DeSoto Central’s Gavin Brassfield voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Baseball Player of the Week

Congratulations to DeSoto Central sophomore Gavin Brassfield for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Baseball Player of the Week for March 15-21!

Brassfield went 5-for-9 at the plate with a double, a home run and nine RBIs as the Jaguars went 3-2 over five games over the week of spring break.

Brassfield received 50.45% of the vote, beating out DeSoto Central’s Coleman Haltom, who finished with 20.32%. Jackson Prep’s Will Gibbs finished third with 6.1% and Tupelo’s Hunter Elliott finished fourth with 4.71%. There were over 17,000 votes tallied this week! 

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for March 15-21:

Alec Adams, Forrest County AHS: Threw 116 pitches in nine innings of work for the Aggies without giving up an earned run, striking out six batters and issuing just one walk in an extra-inning loss to Poplarville.

Jordan Belsome, Poplarville: Worked 7.2 innings in a 4-1 extra-inning win over Poplarville, giving up just one earned run on two hits with 19 strikeouts and three walks.

Hunter Elliott, Tupelo: Hit a grand slam in a 9-1 win over Pontotoc, then went 2-for-4 and drove in five more runs in a 13-1 win over Itawamba AHS.

Will Gibbs, Jackson Prep: Scattered three hits over six innings without giving up a run in a 3-0 win over West Harrison, striking out 12 batters without walking any.

Coleman Haltom, DeSoto Central: Scattered five hits over seven innings in two outings for the Jags without giving up an earned run, striking out eight batters without issuing a walk.

Max Miller, Vancleave: Worked all four innings of a 10-0, run-rule shortened win over Pillow Academy without giving up a hit, striking out nine batters without issuing a walk.

Gatlin Sanders, Madison Central: Went 5-for-9 with seven RBIs, two walks and three stolen bases in a 3-0 week for the Jaguars.

Carson Robb, Vancleave: Pitched six innings without giving up a hit or an earned run in a 10-1 win over Oak Grove, striking out 10 batters without issuing a walk.

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