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Vote: Who should be SBLive's Louisiana High School Athlete of the Week? (12/11/2023)

Read through the candidates and cast your vote
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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Louisiana High School Athlete of the Week for Dec. 4-10. Read through the nominees and cast your vote. Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter

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 who receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. 

Jackson Bradley, Oak Grove football

The junior quarterback, a Louisiana Tech commit, carried 23 times for 211 yards and three touchdowns in the third-seeded Tigers' 62-36 win over Haynesville in the Division IV non-select championship game.

Jay Freeman, Oak Grove football

Freeman made a habit of reaching the end zone in the Division IV non-select championship game, rushing for 173 yards on 23 carries with four touchdowns.

Dedric Lastie, Riverside Academy football

The junior tailback accumulated 227 all-purpose yards with 107 rushing yards and scored touchdowns on runs of 23, 11 and 42 yards in the Rebels' 42-35 loss to Southern Lab in the Division IV select championship game. Lastie finished the season with 2,528 yards rushing and 41 TDs.

Armariyan Asberry, Southern Lab football

Asberry was named Most Outstanding Player of the Division IV select championship game for his 11-carry, 33-yard, two-TD performance in a 42-35 win over Riverside Academy.

Jerome Harris, Southern Lab football

Harris carried eight times for 85 yards and two touchdowns in the Kittens' win over Riverside Academy.

Kevon'te Landry, Lafayette High boys basketball

Landry, who is also the starting quarterback for the school's football team, scored 16 points to lead the Lions to a 53-33 win over Lincoln Prep in the Big Dave Classic at Northside High. The Lions are 7-1 on the year.

Latravion Thomas, Ville Platte boys basketball

Thomas paced the Bulldogs to a 63-54 win over Northside at the Big Dave Classic with 21 points.

D'Shaun Ford, Opelousas football

The junior sparked the Tigers' run to their first state title by rushing for 146 yards and two TDs on 26 carries in a 26-13 defeat of District 5-4A rival Cecilia in the Division II non-select title game.

Zack Malveaux, Opelousas football

The junior quarterback ran for 114 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns and completed 4-of-7 passes for 57 yards in the 12th-seeded Tigers' win over second-seeded Cecilia.

J'Marion Island, Union Parish football

The tailback ran 26 times for 178 yards and two TDs and burst into the end zone with the winning two-point conversion as the Farmers snapped a three-game losing streak in the Superdome with a 36-35 victory over St. James in the Division III non-select title game.

Jordan Hill, Union Parish football

Hill ran for 109 yards on nine carries with three TDs, completed 6-of-10 passes for 78 yards and returned an interception 48 yards in the Farmers' win over St. James.

Brayden Williams, St. James football

The quarterback ran for 95 yards on 15 carries with two TDs and completed 9-of-14 passes for 154 yards and two scores in the Wildcats' loss to Union Parish.

Daniel Beale, Catholic-Baton Rouge football

The senior University of Louisiana commit completed 19-of-26 passes for 360 yards and four TDs with no interceptions in the third-seeded Bears' Division I select title game win over Acadiana. He also ran for a short TD in the 55-31 contest.

Barry Remo, Catholic-Baton Rouge football

Remo ran for 121 yards on 18 carries with three TDs in the win over Acadiana.

Jonah Gauthier, Acadiana football

The halfback did his best to match Catholic-Baton Rouge, rushing for 196 yards on 21 carries with a TD in the loss. He came on especially strong in the latter part of the season.

Brent Gordon, Cecilia football

The junior free safety nabbed Most Valuable Player honors in the Bulldogs' loss to Opelousas, collecting 16 tackles (11 solo).

Eymani Key, Southside girls basketball

Key, who recently scored her 1,000th career point, tossed in 31 points in the Lady Sharks' 58-57 win over Rosepine. Southside is 9-1 on the year.

Brynnan Boyd, St. Thomas More girls basketball

The dangerous outside shooter was the only double-digit scorer in the Lady Cougars' 40-19 win at New Iberia. She scored 12 points for STM (6-3).

Brody Latiolais, St. Thomas More football

The linebacker intercepted a pass and returned it 80 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the second quarter in the Division II select title game. Latiolais' pick-six tied the score at 14-14 after the Cougars trailed 14-0. St. Thomas More went on to win, 35-21, over Lafayette Christian.

John Luke St. Pierre, St. Thomas More football

St. Pierre was named Most Outstanding Player of the Division II select championship game after rushing for 72 yards on 11 carries with two TDs.

James Simon, Calvary Baptist football

The junior rushed for 191 yards on 30 carries with a TD as the second-seeded Cavaliers' completed a perfect 14-0 season with a thrilling 34-28 win over top-seeded St. Charles Catholic.

Abram Wardell, Calvary Baptist football

Wardell completed 24-of-32 passes for 249 yards and two TDs, including the game-winner with under a minute left in the Cavaliers' championship game victory over St. Charles Catholic.

Brady St. Pierre, St. Charles Catholic football

The senior quarterback completed 8-of-12 passes for 132 yards and two TDs in the Comets' loss to Calvary Baptist.

Tyson George, Zachary football

The receiver caught seven passes for 126 yards in the Broncos' 31-17 loss to Ruston in the Division I non-select title game.

Josh Brantley, Ruston football

The junior quarterback ran for 130 yards on 20 carries with three TDs and completed 11-of-19 passes for 194 yards in the top-seeded Bearcats' Division I non-select championship win over Zachary.

Jadon Mayfield, Ruston football

Mayfield was the defensive star in the Division I non-select title game, notching 12 tackles (seven solo) with 2.5 sacks and 2 tackles for loss.

Melvin Hills, Lafayette Christian football

The University of Texas defensive line commit racked up eight tackles (five solo) with two tackles for loss and a sack in a loss to St. Thomas More.