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Vote: Who should be SBLive's National High School Athlete of the Week? (9/18/2023)

Read up on the top performers across the country last week and pick the best of the best

Each week during the fall sports season, SBLive Sports will gather the best high school performances across the country with the help of fans, readers and staff.

Now, it’s your turn to choose a standout among the pack, the best of the best.

Here are the nominees for SBLive’s National High School Athlete of the Week for Sept. 11-17. Voting closes on Monday, Sept. 25, at 11:59 (Pacific Time).

Want to nominate an athlete? Please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @SBLiveSports.

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

SBLive National High School Athlete of the Week candidates

Battle Alberson, sr., Gulf Breeze (Florida) football

Alberson completed 26 of 41 passes for 441 yards and eight touchdowns in a 73-42 win over Milton. The senior also ran for 83 yards and another score.

Gage Baker, sr., Paradise Honors (Arizona) football

Baker completed 20 of 25 throws for 538 yards and 10 touchdowns in a 69-15 rout of Show Low. He completed all 16 first-half attempts for 441 yards and nine scores.

Noah Blair, jr., Thurston (Oregon) football

Blair passed for 266 yards and six touchdowns in a 48-14 win over North Eugene.

Jaylin Burt, jr., North Hollywood (California) football

Burt had six rushing touchdowns as North Hollywood blew by Grant, 41-14. The junior running back piled up 241 yards on the ground.

Kymani Chitulangoma, sr., Mayo (Minnesota) boys soccer

Chitulangoma recorded four goals in a 5-1 win over Farmington. The senior forward has scored 10 total goals in his last three matches.

Landen Clark, sr., Radford (Virginia) football

Clark accounted for seven total touchdowns — four passing, three rushing — in a 56-19 win over Galax. The senior completed 13 of 18 passes for 283 yards and rushed for 135 yards on eight carries.

Owen Cossette, jr., Cypress Ranch (Texas) football

Cossette went 28 of 35 passing for 479 yards and eight touchdowns as Cypress Ranch dominated Cypress Woods, 66-41. The junior also added 82 yards on the ground and another score.

Haley Curtis, jr., Coahulla Creek (Georgia) softball

Curtis whirled a four-hitter with seven strikeouts as Coahulla Creek shut out Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe, 2-0.

Brayedan Davis, sr., Greenwood (Arkansas) football

Davis ran for 245 yards and four touchdowns in a 55-14 victory over Siloam Springs. The senior also had a receiving touchdown.

Aizlyn Dewberry, jr., Wink (Texas) volleyball

Dewberry piled up 35 kills, 18 digs and six total blocks in a five-set win over Denver City.

Reagan Ennist, jr., Shenendehowa (New York) volleyball

Ennist became the first player in Shenendehowa history to surpass 1,000 career kills in a sweep of Saratoga Springs. Ennis, a West Virginia commit, had 19 kills in the win.

Mia Hasan, jr., Franklin (Tennessee) girls soccer

Hasan scored four goals as Franklin defeated Nolensville, 5-2.

Marquise Henderson, jr., Belton-Honea Path (South Carolina) football

Henderson rushed for 235 yards and three touchdowns in a 52-14 drubbing of Emerald.

Charles Hughes, sr., Santa Ana (California) football

Hughes rumbled for 281 rushing yards and five touchdowns in a 49-36 victory over St. Margaret’s.

Maddie Karsonovich, sr., St. Thomas Aquinas (New Hampshire) girls soccer

Karsonovich delivered a five-goal effort in a 7-1 win over Bishop Brady.

DJ Lagway, sr., Willis (Texas) football

Lagway, a five-star Florida commit, accounted for six touchdowns (three passing, three rushing) in a 63-14 thrashing of Conroe.

Avery Lerfald, jr., Tri-City United (Minnesota) girls tennis

Lerfald went 7-0 in doubles last week, including a first-place finish at the New Ulm Tennis Tournament. In softball, she helped lead the team to a runner-up finish at the S&C Pink Out. 

Sol McGarey, sr., Nordhoff (California) football

Sol McGarey ran for 406 yards and six touchdowns — both Nordhoff single-game school records — in a 57-22 win over Valencia-Trinity Classical Academy.

Donovyn Omolo, sr., Conway (Arkansas) football

Omolo had six total touchdowns while throwing for 245 yards as Conway downed Ouachita Parish, 49-14. The senior ran for a TD and threw for five.

Tevin Riehl, sr., Mesa Ridge (Colorado) football

Riehl picked off a pair of passes as Mesa Ridge shut out Doherty, 28-0. With nine career interceptions, Riehl is the school’s all-time leader in the statistic.

Brooklynn Samonski, sr., Nottingham (New Jersey) girls soccer

Samonski netted all four of Nottingham’s goals in a 4-1 victory over Hamilton West.

Jake Schakel, sr., Emerald Ridge (Washington) football

Schakel threw for 396 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-28 win over Sumner. Schakel is committed to Eastern Washington.

Trey Tremba, sr., Parkland (Pennsylvania) football

Tremba compiled 320 total yards and four touchdowns in a 31-24 victory over Nazareth. The Army commit scored the go-ahead touchdown — a 39-yard reception — with 1:22 remaining.

Charlotte Vinson, jr., Yorktown (Indiana) volleyball

Vinson, an Indiana commit, had 32 kills, 17 digs, four aces and four total blocks in a four-set win over New Castle.

Bryant Wesco, sr., Midlothian (Texas) football

Wesco, a five-star Clemson commit, had four receiving touchdowns in a 41-0 shutout of Waco. Wesco finished the game with five catches for 125 yards.

Isaac Wilson, sr., Corner Canyon (Utah) football

Wilson, the younger brother of New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson, completed 26 of 32 passes for 428 yards and six touchdowns in a 56-14 rout of Mountain Ridge. The four-star Utah commit has 29 touchdowns this season.

Malachi Wilson, sr., Camden County (North Carolina) football

Wilson scored six touchdowns in a 54-19 victory over Pasquotank County.

Yasseen Zoklat, sr., Hackettstown (New Jersey) boys soccer

Zoklat exploded for four goals in a 6-2 win over High Point.

-- Bob Lundeberg | @sblivesports