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Saltillo softball P Caitlyn Carnathan voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Saltillo softball pitcher Caitlyn Carnathan for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for April 11-17!
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Congratulations to Saltillo softball pitcher Caitlyn Carnathan for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for April 11-17!

The senior tossed a no-hitter and struck out 12 batters in a shutout 15-0 win against Columbus.

Carnathan received 37% of the vote, beating out St. Andrew's Matthew Azordegan who finished second with 20.45%. Lewisburg's Gage Haley finished third with 17.44% and Germantown's Addison Lindley finished fourth with 11.12%. There were over 32,000 votes tallied this week!

If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for April 11-17:

Matthew Azordegan, St. Andrew's baseball: The senior pitcher and third baseman tossed a 1-0 shutout win over Magee with 19 strikeouts, and went 4-for-6 at the plate with two doubles, two RBIs, and two runs scored over the two-game series against Magee.

Gage Haley, Lewisburg baseball: Haley went 2-for-4 at the plate with a double, three RBIs, and scored a run in a game three win against DeSoto Central.

Brycen Smith, Sumrall baseball: Smith recorded the win on the mound and struck out 10 batters in five innings pitched against Magee.

Jake Prather, Tupelo Christian Prep baseball: Prather had four hits - including a home run - in a 14-4 win against Ingomar.

Dean Luke Lockhart, Starkville boys tennis: The freshman won the Jacket Singles Tennis District Tournament to improve to 11-1 on the season. With the win, Lockhart will look to compete for a state championship in the coming weeks.

Creston Garlington, Clinton boys track and field: Garlington cleared 12-06 in the pole vault to take home the 6A regional championship.

Jasleen Rice, Madison Central girls track & field: The freshman placed fourth in the discus with a throw of 85-02 (PR) at regionals to qualify for the North State meet.

Allie Loftin, Northwest Rankin softball: Loftin went 3-for-4 at the plate over two games with eight RBIs, a grand slam, a double, a single, and a walk.

Tayla Willis, Choctaw Central softball: Willis went 3-for-4 at the plate with one double and two singles in an 8-9 loss against West Lauderdale.

Addison Lindley, Germantown softball: Lindley struck out 17 batters in 11.2 innings pitched to finish up district play.

Brooklynn Montana, Gulfport softball: Montana went a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with two triples, a double, and a sac bunt against Biloxi.