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West Harrison's Necaise, Robbins of George County are Sun Herald Players of the Week

JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALD 
 West Harrison pitcher Stephanie Necaise throws against Picayune during the sixth inning of their 5A softball playoff game at West Harrison on Friday April 29, 2016.
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALD West Harrison pitcher Stephanie Necaise throws against Picayune during the sixth inning of their 5A softball playoff game at West Harrison on Friday April 29, 2016. SUN HERALD

A pair of solid pitching performances have earned George County baseball star Walker Robbins and West Harrison softball's Stephanie Necaise the Sun Herald Players of the Week honors.

Necaise is the Girls Player of the Week after giving up no earned runs in 15 innings in a pair of Class 5A playoff wins over Picayune.

Necaise struck out eight and allowed one unearned run in a 2-1 win over Picayune in eight innings on April 26.

She helped the Lady Hurricanes clinch the first-round series by throwing seven shutout innings in a 1-0 win over Picayune two days later. She struck out 10 in the second game.

West Harrison was set to play Brookhaven in the second round starting on Monday night.

Robbins is the Boys Player of the Week after throwing a one-hitter in a 4-0 win over Pearl on Friday night in game one of the Class 6A second-round series.

The Mississippi State signee struck out nine and walked none to improve to 6-1. Robbins has a 0.40 ERA in 52 2/3 innings.

April 26: Jimmy Erwin (Biloxi) and Hannah Hembree (Pascagoula).

April 19: Walker Robbins (George County) and Olivia Holley (Biloxi).

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

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

March 29: Alex Nelms (Gulfport) and Emma Rae Castanedo (St. Patrick).

March 22: Dustin Davis (Bay High) and Kaylan Ladner (Hancock).

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