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George County's Robbins, Holley of Biloxi are Sun Herald Players of the Week

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 George County pitcher Walker Robbins tossed a no hitter against D'Iberville, Friday, Apr. 15, 2016.
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALD George County pitcher Walker Robbins tossed a no hitter against D'Iberville, Friday, Apr. 15, 2016.

George County baseball star Walker Robbins and Olivia Holley of Biloxi are the Sun Herald Players of the Week after leading their teams to big victories last week.

Robbins is the Boys Player of the Week after throwing a no-hitter in a 1-0 win over D'Iberville on Friday. The Rebels (13-6, 8-2) also beat D'Iberville 3-2 on Saturday to clinch the Region 7-6A title.

Robbins struck out 11 and walked two batters in Friday's seven-inning victory for his second no-hitter of the season. He threw a perfect game in a 7-0 win over Greene County on March 4.

Robbins is 5-1 this season with an ERA of 0.49 in 42 2/3 innings. He has struck out 76 and walked 10.

Holley is the Girls Player of the Week after playing a big role at the plate and on the pitcher's rubber in Friday's 9-8 win over Hancock.

Holley was the winning pitcher in the game and she hit a game-tying two-run double in the eighth inning of Friday's game.

The game allowed the Lady Indians to take second place in Region 8-6A.

Holley has a 9-5 record as a pitcher this season and is batting .367 with 12 RBIs.

April 12: Jordan Harris (Harrison Central) and Elizabeth Zorich (St. Patrick).

April 5: Trey Shaffer (Biloxi) and Krystal Goodman (Long Beach).

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