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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for Jan. 10-16 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Jan. 24. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.


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.

Chol Deng, Fairmont Prep boys basketball: Deng had 28 points and 13 rebounds in Tuesday’s win over Capistrano Valley Christian.

Derek Eide, Silver Valley boys basketball: Eide had 41 points, 18 rebounds, nine steals and eight assists in Tuesday’s win over Lucerne Valley.

Damian Ruiz, Linfield Christian boys basketball: Ruiz had 43 points, knocking down 11 three-pointers, and had six steals against Woodcrest Christian on Friday.

Prince Turner, Lakeside boys basketball: Turner had 34 points and nine rebounds on last week’s four-point win over Moreno Valley.

Dusty Stromer, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame boys basketball: Stromer averaged 30 points per game last week, helping the Knights to wins over Loyola and Alemany.

Lucas Fenske, Moorpark boys basketball: Fenske had 27 points including eight three-pointers in last week’s win over Royal.

Dennis Evans, Hillcrest boys basketball: Evans had a triple double with ten points, 14 rebounds, and 16 blocks against Norte Vista.

Jake Hall, Carlsbad boys basketball: Hall averaged 40 points per game in two league wins last week for the Lancers.

Elijah Newsome, Otay Ranch boys basketball: Newsome had 26 points, 11 rebounds, four assists, and four steals last week against Mt. Carmel.

Aaron Fournier, San Pasqual boys basketball: Fournier had 14 points, 15 rebounds and six assists in last week’s win over San Diego Jewish Academy.

Devon Arlington, San Marcos boys basketball: Arlington averaged 29 points per game last week, leading the Knights to four wins.

Jurian Dixon, St. Augustine boys basketball: Dixon averaged 28 points per game across three games last week, helping St. Augustine to three wins.

Cyprian Hyde, Vista boys basketball: Hyde had 25 points, 20 rebounds, and four blocks against Carlsbad last week.

Nathan Cacao, Olympian boys basketball: Cacao had 14 points, 12 rebounds, and four blocks in last week’s league win over Otay Ranch.

Xavier Rubio, Eastlake boys basketball: Rubio had 42 points to help the Titans upset Mater Dei Catholic on Tuesday night.

Yasmine Sharpe-Shropshire, Lincoln girls basketball: Sharpe-Shropshire had 24 points and 15 rebounds to help the Hornets take down Point Loma last week.

Jessica Grant, Mission Hills girls basketball: Grant had 31 points, five assists, four steals and three blocks against Del Norte.

Amoree Ferrel, Xavier Prep girls basketball: Ferrel had 34 points last week against Rancho Mirage.

Sophia Landeros, Patriot girls basketball: Landeros had 23 points, 15 steals, and 13 rebounds in last week’s win over La Sierra.

Maryah Anderson, Claremont girls basketball: Anderson had 34 points in Saturday’s two-point loss to Valley View.

Shanna Brown, Aliso Niguel girls basketball: Brown had 40 points and 15 rebounds in Saturday’s win over Dana Hills.