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Vote: Who should be SBLive's Connecticut High School Athlete of the Week (1/7/2024)?

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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Connecticut High School Athlete of the Week for Jan. 1-Jan. 6 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, January 14th at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced in next week's poll.


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.

Here are the nominations: 

Shane Weber, Boys Basketball, Brookfield: Weber led the way for Brookfield in its 58-27 win over Joel Barlow, scoring a team-high 28 points on 12-of-24 shooting, also collecting seven rebounds. 

Khani Glenn, Boys Basketball, Crosby: Needing to come up big in a key matchup against Seymour, Glenn stepped into the spotlight. Glenn scored a team-high 20 points and grabbed six rebounds in a 75-66 victory. 

Madden Cupe, Boys Basketball, Weaver: The senior had himself a big night in Weaver's 88-58 victory over Classical Magnet. Cupe led the team with 30 points, hitting five 3-pointers and dishing out four assists, three rebounds and three steals. 

Savahn Warren, Boys Basketball, New London: Warren filled up the stat sheet in New London's 71-58 victory over Norwich Free Academy. The junior tallied a double-double with 16 points, 11 rebounds and added four assists, four steals, two blocks. 

Bela Cucuta, Girls Basketball, Newington: The junior was on fire in Newington's 47-34 win over Glastonbury last week. Cucuta scored a game-high 24 points on 10-of-22 shooting and grabbed five rebounds. 

Hannah Blanchard, Girls Basketball, Southington: Blanchard has played well all season long at small and power forward for Southington. Last week in Blue Knights' 72-50 victory over New Britain, scoring 21 points and grabbing six boards. 

Faith Doyle, Girls Basketball, Foran: The junior guard kept up her torrid play when she led the Lions to a 64-41 win over the Hand Tigers. Doyle scored a team-high 20 points and added six steals, five assists. 

Brayden Robie, Ice Hockey, New Canaan: It was all New Canaan in a 8-1 victory over Greenwich, with Robie having a big hand in the win. The junior scored a goal and had three assists. 

Bryan Hong, Ice Hockey, Hamden Hall Country Day: Making sure Hamden Hall Country Day could hang on to a 4-3 win over King School, Hong came up big at the net. The junior goalkeeper notched 35 saves in the win. 

Nick Oliveri, Ice Hockey, Wilton: Oliveri, a junior forward, pulled off one of the tougher feats in high school sports and that's something beyond a hat trick. The junior scored four goals in a 6-3 win over Staples. 

-- Andy Villamarzo | | @sbliveconn