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Vote: Who should be SBLive's Missouri High School Athlete of the Week (2/5/2024)?

Candidates for SBLive's Missouri High School Athlete of the Week are nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff
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Here are the candidates for SBLive's Missouri 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


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Addison Bjorn, Park Hill South girls basketball

The sophomore had a double-double with 30 points and 19 rebounds while adding five assists and three steals in a 64-61 loss to Blue Valley (Kan.) North on Feb. 2 at the North Kansas City Tournament.

Tyrique Brooks, Springfield Central boys basketball

In a 60-49 win over Kickapoo on Tuesday, he had 14 points and helped the Bulldogs snap a 17-game losing streak to the Chiefs. He also surpassed the 1,500-point mark in the victory.

Asher Buggs-Tipton, Green City boys basketball

The senior forward had 15 points in a 54-47 win over Canton on Jan. 31 and surpassed the 1,500-point mark in his career.

Madi Carvajal, Meadville girls basketball

The sophomore had 23 points in a 97-35 win over Novinger on Tuesday and surpassed the 1,000-point mark of the Lady Eagles.

Kylee Cole, Aurora girls basketball

She had a game-high 32 points to help the Lady Houns beat College Heights Christian on Jan. 29 and surpassed the 1,000-point mark.

Zyree Collins, St. Mary’s boys basketball

The junior guard scored 40 points in an 85-80 loss to New Madrid County Central on Saturday. It was his fourth time with 40 or more points.

Marco Dalakishvili, St. Pius X (KC) boys wrestling

The senior went 4-0 with four pins to take first place in the 150-pound bracket at the Cody Greene Memorial Tournament on Saturday in Imperial. The Warriors took first place in the team standings.

Zoe Davis, Boonville girls basketball

She nearly outscored New Franklin in a 73-23 win on Jan. 30 with 21 points and scored her 1,000th career point in the game.

Luke Eggemeyer, Saxony Lutheran boys basketball

He tallied 28 points in a 59-41 win over West County on Wednesday. He had 13 points in the third quarter, including a pair of dunks.

Dalton Forck, Kelly boys basketball

The senior recorded a double-double with 24 points and 15 rebounds as Kelly beat Scott County Central on Monday in the Scott-Mississippi Conference semifinal game.

Larissa Garbarini, Francis Howell girls swimming and diving

She won the Gateway Athletic Conference diving championship on Thursday and broke a school record for points that stood since 2005 with her 472.60 score.

Ashlen Garrett, Skyline girls basketball

The junior guard, an all-state selection a year ago, had 43 points to lead the Lady Tigers to a 79-63 win over Fair Grove on Thursday.

Will Geary, Valley Park boys basketball

The junior had 29 points in a 56-35 win against Brentwood on Feb. 2 and had 38 in an 80-70 win over Brentwood on Jan. 29. He passed the 1,500-point mark in his career this week.

Logan Goehman, Pilot Grove boys basketball

He was one of two players for the Tigers to go over 1,000 points in the same game during a 76-59 win over Jamestown on Jan. 30.

Wyatt Goldinger, Marion County boys basketball

The senior led the Mustangs with 21 points in a 65-49 win over Knox County on Jan. 29 in a Lewis-Clark Conference tilt.

Caelan Harland, Macon boys track and field

A two-time pole vault champion, he jumped 17 feet, 6 inches at an indoor track and field meet on Saturday in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Macie Harman, Cairo girls basketball

The Lady Cats picked up a 62-32 win over Cairo on Jan. 30 and the junior had 11 points in the win and hit the 1,000-point mark.

Letecia Howard, Plattsburg girls basketball

She tallied four points in the final 30 seconds to help Plattsburg pick up a 44-41 win over Kansas City Lutheran on Tuesday.

Jacqueline Hu, John Burroughs girls swimming

She was named the co-swimmer of the meet at the City of Roses Invitational in Cape Girardeau by winning two events and breaking the pool record in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Kolton Johnson, Cape Notre Dame boys basketball

He broke the school record for 3-pointers in a career with 148, passing the mark set by Blake Bauwens in 2017. Johnson finished with 20 points in a win over Meridian on Feb. 2.

Cam Jones, Park Hill boys basketball

The junior tallied 32 points to help the Trojans pick up a 76-72 win over Fort Osage on Tuesday.

Jadis Jones, New Madrid County Central boys basketball

In an 85-80 win over St. Mary’s at the Sixth Man Shootout, the senior forward had a double-double with 39 points and 15 rebounds.

Za’Corrie Kerr, Van Horn boys basketball

The senior had a double-double in playing only three quarters in a 73-34 win over Odessa on Jan. 31 with 42 points and 11 rebounds.

Cayden Larson, Chillicothe boys wrestling

For the second time in two weeks, the Hornets had a wrestler win his 100th match. The latest was Larson, who wrestles at 175 pounds, on Feb. 2.

Ella Lucas, St. Elizabeth girls basketball

A 3-pointer in the first quarter against Southern Boone County on Friday was the 1,000th career point for the senior.

Max Matthews, Carl Junction boys wrestling

In a dual against McDonald County on Thursday, the senior picked up his 100th career win.

