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Vote: Who should be SBLive's National High School Athlete of the Week? (10/23/2023)

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 Oct. 16-22. Voting closes on Monday, Oct. 30, 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

Audrey Atwood, sr., Skyline (Idaho) volleyball

Atwood had 24 kills, four aces and two blocks in a straight sets win over Blackfoot.

Preston Baker, jr., Breese Central (Illinois) football

Baker threw for 347 yards and five touchdowns in a 42-17 victory over Herrin.

Blake Barnett, sr., Erie (Colorado) football

Barnett, a Kansas State commit, broke Christian McCaffrey’s Colorado 11-man football record for career touchdowns in a 57-13 win over Longmont. Barnett scored six total TDs, giving him 145 for this career. McCaffrey scored 141 times during his time at Regis Jesuit and Valor Christian.

Jason Brown Jr., sr., O’Dea (Washington) football

Brown Jr. ran for 231 yards and four touchdowns as O’Dea smashed Garfield, 49-13.

Cameron Coleman, sr., Central-Phenix City (Alabama) football

Coleman, a five-star Texas A&M commit, hauled in nine passes for 295 yards and four touchdowns in a 41-20 win over Auburn.

Ty’Ray Davis, sr., Wekiva (Florida) football

Davis racked up seven passing touchdowns — six in the second half — and 530 yards in a 68-47 loss to Jones.

Maverick Geske, jr., Brebeuf Jesuit (Indiana) football

Geske threw for 274 yards and seven touchdowns as Brebeuf Jesuit blanked Northview, 55-0.

Grant Gibson, sr., Rockwood Summit (Missouri) football

Gibson completed 18 of 25 passes for 324 yards and six touchdowns in a 59-20 victory over Parkway West. The senior also ran for a TD.

Dax Goff, sr., Booneville (Arkansas) football

Goff ran for 281 yards — 203 coming in the second half — and four touchdowns in a 25-15 win over Charleston.

Cornell Hatcher, sr., Corona Centennial (California) football

Hatcher piled up 265 yards on the ground and six touchdowns in a 63-27 victory over Murrieta Valley.

Armand Hill, fr., West Mifflin (Pennsylvania) football

Hill had 27 carries for 495 yards and five touchdowns as West Mifflin raced past Hopewell, 42-7.

Lauren Hurst, jr., Cleveland (Tennessee) volleyball

Hurst recorded 25 kills and 10 digs as Cleveland successfully defended its Class AAA state title with a straight sets win over Nolensville.

Braylon Isom, sr., Heritage (Michigan) football

Isom caught a pair of touchdowns in Heritage’s 57-12 romp over Arthur Hill. The Miami (Ohio) commit has 47 TD receptions for his career, the most in Michigan history.

Roman Kealoha, so., Wilsonville (Oregon) football

Kealoha ran for 260 yards and four touchdowns as Wilsonville took down Forest Grove, 68-14.

Rolando Martinez, jr., Abernathy (Texas) football

Martinez had a big game on both sides of the ball for Abernathy. The junior intercepted a pair of passes on defense and ran for 260 yards and five touchdowns in a 48-0 shutout of Littlefield.

Luke Nickel, jr., Milton (Georgia) football

Nickel, a Miami commit, threw a Milton single-game record five touchdowns in a 45-14 win over West Forsyth. Nickel completed 24 of 33 passes for 457 yards.

Austin Nowak, sr., Archbishop Moeller (Ohio) boys soccer

Nowak kept a clean sheet for the 18th consecutive match in a 10-0 win over Aiken. The 18 straight shutouts for Archbishop Moeller are an Ohio state record.

Riley Robertson, jr., Notre Dame Academy (Kentucky) girls soccer

Robertson netted a hat trick in a 5-0 playoff victory over George Rogers Clark.

Kamarri Robinson, jr., Livermore (California) football

Robinson turned 29 carries into 534 yards — a North Coast Section record and the fifth-highest total in state history — in a 43-34 win over Dublin. The junior found the end zone five times.

Jamarion Smith, sr., Portageville (Missouri) football

Smith ran for 432 yards and six touchdowns in a 43-0 shutout of New Madrid County Central.

Dalton Steers, sr., Pacific/Bandon (Oregon) boys soccer

Steers netted four goals in a 5-1 victory over Sutherlin. The senior is leading the state of Oregon with 44 goals this season.

Daveon Superales, sr., Graham-Kapowsin (Washington) football

Superales accounted for six total touchdowns — four passing, two rushing — as Graham-Kapowsin defeated Emerald Ridge in a thriller, 41-35.

Sawyer Teeney, jr., Silverton (Oregon) football

Teeney threw for 282 yards and a pair of touchdowns while running for 129 yards and two more scores in a 49-28 win over West Albany.

Brandon Thomas, jr., Episcopal (Texas) football

Thomas ran for 285 yards on 35 carries and scored five touchdowns — including the game-winner late in the fourth quarter — as Episcopal downed Kirkland, 42-35.

Riley Zamensky, jr., John Glenn (Ohio) girls soccer

Zamensky netted five goals in a 6-0 shutout of Steubenville.

-- Bob Lundeberg | @sblivesports