Northwest Rankin’s Jolie Hays voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Softball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Northwest Rankin freshman Jolie Hays for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Softball Player of the Week for March 15-21!

The freshman went 6-for-10 at the plate over three games with two doubles, one RBI and two stolen bases in the leadoff spot for the Lady Cougars.

Hays received 43.1% of the vote, beating out DeSoto Central’s Arin Dale, who finished with 40.18%. Hernando’s Emme Muizers finished third with 9.6% and East Union’s Emily Coggin was fourth with 5.84%. There were over 147,000 votes tallied this week! 

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

Emily Coggin, East Union: Went 6-for-9 at the plate in a 3-0 week for East Union, mashing four home runs and driving in 10 runs.

Arin Dale, DeSoto Central: Went 6-for-10 at the plate over four games with a double, a triple and two RBIs in a 2-2 week for the Lady Jaguars.

Kira Finkley, Grenada: Pitched 12 innings in wins over Lafayette, Southaven, and DeSoto Central, giving up just three runs. Finkley had 21 strikeouts and was 4-for-7 hitting with a homerun and 4 RBIs. 

Natalie Herrington, Petal: Pitched 14 innings over two games in wins over Greene County and Poplarville without giving up a hit or an earned run and striking out 31 batters and issuing just one walk.

Paige Kilgore, Houston: Pitched a combined 12 innings in back-to-back wins over Eupora and Corinth. She gave up just two earned runs on five hits, struck out 22 batters and issued just one walk.

Emme Muizers, Hernando: Went 4-for-5 at the plate over three games with two home runs and five RBIs in a 3-0 week for the Lady Tigers.

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