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Vote: Who should be SBLive’s National High School Girls Athlete of the Week? (3/18/2024)

Read up on the top performers across the country last week and pick the best of the best

Each week during the 2023-24 high school sports year, SBLive Sports will gather the best performances across the country with the help of fans, readers and staff.

Now, it’s your turn to choose a standout among the pack, the best of the best.

Here are the nominees for SBLive’s National High School Girls Athlete of the Week for March 11-17. Voting closes on Monday, March 25, at 11:59 (Pacific Time).

Want to nominate an athlete? Please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @SBLiveSports.

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.

SBLive National High School Girls Athlete of the Week candidates

Anna Grace Bagley, jr., Carthage (Texas) softball

Bagley went 3 for 3 with an inside-the-park home run and five RBIs as Carthage smashed Chapel Hill, 18-2.

Breanna Comstock, so., Wendell (Idaho) softball

Comstock went 4 for 4 with two doubles and a triple in a 7-3 win over Melba. Her teammate, Ainsley Clark, also finished 4 for 4.

Aaliyah Crump, jr., Minnetonka (Minnesota) basketball

Crump led the way with 31 points as Minnetonka blew by Andover, 74-48.

Natalie Fritz, sr., Basha (Arizona) softball

Fritz, a New Mexico signee, threw a five-inning no-hitter with 13 stakeouts in a 15-0 shutout of Desert Ridge.

Laura Gallardo, sr., Monahans (Texas) softball

Gallardo went 4 for 5 with two homers, four RBIs and three runs scored in a 15-12 marathon loss to Greenwood.

Aleena Garcia, sr., Whittier Christian (California) softball

Garcia, a future UCLA Bruin, belted three home runs and finished with six RBIs in an 11-2 win over Mary Star.

Maddyn Greenway, so., Providence Academy (Minnesota) basketball

Greenway erupted for 49 points in a 94-84 win over Perham. Willow Thiel had 41 points in the loss for Perham.

Grace Halata, so., Hallettsville (Texas) softball

Halata retired the final 15 batters she faced to throw a five-inning no-hitter in a 10-0 victory over Edna. She finished with 13 strikeouts.

Zha’Viara Harris, so., Lift For Life (Missouri) basketball

Harris netted a career-high 32 points in an 85-77 overtime win over Chillicothe.

Sophia Herrera, sr., Arcadia (California) softball

Herrera struck out 19 in the circle and tripled home the game’s only run in a 1-0 victory over Burbank.

Mya Holt, sr., Wetumpka (Alabama) softball

Holt belted a pair of home runs in a 10-0 win over Tallassee.

Brett Jones, jr., Porter-Gaud (South Carolina) track

Jones won the javelin competition at the Wood Mixed Relays with a top throw of 166 feet, 5 inches, the No. 1 mark nationally this season.

Auddrey Lira, jr., Villa Park (California) softball

Lira, a UC San Diego commit, went 3 for 4 with two home runs as Villa Park took down Brea Olinda, 9-4.

Bryn Martin, jr., Springboro (Ohio) basketball

Martin broke the OHSAA Division I state tournament single-game scoring record with a 38-point explosion against Pickerington Central. Springboro won the state semifinal, 63-54.

Kat Meacham, sr., Clinton (Oklahoma) track

Meacham had a discus throw of 167-3 — the best mark nationally this year — at the Bethany Twilight Meet.

Olivia Olson, sr., Benilde-St. Margaret’s (Minnesota) basketball

Olson, a Michigan signee, had 35 points in a 75-40 rout of Minneapolis Roosevelt.

Brandy Smith, jr., Conway (South Carolina) softball

Smith went 3 for 4 with two home runs and four RBIs in a 16-6 win over Socastee.

Chloe Vice, fr., Cox (Virginia) softball

In her first varsity start, Vice whirled a 12-strikeout perfect game in a 14-0, five-inning victory over Booker T. Washington.

Brianne Weiss, sr., Orange Lutheran (California) softball

Weiss, a Notre Dame signee, threw a perfect game with 16 strikeouts in an 8-0 win over Cajon.

Kenzie Wieland, fr., Sacred Heart-Griffin (Illinois) softball

Wieland allowed just one earned run in 6 1/3 innings with 17 strikeouts as Sacred Heart-Griffin fell to Williamsville, 3-2.

-- Bob Lundeberg | @sblivesports