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Sanford Seminole’s David Parks is voted SBLive Florida Athlete of the Week

Here's a look at Park’s stellar performance

Congratulations to Seminole Sanford Seminole’s David Parks, the winner of SBLive Florida's Athlete of Week award as voted by Florida high school sports fans.

Park, a quarterback for Sanford Seminole, earned 58.74% of the 19,129 votes in a state-wide poll. The sophomore made his second ever start on the varsity level and shined. Parks threw three touchdown passes and ran for another in the Seminoles 37-7 win over Lake Brantley.

Voting is now open for this week's SBLive Florida Athlete of the Week. Click here to see the candidates and cast your vote.

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Here are all the other athletes that were nominated for Oct. 17-Oct. 22:

Chris Ferrini, Mitchell, Football: The senior signal caller rushed for 136 yards on 25 attempts, scored twice and also completed 7-of-14 passes for 111 yards. He was the difference in the pivotal district win over Springstead.

Jack Shuker, Evangelical Christian School, Football: When Evangelical Christian School needed a game-winning touchdown reception, they went to Jack Shuker. With just 0:22 seconds remaining in the game and trailing Canterbury, Shuker caught the game-winning touchdown. He finished with four catches, 60 yards and scored twice.

Lydia Chinchar, Carrollwood Day School, Volleyball: The 8th grader had one of the top weeks of any player during district tournament time. Through three district tournament matches, Chinchar combined for 70 kills.

Levontai Summersett, North Fort Myers, Football: In North Fort Myers first game back on the field since Hurricane Ian, the Red Knights didn’t look like they missed a beat at all. Summersett led the way as he accumulated 166 yards receiving and scored three touchdowns in a 38-0 win over Mariner.

Sam Haertle, Dunedin, Football: Talk about a tackling machine, you have to mention Dunedin linebacker Sam Haertle. The senior saved one of his best performances for last in a 3-0 win over Tarpon Springs. Haertle had 25 total tackles (13 solo tackles, 12 assisted) and brought his season total to 110.

Aidan Karsh, Monsignor Pace, Football: In one of the better performances down south, Monsignor Pace quarterback Aidan Karsh was able to show out against LaBelle. Karsh threw for 254 yards and three touchdowns in a 25-0 victory.

Eugene Wilson III, Gaither, Football: Gaither wide receiver Eugene Wilson III has been battling a nagging injury all season long but made his long awaited appearance and didn’t disappoint at all. Wilson III caught nine passes for 243 yards and scored three touchdowns and also picked off a pass in Gaither’s 41-35 win over Durant.

Alex Liggeri, Kissimmee Osceola, Volleyball: The junior setter helped the Kowboys win a district championship with a pair of terrific showings against Harmony and Lake Nona. Liggeri had a combined 106 assists in two matches for Kissimmee Osceola.

Mark Fletcher Jr., Plantation American Heritage, Football: Haven’t we seen Fletcher’s name on this list before? Yes we have and I’m sure this won’t be the last as the Ohio State commitment made his presence known in the Patriots’ 35-17 win over Naples. The running back rushed for 184 yards on 30 touches and scored once.

Taylor Bradshaw, Oakleaf, Football: Bradshaw was a big reason why the Oakleaf Knights were able to walk into Boot Hill Stadium and come away with a win. The wide receiver scored two receiving touchdowns and nabbed an interception.