It’s time to vote for Sun Herald’s MS Coast Athlete of the Week for May 8

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The finish line is drawing nearer for South Mississippi teams still alive on the diamond.

Teams like George County softball, Picayune baseball and several others all have South State in their sights. This week’s top performers all led their respective teams to playoff series wins last week.

This is not a scientific poll, and you can vote as many times as you’d like until voting ends at noon on Monday, May 15, at

Get to know the Sun Herald Athlete of the Week nominees here:

  • Irina Sanford, George County softball: Sanford had three hits, three walks, an RBI and scored three times in the Lady Rebels sweep of Florence.

  • Levi Foshee, Resurrection baseball: Foshee struck out eight batters in game one of a sweep over Sebastopol before hitting two home runs in game two.

  • Hunter Parker, Vancleave baseball: Parker pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts, plus a hit from the plate in game one of what would be a winning series over South Jones.

  • Macee Dunn, East Central softball: Dunn had three hits, two RBI’s and two runs scored in a game one win over Vancleave.

  • Tanner Busby, Picayune baseball: Busby struck out 12 batters and allowed just two hits and one run in a game one win over Wayne County.