in four runs.

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