Welcome to the Bay Area Newsgroup (wed news And East Bay TimesVoted Girls Athlete of the Week.
For the entire academic year, we’ll provide a list of candidates who stood out in the past week and allow you, the reader, to vote for the winner.
This week, we consider demonstrations from April 4-10.
Voting closed at 5 pm on Wednesday.
Until then, vote as many times as you want.
Candidates may be nominated for the Future Athlete Election of the Week firstname.lastname@example.org,
We also review submitted statistics maxpreps by trainers/team statisticians.
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Katie Bauer, Monte Vista Softball: Senior C/INF led the Mustangs 7-6, an eight-inning reversal at No. 9 Foothill (Bang Top 20) with 5 attempts for 5 wickets. He scored two runs, scored two runs and doubled as Monte Vista rallied to a 4–0 deficit after five innings. She leads the team with an average of .381.
Braxton Brown, Benicia Softball: Junior P/INF fired a 1-hitter at Livermore Stampede as Benicia took No. 3 Granada to lead 3-2. Scored three runs, scoring seven runs in his 6-innings gem. In the same tournament, Castro scored 4 for 4 in a 15-3 win over Vale. She is hitting .438 and leads Benicia at No. 17 with three homers.
Chloe Cummings, St. Francis Softball: Junior RHP threw a six-innings perfect game in an 8-0 win over Castro Valley at Livermore Stampede. RBI scored 13 runs and took 2 wickets for 2 wickets. Retired all six batsmen in a relief effort vs Independence. Committed to Siena College in Upstate New York.
Irene Frazier, Saratoga Softball: The junior catcher hit .643 (9 for 14) with 10 RBIs, two homers and two doubles in a 5-0 week for the Falcons. He hit both homers and scored four runs in a 5-4 win over Carlemont. Leads Saratoga in all three Triple Crown categories (average, homers, RBI).
Emma Ghione, Live Oak Lacrosse: Junior scored four goals in a row in wins over Lincoln-San Jose and Willow Glen. Leads Acorns with 26 goals. Plays midfield and draws specialist. Live Oak is the basketball team’s guard.
Amare Harlan, Fremont-Sunnyvale Track and Field: The junior sprinter and jumper finished in the top five and posted personal bests in three events at the Arcadia Invitational. He was third in the long jump with a jump of 19 feet, 7 inches. He finished fifth in both the 100m and 200m with timings of 11.92 and 24.44 seconds, respectively.
Nohemi Livingston, Cappuccino Softball: Junior RHP/1B was 3-0 last week as the Mustangs improved and went 11-4. Allowed one run in 20 innings and played the full game in all three starts. 10-2 record and 2.02 ERA. Dangerous hitter with .429 average. Second on the team in homers and RBIs.
Sage Madden, Carondlet Lacrosse: The two-time Under Armor All-American scored six goals as the Cougars defeated Bishop O’Dowd 17–15 in a non-league match. The 5-foot-2 senior, who plays attacking and midfield, leads the team with 44 goals. He was a first-team All-EBAL last year.
Haley Nishijima, Westmont Softball: The senior RHP threw a full game into the Warriors’ 3-1 upset at No. 8 Branham. Allowed five hits, fanned seven. Scored 3 for 3 with a triple and two RBIs in a 7-0 win over Pioneer. Was a member of Bay Area News Group’s Fab 40 softball team last year.
Hannah Slover, Los Gatos Track and Field: 6-2 Junior posted a personal best in the high jump with a jump of 5-8 at the Arcadia Invitational. She finished fourth overall. He is also an outstanding volleyball player and is committed to UC Santa Barbara.
Makayla Winchell, Granada Softball: The Notre Dame-bound outfielder was named MVP of the coveted Livermore Stampede after hitting .600 (9 for 15). She is a two-time First Team All-EBAL player. Was considered as a four star recruit.