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Vote now: Who should be SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week (May 8-15)?

As always, you can vote as many times as you'd like for your favorite candidate(s)

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for May 8-15 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 Monday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced the following Tuesday. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email us at or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.


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.

Eva Hurtado, JSerra softball: Hurtado tossed a no-hitter for the second straight round, helping the Lions beat Canyon.

Bree Brennan, Village Christian softball: Brennan held Cantwell Sacred Heart to three hits, striking out 14 batters in last week's victory.

Leah Mosley, Village Christian softball: Mosley hit two home runs and drove in five runs during last week's 18-0 win over Cantwell Sacred Heart.

Savanna Arce, Mission Hills softball: Arce went 3-4 with a home run and four runs batted in during Tuesday's 12-1 win over Rancho Buena Vista.

Maddie Hulse, Rancho Bernardo softball: Hulse threw a four-hit shutout, striking out four batters against Torrey Pines on Tuesday.

Sophia Clark, Cathedral Catholic softball: Clark struck out 19 of the 24 batters she faced in Tuesday's 4-0 win against Patrick Henry.

Eric Bitonti, Aquinas baseball: Bitonti pitched 7.1 innings in relief on Tuesday, allowing one hit and striking out 14.

Caleb Ortiz, Shadow Hills baseball: Ortiz threw a complete game shutout against Ontario, striking out eight batters while allowing one hit.

Cameron Leaney, Redlands East Valley baseball: Leaney went 2-3 with a triple and a run batted in during Tuesday's 5-0 win against Palm Desert.

Ty DePerno, West Ranch baseball: DePerno went 3-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored in Tuesday's win against Tesoro.

Noah Malone, South Hills baseball: Malone went 2-4 with a double and three runs batted in during Tuesday's 8-2 win over Charter Oak.

Jake Long, La Serna baseball: Long hit two home runs, driving in five runs in Tuesday's comeback win over Buena.

Derek Curiel, Orange Lutheran baseball: Curiel got on base five times and stole two bases last week and scored the only run of the game in a win over Harvard-Westlake.

Ethan Hill, Corona baseball: Hill hit a walk-off RBI double in Friday's 2-1 10 inning victory over Sherman Oaks Notre Dame.

Nico Libed, Eastlake baseball: Libed had six hits including two home last week while helping the Titans to a 3-0 week.

Kevin Takeuchi, Rancho Bernardo baseball: Takeuchi had two three-hit games last week, finishing with three doubles and a home run while extending his hitting streak to nine games.

Porter Rovin, Sage Creek baseball: Rovin struck out eight batters during Monday's two-hit shutout against Westview.

Jett Kenady, Carlsbad baseball: Kenady hit his sixth home run of the season in Monday's 1-0 win over Poway.

Alex Harrington, Cathedral Catholic baseball: Harrington had an inside the park home run, a double and scored five runs in last week's sweep of St. Augustine.

Brett Lawton, La Jolla Country Day baseball: Lawton had an .818 on-base percentage last week, hitting five doubles and a home run.