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Congratulations to Fort Zumwalt South boys basketball point guard Peyton Blair for being voted SBLive’s Missouri High School Athlete of the Week for Feb. 28-March 6!

The senior was crucial toward a 60-59 win over Troy Buchanan last Saturday with 21 points, eight assists, six rebounds and seven steals.

Blair ran away with this week's honor, receiving 98.39% of the total vote.

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

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Feb. 28-March 6:

Lexi Moody, Odessa girls basketball

Moody had 21 points and four steals during a 51-42 win over Marshall last Thursday.

Jeremiah Watson, Hazelwood Central boys basketball

Watson used 19 points and four boards to lead Hazelwood Central to a 66-23 win over rival Hazelwood West last Monday.

Amrri Thompson, Raytown South girls basketball

Thompson had 20 points and five rebounds during a 62-59 win over Jefferson City last Tuesday.

Bennett Stirtz, Liberty boys basketball

Stirtz did a little bit of everything during the Blue Jays’ 54-48 win over North Kansas City last Tuesday, scoring 21 points, grabbing six rebounds, dishing out five assists and notching four steals.

Tasia Johnson, Lee’s Summit West girls basketball

Johnson had a 28-point, 12-rebound double-double during the Titans’ 61-53 win over Raytown last Tuesday.

Caelyn Ferguson, Heritage Christian girls basketball

Ferguson scored a game-high 22 points and notched four steals during a 36-31 win over Perry Lecompton last Tuesday.

Brandon Mitchell-Day, MICDS boys basketball

MICDS’s postseason run has been in large part fueled by Mitchell-Day, who had 20 points and 10 rebounds during a 41-27 win over Priory last Wednesday.

Emani Bennett, Lee’s Summit North girls basketball

The Broncos nabbed a 54-22 win over Belton last Tuesday, and it was in large part due to Bennett’s double-double of 25 points and 14 rebounds.

Luke Walsh, Vianney boys basketball

Walsh used 20 points and five boards to help lead Vianney to a 62-56 win over St. Mary’s last Thursday.

Cierra Smith, Grandview girls basketball

Smith notched an unorthodox double-double during Grandview’s 53-26 win over Capital City, scoring 23 points and grabbing 11 steals.

Connor Turnbull, Fort Zumwalt North boys basketball

Turnbull had a huge double-double with 31 points and 15 rebounds during a 52-47 win over Fort Zumwalt West last Monday.

JoJo Kutch, Kearney girls basketball

Kutch had 21 points and grabbed seven boards during a 48-46 win over Lincoln College Prep last Monday.

Ramzi Salem, John Burroughs boys basketball

Salem had 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds during a 57-53 win over Whitfield last Wednesday.

Kayla Jensen, St. Joseph’s girls basketball

Jensen used 14 points and 13 rebounds en route to a double-double during St. Joseph’s 58-44 win over Marquette last Saturday.

Boston Sanders, Odessa boys basketball

Sanders accounted for at least 34 points during the Bulldogs’ 54-42 win last Tuesday, scoring 20 of his own while tallying six assists.

Addie Rhea, Ursuline girls basketball

Despite a 43-41 loss to Lutheran South, Rhea was dominant for Ursuline with 17 points and 14 rebounds.

Chaz Watson, Lee’s Summit West boys basketball

Watson dropped a team-high 27 points and snagged eight rebounds during the Titans’ nail-biting 66-65 win over crosstown rival Lee’s Summit last Tuesday.

Chantrel Clayton, Cardinal Ritter girls basketball

Clayton dropped 25 points and notched seven steals during a 76-19 win over Vashon last Wednesday.

Ikenna Ezeogu, Blue Springs boys basketball

Ezeogu had a monstrous double-double with 24 points and 19 rebounds during a 78-53 win over Battle last Tuesday.

Katie Baumgartner, Marquette girls basketball

Baumgartner has terrorized opposing teams all season, and she continued to do so with 21 points and 14 rebounds during a 55-49 win over Kirkwood last Wednesday.

Kiley Durchardt, St. Joseph’s girls basketball

Durchardt was eyeing a triple-double in a 52-45 win over Parkway West, scoring 23 points, grabbing nine rebounds and dishing out seven assists.

Camden Bennett, St. Joseph Lafayette boys basketball

Bennett led the Fighting Irish to a 54-33 win over conference foe Maryville last Tuesday with 23 points and five rebounds.

Allie Turner, John Burroughs girls basketball

Turner used 21 points and five rebounds to help lead John Burroughs to a 64-50 win over STEAM Academy last Tuesday.

Marcus Coleman, MICDS boys basketball

Coleman dropped 25 points and two steals during MICDS’ 60-36 win over John Burroughs last Friday.