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Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Athlete of the Week?

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Athlete of the Week for April 26-May 2.
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Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Athlete of the Week for April 26-May 2 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff.

Read through the nominees and cast your vote. We’ll send a free SBLive T-shirt to the winner of the poll!Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced Monday. 

If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, email regan@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveaz.

Colton Allen, Higley boys track: Allen turned in a 23-0 in the long jump at the East Valley Qualifier, the second-best mark in Arizona this season. He finished fourth in the 100 meters.

Alyssa Aguilar, Salpointe Catholic softball: Aguilar struck out 11 as part of a three-hitter as Salpointe Catholic defeated Sabino 10-0 on Friday. She added a hit and an RBI. Earlier in the week, she pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts in a 4-0 win over Vista Grande and a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts in a 10-0 victory against Cienega in which she homered and drove in two.

Jacob Anderson, Paradise Valley baseball: Anderson singled, doubled, homered, drove in five runs and scored three in Monday’s 12-0 win over Ironwood. He was the winning pitcher and drove in a run during Thursday’s 12-2 victory against Cesar Chavez.

Jocelyn Briski, Desert Vista softball: Briski, a sophomore, fired a two-hitter with 13 strikeouts (one walk) to beat Desert Ridge 3-0 on Monday. She had two hits, drove in a run and scored another. She turned in a similar performance Wednesday, pitching six no-hit innings with 13 strikeouts (one walk) and collecting three hits and two RBIs in a 9-3 victory against Mountain Pointe. 

Ryan Campos, Red Mountain baseball: Campos homered twice and doubled Monday to help Red Mountain beat Mesa 13-1. The next night, he scored two runs in a 12-2 blowout of Sandra Day O’Connor.

Brexton Clubb, Liberty baseball: Liberty defeated Sunrise Mountain 9-1 on Monday and Shadow Ridge 8-2 on Wednesday and Clubb had three RBIs in each game, including a home run against Shadow Ridge. 

Sheena Cumberbatch, Chandler girls track: At the Chandler City Varsity Meet, Cumberbatch recorded a 37-9 in the triple jump, the second-best mark in Arizona this season.

Bridget Donahey, Xavier Prep softball: Donahey homered in both of the Gators’ games last week, a 13-7 loss to Hamilton and a 17-0 victory against Westwood.

Cody Gallardo, Maricopa baseball: Gallardo, a freshman, had three hits and was the winning pitcher (seven strikeouts in five innings) in Monday’s 12-6 victory against Kofa.

Eric Garcia, Copper Canyon baseball: Garcia went 4 for 4 with six runs and six RBIs in Monday’s 30-20 victory against La Joya Community.

Sydney Haake, Desert Mountain softball: Haake homered and struck out 11 in a complete game to lead Desert Mountain to a 3-0 win over Chaparral on Tuesday.

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Hina Huber, Mountain View Mesa softball: Huber twirled a three-hit shutout with six strikeouts (one walk) to lead the Toros to a 2-0 win over Basha on Thursday. Earlier in the week, she pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts in a 9-0 rout of Chandler. She also was the winning pitcher in victories against Mesa and Corona del Sol, going 4-0 for the week.

Ryan Lopez, Westview baseball: Lopez had three hits and four RBIs and pitched a five-inning complete game (five strikeouts, zero walks) to lead Westview to a 14-3 win over Copper Canyon on Wednesday. 

Daniel Martinez, Fairfax baseball: Martinez starred at the plate and on the mound in Monday’s 15-0 rout of Metro Tech, driving in five runs and striking out eight in three innings.

Karyn Meier, Maricopa softball: Meier was 6 for 6 with four doubles, five runs and seven RBIs in Maricopa’s 27-0 rout of Maryvale on Tuesday. Two nights later, in a 15-3 victory against Browne, she was 4 for 4 with two doubles, a triple, three runs and six RBIs.