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Franklin (Elk Grove) softball OF Kealani Nitta voted SBLive’s Northern California High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Franklin (Elk Grove) softball outfielder Kealani Nitta for being voted SBLive’s Northern California High School Athlete of the Week for May 9-15!
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Congratulations to Franklin (Elk Grove) softball outfielder Kealani Nitta for being voted SBLive’s Northern California High School Athlete of the Week for May 9-15!

The junior batted 7-8 with a pair of triples in two games last week, scoring five runs.

Nitta received 54.74% of the vote, beating out Oakland Tech's Wesley Whitaker who finished second with 40.72%

We are currently accepting Northern California Athlete of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email athleteoftheweek@scorebooklive.comor message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of May 9-15:

SOFTBALL:

Elena Garcia, Laton:

Garcia was about as dominant as possible in a pair of 12-1 wins against Kings Christian. She threw a no-hitter followed by a three-hitter with only one total earned run allowed and 28 K's, and hit 6-8 with two homers, two doubles, 10 RBIs, and four runs scored.

Peja Goold, Lincoln (Stockton):

Goold threw a no-hitter and fanned 13 against Lodi, and followed it by striking out 14 and allowing just one run in a win against St. Mary's (Stockton). She also went 1-3 with a double, a walk, and an RBI against St. Mary's.

Jacquelyn Lujan, Orestimba:

Lujan pitched a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts in five innings against Gustine, and also went 2-3 with a double, two RBIs, and two runs scored.