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Vote: Who should be SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week (1/10/2024)?

For the first time of 2024: Vote for your favorite candidate(s) through 11:59 p.m. Sunday

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for Jan. 1-7 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 on Monday. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email us at 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.

Jason Crowe Jr., Lynwood: Crowe Jr. had 128 points, 25 rebounds and 20 assists across three games last week.

Bryce Goldman, Chaminade: Goldman had 28 points and five rebounds in last week's 86-68 win over Littlerock.

Bryce Cabrera, Jurupa Hills: Cabrera had 27 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists and five steals in a 99-64 win over Riverside Notre Dame.

Timmy Anderson, Blair: Anderson averaged 32 points and nine assists in two wins last week.

Collin Haugh, Dana Hills: Haugh had 35 points, nine rebounds and four assists in a win over Bishop Diego.

Jack Madison, South Pasadena: Madison had 22 points and 15 rebounds in last week's game against Burroughs.

JJ Sanchez, Montgomery: Sanchez averaged 23 points, seven assists and six rebounds across three wins last week.

CJ Aldrich, Rancho Buena Vista: Aldrich had 25 points in a win over Rancho Bernardo, surpassing 1,000 career points as a sophomore.

Angel Ochoa, St. Joseph Academy: Ochoa had 76 points across two games last week, making 13 of 14 free throw attempts.

Tavid Johnson, Francis Parker: Johnson, a freshman, had 50 points across two league games last week for the Lancers.

Jared Martin, Central (El Centro): Martin, a standout football recruit, had 37 points in last week's 72-62 win over West Hills.

Jaylene Hughes, Mount Miguel: Hughes scored 176 points over a four-game span last week.

Claire Nordeen, Fallbrook: Nordeen had 22 points, 12 rebounds, five steals and four assists in last week's game against Pacifica Christian.

Ivorii Seals, Mira Mesa: Seals had 17 points, nine steals and eight rebounds in a win over San Diego.

Kyara Walter, Mission Hills: Walter had 24 points and eight rebounds in a win over Esperanza.

Kaleena Smith, Ontario Christian: Smith had 36 points, four assists, three blocks and two steals in a win over Village Christian.

Sierra Maxwell, Heritage: Maxwell had 75 points, 16 steals, 14 rebounds and nine assists over two games last week.

Victoria Hyatt, Shadow Hills: Hyatt had 23 points, 20 rebounds and eight steals in a 49-48 win over Roosevelt.

Keilani Ganancial, Norwalk: Ganancial had 65 points and 17 steals over two games last week.

Katelyn Gallagher, Palm Desert: Gallagher had 24 points, 15 steals, five assists and five rebounds in last week's win over Banning.

– Lance Smith | | @sbliveca