Ava McCulla, Parkway South girls basketball

She dropped in 22 points and 17 rebounds in a 60-36 win over Fox on Jan. 31 and had 23 against Washington on Jan. 29. She surpassed the 1,000-point mark this week as well.

Andrew Moore, Troy Buchanan boys basketball

The junior guard scored 41 points in a 65-57 win over Fort Zumwalt West on Feb. 2. It was the second time this year with 40 or more points in a game.

Kaitlyn Morgan, Lathrop girls basketball

The Lady Mules improved to 17-0 with a 52-25 win over Trenton on Jan. 29 and Morgan passed the 1,000-point mark in the victory over the Lady Bulldogs.

Cooper Mortensen, Ladue boys wrestling

He had pins against foes from SLUH, Mehlville, Hazelwood West and Ritenour this week and secured his 100th career win for the Rams.

Jase Motlagh, Willard boys wrestling

He had a tech fall and a major decision in a triangular with Camdenton and Marshfield on Thursday and the latter was his 100th career win.

Marquel Murray, Cape Central boys basketball

The sophomore had 15 points in the first half and 16 more in the second to finish with a game-high 31 points in a 90-63 win over Caruthersville on Friday.

Tyler New, Worth County boys basketball

Senior led the Tigers with 24 points in a 65-61 win over St. Joseph Christian on Friday, securing the Tigers first conference title in basketball since the 1994-95 season.

Gable Ohm, Washington boys wrestling

The freshmen set a new school record for most wins by a ninth grader when he picked up his 41st win on Saturday.

Cole Peters, Blair Oaks boys wrestling

He went 2-0 with two pins in a triangular with Father Tolton Catholic and Washington on Jan. 30 and scored his 100th career win on the night.

Maddy Queathem, Montgomery County girls basketball

In a 57-25 win over Van-Far on Tuesday, she had 29 points in the win. She entered the game needing 28 points to reach 1,000 in her career. On Thursday, she had a team-high 17 in a 48-32 win over Clopton.

Kenzie Redus, Doniphan girls basketball

The senior had a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds in a 55-53 win over Cape Girardeau Notre Dame on Jan. 31. She followed that with 35 points and seven rebounds in a 61-54 win over Alton on Feb. 2.

Tayla Robinson, Battle girls basketball

The junior hit a free throw for her 1,000th career point and finished with 11 points in a 66-46 win over Sedalia Smith-Cotton on Tuesday. Had 14 points in a 70-46 win against Father Tolton Catholic on Thursday.

Malia Rodgers, Montgomery County girls basketball

She became the girls all-time leading scorer during a game a Van-Far on Tuesday, passing the mark held by Erica Daume since 1991.

Haiden Schoessel, Eureka girls swimming and diving

She won the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle and was on the winning 200-yard medley relay at the Suburban Conference Yellow swimming championship on Thursday.

Alex Schonhardt, Helias boys basketball

The junior guard hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Crusaders the lead for the only time in a 47-46 win over Jefferson City on Feb. 1.

Eric Shaw, Maplewood-Richmond Heights boys basketball

In an 82-78 win over Principia on Feb. 1, Shawn had 37 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals. It was the eighth straight win for the Blue Devils.

Beau Walker, Pilot Grove boys basketball

He was one of two players for the Tigers to go over 1,000 points in the same game during a 76-59 win over Jamestown on Jan. 30.

Matthew Walter, Maryville boys basketball

He drained five 3-pointers and finished with 25 points to help the Spoofhounds beat St. Pius X (KC) 70-54 in a Midland Empire Conference game.

Aidan Ward, Nixa boys wrestling

He picked up four wins at the Rose Hill Invitational on Saturday and secured this 100th win for the Eagles.

Kloee Williamson, McAuley Catholic girls basketball

The senior surpassed the 1,000-point mark in a game against College Heights Christian on Jan. 29.

Holly Woods, Pembroke Hill girls basketball

She surpassed the 1,000-point scoring mark in a game on Jan. 31 against Raytown South.

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PREVIOUS WINNERS: Lee’s Summit West's Logan Bishop (Jan. 15-21), Liberty North's Kennedy Herrig (Jan. 8-14), Smithville's Noellie Parrott (Jan. 1-7), Blue Springs' Jayla Cornelius (Dec. 25-31), Laquey's Alexis Shelton (Dec. 11-17), Pembroke Hill's Holly Woods (Dec. 4-10), Raytown South's Jayla McClinton (Nov. 27-Dec. 3), Kearney's Casey Rooney (Nov. 20-26), Hillsboro's Payton Brown (Nov. 13-19), Logan-Rogersville's Stewart McDonald (Nov. 6-12), Marquette's Robert Williams (Oct. 30-Nov. 5), St. Pius X's Justin Lehn (Oct. 23-29), Portageville's Jamarion Smith (Oct. 16-22), Lutheran North's James Bryant (Oct. 9-Oct. 15), Incarnate Word Academy's Sammi Bergjans (Oct. 2-Oct. 8), St. Joseph’s Academy's Paige Jackson (Sept. 25-Oct. 1), Oakville's Nina Cillo (Sept. 18-24), Grain Valley's Ty Williams (Sept. 11-17), Oakville's Amelia Wiesler (Sept. 4-10), Christian Brothers' Cole McKey (August 28-Sept. 3), St. Pius X's Elena Ruble (August 21-27).

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