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Athletes of the Week: Kailee Meredith, softball; Jonathan Strickland, baseball


Earl Vaughan Jr.'s Athletes of the Week:

Kailee Meredith, Cape Fear, softball:  A senior shortstop, Meredith went 6-for-10 last week, leading Cape Fear to a pair of wins over Seventy-First and one over Purnell Swett. She had two doubles and a triple, drove in six runs and scored eight.

Jonathan Strickland, Pine Forest, baseball:  A junior, Strickland was 3-for-4, scored three runs, had two doubles and drove in a run. He also pitched four and two-thirds innings and got the win in a five-inning 21-5 game at Triton.  

Other nominees:

Girls:  Alexis Lowery, Westover, track; Zoe Dorsey, Terry Sanford, track.

Boys: Camryn Craig, Terry Sanford, track.

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