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Vote: Who should be SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week (2/7/2024)?

You know the drill: vote for your favorite candidate(s) until 11:59 p.m. Sunday

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for Feb. 5-11 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.

Kameron Brown, Norco: Brown had 40 points in Monday's 102-92 loss to Riverside-King.

Brandon McCoy, St. John Bosco: McCoy had 51 points over his final two games of the regular season and has scored 24 points or more in six of eight games.

Joe Sterling, Crespi: Sterling had 63 points across three Mission League games last week including the game winning three-pointer in a win at Sierra Canyon.

Dylan Benner, St. Bonaventure: Benner had 19 points, 10 rebounds and four assists to close out the regular season against Cate.

Mark Cadena, Riverside Notre Dame: Cadena had two double-doubles last week, finishing with 42 points and 36 rebounds.

Odartey Blankson, Burbank: Blankson had 30 points and seven rebounds in a 66-64 win over Hoover.

Drue Anzai, Glendora: Anzai had 31 points in a 61-58 overtime victory against Ocean View.

JoJo Bartlett, Chaparral: Bartlett had 24 points and six assists in a win over Murrieta Valley.

Jamari Owens, Palmdale: Owens closed out the season with three straight 30 point games including a 34-point performance against Lancaster.

Naomi Panganiban, La Jolla Country Day: Panganiban averaged 23 points, eight steals, five assists and four rebounds across three wins last week.

Bailey Barnhard, Del Norte (San Diego): Barnhard had 45 points across two games last week, surpassing 2,000 points in her career.

Asia Darcuiel, Olympian: Darcuiel had 36 points in a 53-52 loss to Eastlake, reaching the 30-point mark for the sixth time this season.

Margo Leong, Bishop's: Leong averaged 12 points and 15 rebounds across three games last week, finishing with a season high seven steals against Classical Academy.

Grace Nordeen, Fallbrook: Nordeen had 21 points, 15 rebounds, eight steals and four assists in a win over Valley Center.

Sara Cosio, St. Bonaventure: Cosio had 22 points, seven rebounds, six assists, four steals and two blocks in a win over Cate.

Victoria Hyatt, Shadow Hills: Hyatt had 24 points, seven steals, five rebounds, three assists and three blocks in a win against Riverside Poly.

Luv'lee Sadler, San Jacinto: Sadler had 32 points, 13 rebounds and seven steals in a win over Citrus Hill.