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Vote: Who should be SBLive's Indiana High School Athlete of the Week (12/6/2023)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive's Indiana High School Athlete of the Week as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff
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Here are the candidates for SBLive's Indiana High School Athlete of the Week 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 the following week. If you would like to nominate an athlete in the future, please email


Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll are 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 who receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.

Flory Bidunga, Kokomo boys basketball

The Kansas recruit had 25 points on 12-for-14 shooting, grabbed 23 rebounds, blocked six shots and had two assists in a 71-63 win against New Albany. He also had 12 points and nine rebounds in a 72-45 victory over Peru.

Evan Butcher, Western boys diving

The senior broke his own program records for six dives (328.20 points) and 11 dives (461.35 points).

Ashton Federspiel, Norwell boys basketball

The senior had a double-double of 21 points and 11 rebounds in a 66-59 double-overtime win against Oak Hill.

Naima Ghaffar, NorthWood girls wrestling

The sophomore won the 120B title at the Sarah Hildebrandt Invitational with three falls and a forfeit.

Jezel Guerro, Penn girls wrestling

The junior had three falls, each in less than a minute, en route to the 235B title at the Sarah Hildebrandt Invitational.

Kya Hurt, Lawrence North girls basketball

The junior scored 21 points in a 66-63 win against Gibson Southern and 16 in a 74-61 victory over Castle.

Rylan Kieszkowski, LaPorte boys basketball

The senior scored 47 points in a pair of wins, including 34 in a victory over Plymouth.

Chase Konieczny, South Bend St. Joseph boys basketball

The junior scored 62 points in wins over Concord and South Bend Adams and a loss to Chesterton.

Jaylan Mitchell, Evansville Reitz boys basketball

The freshman scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a 61-52 win against Vincennes Lincoln.

Levi Moser, Goshen boys swimming

The senior set a program record of 20.51 in the 50-yard freestyle.

Tyler Parrish, Chesterton boys basketball

The senior had 32 points and four assists in a 75-72 win against South Bend St. Joseph after getting 30 points, 10 assists and five rebounds in a 90-65 victory over Hammond Morton.

Marissa Pleasant, Marquette girls basketball

The freshman hit five 3-pointers and scored 28 points in a 60-21 win against Mishawaka.

Guillermo Rivera, Lake Central boys wrestling

The senior won a top-10 matchup against Penn's Angelo Varga in the semifinals – one of his three pins on the day – en route to the 132-pound title at Lake Central's Bob Emerick Harvest Classic.

Karson Rogers, Kokomo boys basketball

The senior had double-doubles in wins over Peru (26 points, 15 rebounds) and New Albany (21 points, 11 rebounds).

Evan Roudebush, Bloomington South boys wrestling

The junior went 5-0 with five pins at 165 pounds as South went 3-2 at its own invitational.

Marvin Schindler, South Bend Riley boys basketball

The junior scored 20 points in a 70-61 win over Jimtown and 18 in a 52-48 victory against Mishawaka Marian.

Trent Sisley, Heritage Hills boys basketball

The junior had a double-double (24 points, 10 rebounds) in a 53-47 victory against Evansville Christian.

Jack Smiley, Valparaiso boys basketball

The junior had 65 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds as the Vikings went 1-1, beating East Chicago Central and losing to Northridge.

Gabby Spink, Gibson Southern girls basketball

The junior had 25 points and eight rebounds in a 66-63 loss to Lawrence North.

Tavion Williams, Ben Davis boys basketball

The junior had a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds, plus seven blocks, in a 71-59 win against Fort Wayne Wayne.

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PREVIOUS WINNERS: NorthWood's Owen Roeder (Nov. 13-19), Bishop Chatard's Daniel Shaw (Nov. 6-12), Indianapolis Lutheran's Braydon Hall (Oct. 30-Nov. 5), North Posey's Jed Galvin (Oct. 23-29), Bishop Chatard's Aidan Arteaga (Oct. 16-22), East Central's Ryan Brotherton (Oct. 9-15), Bloomington South's Lucas Waldon (Oct. 2-8), Bloomington South's Jarrin Alley (Sept. 25-Oct. 1), Indianapolis Lutheran's Jonny Hall (Sept. 18-24), Hanover Central's Caiden Verrett (Sept. 11-17), Indianapolis Lutheran's Jackson Willis (Sept. 4-10), South Bend Trinity's Annika Lute (August 28-Sept. 3), Hanover Central's Matt Koontz (August 21-27), Hanover Central's Caiden Verrett (August 14-20).

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