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Under Armour Softball Player of the Week & NWAC Players of the Week - Week 5

Cassa Courtney Under Armour photo Click to enlarge image


Cassa Courtney, Enver Creek Secondary / Surrey, B.C., hit 5 home runs in 6 games, while turning in a .684 batting average. She also stole 10 bases, had 5 walks, 16 RBI's, 4 doubles and 4 singles.

"Cassa is one of our captains and led our team to have its best week since the start of the season,": said Royals' head coach Michelle Bettles Peters. "She's smart, fast, strong, and leads by example.  This girl will go beyond expectations to be the best she can, day in and day out!"


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Nizhoni Wheeler, Port Angeles HS / Port Angeles, WA., picked up 3 wins and a save while accumulating 29 Ks this week. She also had a no-hitter going into the 7th vs TVCC. Wheeler finished the game with a CG shutout, 12 Ks and 1 hit allowed. She is currently tied for 1st in NWAC ERA leaders with 1.94 overall ERA.

"Nizhoni had a fantastic week on the mound," said Red Devil head coach Traci Fuller. "She demonstrated great control and endurance, making appearances in all 6 games played this week. She is the ace of our staff, a hard worker, and a champion. Nizhoni is very deserving of this award."

NOTE: Vullo Bat Company, based in Spokane, is awarding an engraved wall trophy bat to each NWAC Softball Batter of the Week during the month of April. Visit Vullo online at or check out their YouTube video. All bats are hand crafted in the Northwest.


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