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Congratulations to Pelham boys basketball combo-guard MJ Jones for being voted SBLive’s Alabama High School Athlete of the Week for Jan. 17-23!

The senior led Pelham with 24 points in a 55-40 win over Chilton County.

Jones received 50.59% of the vote, beating out University Charter's Kendall Lacoste who finished second with 42.99%. Shoals Christian's Meleah Turner finished third with 5.12% and Eufaula's Brooke Hallman finished fourth with 0.55%. There were over 41,000 votes tallied this week! 

If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveal.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Jan. 17-23:

Meleah Turner, Shoals Christian Girls Basketball: The senior had 20 points in a close loss against Covenant Christian School 40-41.

Win Miller, Vestavia Hills Boys Basketball: Recorded 22 points and 6 rebounds in a 56-45 road win over Hewitt-Trussville.

Corey Stephenson, Hueytown Boys Basketball: The senior scored 27 points, 2 assists, and 7 rebounds in a 57-69 loss against Bartlett (TN) in the Hotbed Classic tournament. 

Brooke Hallman, Eufaula Girls Basketball: The freshman combo-guard led Eufaula with 19 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, and 3 steals in a 50-26 win over Russell City.

Mia Hollingsworth, Hamilton Girls Basketball: Scored 30 points to lead Hamilton to a 66-28 win over Winfield to claim their third straight Marion County Championship. 

Brady Dunn, Oak Mountain Boys Basketball: Dunn scored 31 points in a 52-59 overtime loss to Tuscaloosa County.

Olivia Vandergriff, Guntersville Girls Basketball: Recorded 25 points, 10 rebounds, and 6 assists along with MVP honors in a 49-34 win over Albertville to claim the Marshall County Championship.

Christian Thompson, Homewood Boys Basketball: Thompson scored 28 points along with 7 rebounds in a 56-48 win over Chelsea.

Kendall Lacoste, University Charter Girls Basketball: Lacoste scored 14 points, 3 rebounds, and 4 steals in a 41-29 win against Hatch.