ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Brianna Harrell

Hoke County, softball

Brianna Harrell is a junior for the Hoke County softball team.

The Bucks won their first two games of the season, and Harrell helped supply the speed and power to lead the charge. In a 14-4 win over Overhills, Harrell doubled and scored three runs while stealing two bases.

In a 9-4 win over St. Pauls, Harrell went 2-for-3, scored another run and doubled again. She also hit a sacrifice fly and stole three bases. She also went deep twice in two scrimmages leading up to the season, for her first two career home runs.