Vote for the Treasure Valley softball player of the week (May 15 to 21)

Help us choose the best of the best in the latest Idaho Statesman softball player of the week contest.

Polls close at noon Wednesday. Read about all the candidates and their accomplishments below.

You can vote multiple times. This is meant to be a fun way to show support for athletes. It is not meant to be scientific.

Nominations are submitted by area coaches or taken from stats reported to the Idaho Statesman.

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Samantha Hatzenbeller, Owyhee: Went 9-for-16 with four doubles, three home runs and seven RBIs to lead the Storm to the 5A state title. She also pitched 8 ⅔ scoreless innings, holding opponents to four hits while striking out six.

Kaylee Vieira, Eagle: Finished 5-for-17 with two doubles, two home runs and six RBIs to lead the Mustangs to a fourth-place finish at the 5A state tournament.

Analisa Zamora, Skyview: Led the Hawks to three straight wins facing elimination for the 4A state title, the Hawks’ third straight. She threw every pitch of those three games and went 4-for-9 with four RBIs and six runs scored.

Kayla Vahlberg, Emmett: Went 11-for-21 with a double and three triples to lead the Huskies to the third-place trophy at the 4A state tournament.

Dani Sitts, Homedale: Surrendered two earned runs on eight hits while striking out 50 in 23 innings to lead the Trojans to a fourth-place finish at the 3A state tournament.

Quincy Harley, Nampa Christian: Went 6-for-16 with a double, a triple, a home run and five RBIs as the Trojans brought home the third-place trophy from the 2A state tournament.

Abbie English, Cole Valley Christian: Finished 9-for-14 with four doubles, a triple and six RBIs at the 2A state tournament to lead the Chargers to a fourth-place finish.

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