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Vote: Who should be SBLive's National High School Athlete of the Week? (11/20/2023)

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 Nov. 13-19. Voting closes on Monday, Nov. 27, 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

Trey Beamer, so., Carlisle (Virginia) boys basketball

Beamer had 36 points, 11 rebounds and five assists in a 77-68 win over Calvary Day.

Ava Jo Berry, jr., Wenatchee (Washington) volleyball

Berry led the way with 50 assists as Wenatchee earned a five-set victory over North Creek in the Class 4A state championship match. It was Wenatchee’s first state title since 1983.

Claire Buletza, jr., Ipswich (Massachusetts) volleyball

Buletza had 21 kills, 12 digs and two blocks as Ipswich secured a spot in the Division 4 state final with a four-set win over Hudson.

Aaliyah Chavez, jr., Monterey (Texas) girls basketball

Chavez netted 57 points — a new Monterey single-game record — in an 80-54 rout of Plano. The five-star junior also had six rebounds, two assists and one block.

Talan Dodson, sr., Davenport (Texas) volleyball

Dodson had 29 kills and 17 digs as Davenport defeated Randall in five sets in the Class 4A state championship match.

Mathis Dritz, so., Westlake (California) girls basketball

Dritz filled up the box score with 30 points, 21 rebounds, five assists and five steals as Westlake took down Chaminade, 87-71.

Jayden Fortier, sr., Tualatin (Oregon) football

Fortier, a four-star Arizona State commit, caught six passes for 324 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-23 win over Sherwood.

Sire Gaines, sr., Orange Vista (California) football

Gaines, another future Arizona State Sun Devil, ran for 222 yards and five touchdowns as Orange Vista defeated Western, 63-46, to reach the section finals for the second time in program history. Orange Vista’s star sophomore quarterback, Khalil Abdul-Aziz, also had a strong game, completing 17 of 21 passes for 266 yards and two touchdowns.

Dakarri Hollis, jr., Lutheran North (Missouri) football

Hollis accounted for seven total touchdowns in a 70-61 victory over Hannibal. The junior threw for 214 yards and a pair of TDs while running for 182 yards and five more scores. Hannibal’s Aneyas Williams‍, a Notre Dame commit, also scored seven touchdowns in the shootout.

Drew Hymas, sr., Highland (Idaho) football

Hymas produced 426 of Highland’s 498 total yards as the Rams edged Coeur d’Alene in the Class 5A state championship game, 35-28. The senior threw for 286 yards and a pair of touchdowns while running for 140 yards and two more scores.

Luke Kelley, jr., Centerville (Montana) football

Kelley tallied nine total touchdowns — seven rushing, two passing — as Centerville downed Froid-Medicine Lake, 63-48, for the Montana Six-Man state title.

Logan Kushner, sr., North Allegheny (Pennsylvania) football

Kushner accounted for six total touchdowns — four rushing, two passing — in a 44-41 victory over Pittsburgh Central Catholic for the WPIAL Class 6A title. The senior ran for 240 yards on 25 carries while throwing for 107 yards.

Truitt Manuel, sr., West Henderson (North Carolina) football

Manuel, an NC State baseball commit, had 16 receptions for 248 yards and four touchdowns in a 45-24 win over Oak Grove.

Kayden Mozingo, sr., Onalaska (Washington) football

Mozingo, a senior quarterback, ran for a school-record 451 yards and five touchdowns as Onalaska pulled away from Kalama, 60-40. The Loggers rushed for 621 yards as a team and did not attempt a pass.

Carter Nye, sr., Bentonville (Arkansas) football

Nye threw for 431 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-14 trouncing of Cabot.

Hailey Primwhere, sr., Pennridge (Pennsylvania) girls soccer

Primwhere netted a pair of goals as Pennridge defeated Conestoga, 4-1, in the Class 4A state championship match.

Colbey Reed, sr., Belleville (Michigan) football

Reed ran for 228 yards and four touchdowns in a 63-21 romp over Davison.

Camryn Runner, sr., Hamilton Heights (Indiana) girls basketball

Runner, an Evansville signee, had 30 points, eight rebounds, four assists, six steals and three blocks in a 66-23 win over Guerin Catholic.

Caleb Sanchez, sr., St. John Bosco (California) football

Sanchez threw for 330 yards and six touchdowns as St. John Bosco pulled out a 43-42 victory over Corona Centennial.

Shawn Simeon, jr., Naples (Florida) football

Simeon ran for 395 yards and seven touchdowns — setting new single-game school records in both categories — as Naples trounced Port Charlotte, 63-33.

Keith Spell, sr., McKeesport (Pennsylvania) football

Spell ran for 171 yards and three touchdowns while recording five sacks on defense in a 28-14 win over West Mifflin.

Michael Turner, jr., Richland (Texas) football

Turner, a four-star junior, was a workhorse in Richland’s 48-47 shootout win over Barbers Hill, carrying it 45 times for 309 yards and four touchdowns.

Demond Williams, sr., Basha (Arizona) football

Williams, a four-star Arizona commit, completed 27 of 30 passes for 376 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-31 victory over American Leadership Academy. He also rushed for 109 yards and a TD.

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

Wilson accounted for 443 yards of total offense and five touchdowns as Corner Canyon captured the Class 6A title with a 41-27 win over Skyridge. The four-star Utah commit ran for 192 yards and three TDs while passing for 251 yards and a pair of scores.

-- Bob Lundeberg | @sblivesports