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The winner of the latest Dallas-Fort Worth softball player of the week for games April 8-12, 2019 is McKinney North pitcher Kaitlyn Derheim!
Derheim, who received 35 percent of the votes, picked up the win on April 9 vs. Wylie East, pitching 6.2 innings and striking out 6. At the plate, she went 5 for 8 with 2 triples and 4 RBI in wins over East and second-place Lovejoy on April 12 to push McKinney North to 8-0 in District 10-5A. North clinched the top seed.
She beat out Lake Ridge pitcher Chloe Jones, who received 32 percent of the votes after picking up a key district win over Mansfield 5-1 on April 9 to help the Eagles tie up the Tigers in the standings and earn a season sweep.
Jones went the distance and allowed 6 hits while striking out 3 batters.
Arlington Heights’ Stephanie Chico came in third after going 4 for 4 with 2 doubles while going the distance with 11 strikeouts over Southwest on April 12.
Lexi Pope, Frisco Centennial
Alexis Jasson, Venus
Kinsey Kackley, McKinney Boyd
Bailey Brenek, Flower Mound
Trinity Cannon, Forney
Lauren Lucas, Little Elm
Reagan Hukill, Mansfield