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Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 21-27 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers.

Read through the nominees and cast your vote. We’ll send a free SBLive T-shirt to the winner of the poll! Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced Monday. 

If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveaz.

Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll is intended to be fun, and we do not set limits on how many times a fan can vote during the competition. However, we do not allow votes that are generated by script, macro or other automated means. Athletes that receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.

Michaela Fairwell, Freshman, Desert Vista - Her phenomenal freshman season continued Tuesday in the 6A quarterfinal game against Hamilton, where she led the game in scoring with 20 points to help Desert Vista pick up a 60-43 win. In addition, Fairwell snagged four rebounds, two assists, three steals and a block to round out her night and put the state on high-alert for the Thunder.

Tessa Hastings, Senior, Salpointe Catholic - Normally known for her scrappy defense, Hastings came through big-time for the Lancers in Wednesday’s 42-29 hard-fought win over perennial powerhouse Seton Catholic to avenge last year’s loss to the Sentinels at the championships and get another shot at the title. Hastings led the team in scoring with 15 points, and she added two rebounds, two assists, a block and a steal. 

Sydney Lomeli-Capen, Junior, Flowing Wells - The big was feasting on Wednesday night in the 5A semifinal win against Gilbert, where the Caballeros were feeding her the ball in the post all night to finish with 21 points while shooting 77-percent from the field. Picking up a double-double with 11 rebounds, she also had an assist, a steal, a block and a deflection to help send Flowing Wells back to the 5A state championship game for a rematch against Millennium, where the Caballeros will hope to avenge their loss. 

Sarah Miller, Sophomore, Xavier - Leading Tuesday’s 6A quarterfinal game against Pinnacle in scoring, Miller posted 22 points to help the Gators pick up a 52-39 win to advance to the semifinals. She also had four rebounds, two steals, a block and a deflection.