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Duchesne softball player Lyla Pearson voted SBLive’s Nebraska high school athlete of the week

The sophomore totaled more than half the votes
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Duchesne softball player Lyla Pearson was voted SBLive’s Nebraska High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 2-8. 

Pearson totaled 2,166 votes (54.11%). Pierce volleyball player Skylar Scholting was second with 1,374 votes (34.32%). 

Pearson had 24 runs driven in and pushed 11 of those across the plate in the last five games. In the subdistrict and district round, she had eight of those, collected five hits, two doubles, two home runs and overall went 5 for 12. Her top performance was in Game 1 of the district final, when she went 2 for 4 with three RBIs, a double, home run and a run.