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Vote now: Who should be this week’s SBLive Texas High School Athlete of the Week (May 23-29)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week for May 23-29 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff.
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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week for May 23-29 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, June 6th. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email athleteoftheweek@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivetx.

THIS WEEK’S SBLIVE TEXAS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:

Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll is intended to be fun, and we do not set limits on how many times a fan can vote during the competition. However, we do not allow votes that are generated by script, macro or other automated means. Athletes that receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.

BASEBALL

Tres Vasquez, Calallen: Vasquez drove in the game-winning run to beat Boerne 2-1 in eight innings in game three to advance to the 4A regional finals. With the victory, Calallen coach Steve Chapman became Texas' all-time wins leader.

Blake Mitchell, Sinton: The LSU commit homered and picked up the win on the mound to lift Sinton to their 28th straight win - an 11-0 victory over Tuloso-Midway in the 4A Region IV semifinals.

Ethan Calder, Lake Travis: The Baylor commit pitched four scoreless innings to lead Lake Travis to an 11-0, five-inning victory over La Joya in game one of their 6A Region IV semifinals series. 

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Griffin Herring, Southlake Carroll: The LSU commit tossed a shutout with 10 strikeouts and only allowed three hits in the 6-0 series sweep win over Coppell. 

Ty Zahradnik, Keller: Zahradnik hit the go-ahead two-run single in the fifth to lift Keller to a 4-2 game three win over Marcus and into the regional final. 

Jacob King, Reagan: King went 1-for-3 with three RBIs in Reagan's 8-7 game one series win.

SOFTBALL

Kaylie Olivarez, Hallettsville: Olivarez pitched a complete-game shutout to lead Hallettsville to a 3-0 win over Bishop and into the 3A softball state tournament.

Jada Munoz, O’Connor: The McNeese State signee ripped a two-run home run to lead O'Connor to a 7-6 win over Weslaco and into the 6A softball state tournament.

Taylor Hagen, Prosper Rock Hill: Hagen tossed a complete-game two-hit shutout and struck out three batters to lead the Blue Hawks past Royse City and into the state tournament.

Nathalie Touchet, Aledo: The Missouri commit tossed a complete-game with 11 strikeouts in the regional finals, clinching a 10-3 win over Monterrey.

Avery Hoang, Lake Ridge: Hoang struck out three batters, allowed only five hits, and one earned run in a six-inning 12-2 game one win over The Woodlands. The Lady Eagles went on to sweep The Woodlands to advance to the state tournament for the first time in program history.