Madison Central’s Jamyiyah Cotten voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Softball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Madison Central junior Jamyiyah Cotten for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Softball Player of the Week for April 5-11!

The junior was 8-for-11 at the plate for the Lady Jags. She had 2 doubles, 1 home run, 4 RBIs, and 7 runs scored.

Cotten received 44.51% of the vote, beating out Hernando’s Riley Eyster, who finished with 35.86%. Columbia’s Kacey Stampley finished third with 8.88% and DeSoto Central’s Megan Vinson was fourth with 1.64%.

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for April 5-11:

Kinley Ainsworth, Puckett: Went 7-for-11 at the plate with a double, two triples and a home run over a 3-0 week for the Lady Wolves.

Brandi Bond, Sumrall: Went 8-for-18 at the plate with three doubles, two home runs, 10 RBIs and eight runs scored over a 4-0 week for the Lady Bobcats. 

Riley Eyster, Hernando: Went 8-for-14 at the plate with a double, a home run, six RBIs and eight stolen bases and 10 runs scored in a 4-0 week for the Lady Tigers. 

Torrie Jones, Terry: Went 5-for-9 at the plate with a double, two triples, two RBIs and scored eight runs in back-to-back wins over Murrah and Natchez. Also pitched 10 combined innings in the two victories, giving up three earned runs with 18 strikeouts.

Isabel Martin, Pearl River Central: Went a combined 5-for-7 at the plate with a double, a triple, three RBIs and seven runs scored in a win over Picayune and a loss to Sumrall.

Sydney Phillips, Northwest Rankin: Went 6-for-12 at the plate with a triple, four RBIs and five runs scored in a 2-2 week for the Lady Cougars.

Kacey Stampley, Columbia: Went 2-for-3 the plate and pitched 13 combined innings without giving up an earned run in back-to-back wins over Bogue Chitto and Magee, striking out 15 hitters.

Megan Vinson, DeSoto Central: Went 2-0 in the circle for the Lady Jaguars without giving up an earned run. She gave up just five hits and a walk and struck out 26 batters.

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