Oxford’s Ty Wicker voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Baseball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Oxford junior Ty Wicker for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Baseball Player of the Week for March 8-14!

Wicker 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.

Wicker received 55.96% of the vote, beating out St. Joseph’s Sam Thomas, who finished with 27.81%. St. Joseph’s Hudson Sandifer finished third with 9.4% and Madison Central’s Hunter Hinds finished fourth with 2.58%. There were over 26,000 votes tallied this week! 

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated 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.

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