High School Sports

Dallas-Fort Worth players of the week - March 6, 2019

Northwest fans cheer their team at Northwest HS Stadium in Justin, Texas.
Northwest fans cheer their team at Northwest HS Stadium in Justin, Texas. Special to the Star-Telegram

SOFTBALL

Lauren Lucas, Little Elm

What she did: In 3 games, the Wichita State commit went 7 of 8 with 2 doubles, 10 RBI, scored 5 times and stole 5 bases. Lucas hit 3 of 3 with 2 home runs including 1 grand slam and 8 RBI vs. Blue Ridge. In the circle vs. Pilot Point, she pitched 6 innings, allowed 1 hit and struck out 8 batters.

Others nominated- Maddy Wright, Eaton; Emma Robertson, Boswell

BASEBALL

Logan Hewitt, Aledo

What he did: Threw a no-hitter 7 innings, 10 strikeouts during a 7-0 win over Frisco Wakeland. Hewitt was also named Diamond Pro 5A Pitcher of the Week by TXHSBaseball.com.

Others nominated- Nathan Rooney, Legacy; Brayden Ferrie, Rowlett

BOYS SOCCER

Rylan Light, Cleburne

What he did: Trailing 5-2 at halftime against Ennis, the Yellowjackets rallied to win 6-5 thanks in large part of Light’s 4 goals.

Others nominated- Freddy Hernandez, Burleson

GIRLS SOCCER

Cristal Saldivar, South Hills

What she did: Scored 6 goals during the week for the Scorpions including 4 against Eastern Hills.

Others nominated- Kyndall Jennings, Benbrook; Ashton Wright, Grapevine

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Born and raised in Hawaii, Brian Gosset graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in journalism before coming to Texas in 2014. He’s covered high school sports — yes, pretty much every high school sport — for the Star-Telegram ever since.

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