Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Mississippi high school baseball player of the week for March 8-14 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.
BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES FOR MARCH 8-14:
Hunter Hinds, Madison Central: Went 8-for-11 at the plate in four games last week, with two doubles, two home runs and 10 RBIs.
Brendon Minor, Madison Central: Pitched five innings without giving up a hit and struck out seven hitters, issuing just one walk in a win over Neshoba Central.
Kade Carpenter, Vancleave: Went 9-for-11 at the plate over three games with three home runs, a triple and two doubles, racking up 10 RBIs.
Zach Beasley, MRA: Pitched four innings in a win over West Jones, allowing one earned run on one hit with 11 strikeouts and two walks.
Levi Odom, Sumrall: Pitched six innings in a win over Lawrence County, allowing one earned run on two hits with 10 strikeouts and three walks.
Sam Thomas, St. Joseph: Went 5-for-8 at the plate over two games with a double and a home run, racking up seven RBIs.
Hudson Sandifer, St. Joseph: Pitched five innings without giving up an earned run or walking a batter, striking out six in a win over Morton.
Ty Wicker, Oxford: Pitched seven innings and got the complete-game, 2-1 win over Lafayette in the Crosstown Series. He gave up just one earned run on six hits with seven strikeouts and issued a pair of walks.