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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Alabama High School Athlete of the Week for Mar. 7-13 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, Mar. 21. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveal.


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.

Kenleigh Cahalan, Hewitt Trussville Softball: The Alabama commit went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, and 3 RBIs in a run-rule (15-2) win over Oak Mountain. Head coach Taylor Burt also recorded her 300th career win.

Maggie Daniel, Spain Park Softball: Daniel went 3-for-3 at the plate with two doubles, a home run, and had 2 RBIs in a 7-4 win against Randolph County in the Jag Classic.

Annie Gregory, John Carroll Softball: Gregory went 2-for-4 at the plate with a triple and 5 RBIs. At the mound, she also struck out four batters in a 19-7 win over Catholic N.I at the Teurlings Catholic Tournament. 

Ryleigh Hodges, Moody Softball: Hodges went 3-for-5 with a RBI and had the walk-off hit in Moody's win over Springville at the St. Clair County Tournament. 

Edith Kaplan, Mountain Brook Softball: Kaplan recorded the save and had a home run, three RBIs, and was 2-for-3 at the plate in a 12-5 win over Sparkman at the Pleasure Island Showdown.

Javen Hunter, Clay-Chalkville Baseball: The senior had three doubles including the go-ahead two run double in a 7-6 win over John Carroll.

JR Thompson, Spain Park Baseball: Thompson pitched six innings and recorded seven strikeouts in a 5-1 win over Gulf Shores.

Colin Rengering, Hoover Baseball: The junior went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double and three RBIs in a 9-2 win over Hazel Green.

Pierce Hanna, Vestavia Hills Baseball: Hanna went 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs in a 14-7 win against Thompson.

JB Sain, Homewood Baseball: The sophomore pitcher recorded 10 strikeouts in five innings, and was 1-for-2 at the plate with an RBI in a 10-0 win against Ramsay. 

Libby Higgins, Moody Softball: The sophomore recorded six hits and five RBIs across two wins against Springville.