Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Mississippi high school softball 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.
SOFTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES FOR MARCH 8-14:
Jaclyn Carter, Hernando: Went 8-for-15 at the plate with three doubles and drove in seven runs in four Lady Tiger wins.
Kira Finkley, Grenada: Picked up three wins in three starts, allowing just one earned run in 19 innings of work and racking up 35 strikeouts.
Jaycee Holifield, Stringer: Went 8-for-10 at the plate with a double, a triple and six RBIs in back-to-back wins.
Ryanne Hornsby, Oak Grove: Picked up three wins, allowing just three earned runs on nine hits and racking up 23 strikeouts in 16 innings of work.
Avery Johnston, Vancleave: Got the complete-game, shut-out win in an extra-inning win over Lake, scattering five hits over eight innings with 12 strikeouts.
Izzy Martin, Pearl River Central: Went 7-for-16 at the plate with two home runs and three doubles, racking up 10 RBIs in a 3-1 week for the Lady Blue Devils.
Mary Kimble Price, Kosciusko: Went 10-for-16 at the plate over four games with two home runs, two doubles and 10 RBIs in a 3-1 week for the Lady Whippets.
Sydni Stevens, Ridgeland: Went 5-for-11 at the plate with two triples, driving in seven runs in three Lady Titan wins.