Skip to main content

Congratulations to Episcopal junior Avery Marsh for being voted SBLive’s Arkansas High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week!

The junior guard exploded for 32 points and snagged seven steals in a 68-14 trouncing of Palestine-Wheatley on Friday, Jan. 29. Marsh entered the 1,000-point club earlier in January.

Marsh received39.53% of the vote, beating out Pangburn's Brynlee Huggins, who finished with 25.79%. Sylvan Hills' Jianna Morris finished third with 14.32% and Central Arkansas Christian's Ava Knoedl finished fourth with 10.18%. There were over 70,000 votes tallied this week!

If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveark.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Jan. 25-31:

Claudia Bridges, Fayetteville: The senior guard exploded for 31 points Tuesday in a 77-65 win against Har-Ber. 

Maryam Dauda, Bentonville: The senior forward and Baylor signee became the Tigers’ all-time leading scorer Tuesday in an 82-42 blasting of rival Bentonville West. Dauda hit a three-pointer near the top of the key to reach 1,270 points, surpassing Bekkah Boyce’s 1,268 that she scored from 1996-98. Dauda finished with 16 points. She poured in a game-high 24 points in a 62-35 rout of Har-Ber on Friday.

Lizzy Ellis, Gravette: The senior guard scored a game-high 19 points as the Lions cruised to a 74-45 win over Berryville on Tuesday.

Kinley Fisher, Greenwood: The senior guard stuffed the stat sheet with 21 points, five assists and four steals as the Bulldogs ran past Alma 75-28 on Tuesday. She also had more than 19 points in wins over Russellville on Monday and Greenbrier and Van Buren on Friday and Saturday, respectively. 

Brynlee Huggins, Pangburn: The junior guard tallied 25 points, six assists and five steals Tuesday in a 54-23 rout of Newport.

Emily Jackson, Izard County: The junior forward had a team-high 18 points in a 60-38 win against Shirley on Tuesday.

Ava Knoedl, Central Arkansas Christian: The junior shooting guard tallied 20 points and five steals Tuesday as the Mustangs cruised past Lisa Academy West, 66-4. 

Gracie Koch, Charleston: The junior forward’s 21 points fueled the Tigers’ 49-32 win against Booneville on Friday.

Caroline Lyles, Fayetteville: The 5-11 junior forward chipped in 25 points Friday in a 77-65 win against Har-Ber.

Katie McBroom, Cedarville: The junior guard scored a team-high 21 points Saturday in a 60-44 victory that snapped Danville’s win streak at 14 games.

Pacious McDaniel, Har-Ber: The sophomore forward had 32 points in a 77-65 loss to Fayettevile on Tuesday.

Jianna Morris, Sylvan Hills: The sophomore forward tallied 28 points, five assists and four steals Friday in a 59-51 win over Benton.

Wynter Rogers, Little Rock Christian: The rangy senior forward lit up Beebe for 25 points in an 80-50 victory Tuesday.

Jersey Wolfenbarger, Fort Smith Northside: The senior guard and University of Arkansas signee lit up Little Rock Southwest for 30 points to fuel a 70-38 blowout Friday.

Cheyanne Kemp, Morrilton: The sophomore poured in 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 56-32 win against Dardanelle on Friday.