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Vote: Who should be SBLive’s National High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week? (12/25/2023)

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

Each week during the 2023-24 high school boys basketball season, SBLive Sports will gather the best 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 Boys Basketball Player of the Week for Dec. 18-24. Voting closes on Monday, Jan. 1, 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 Boys Basketball Player of the Week candidates

Alijah Arenas, so., Chatsworth (California)

Arenas, a five-star sophomore, put up 42 points, eight rebounds and five assists in an 82-71 victory over Saugus. He averaged 39.5 points per game in four games at the Tarkanian Classic.

Ma’Kiah Batson, so., Colonel Richardson (Maryland)

Batson had 31 points in an 83-65 win over Pocomoke.

Pearson Carmichael, sr., Summit (Oregon)

Carmichael recorded a school-record 42 points and 15 rebounds as Summit blew past Grant, 79-60. The Boise State signee buried seven 3-pointers.

Nick Coval, sr., Parkland (Pennsylvania)

Coval scored 34 points in a 62-54 win over Northampton. The senior guard will play college basketball for Davidson.

Jason Crowe Jr., so., Lynwood (California)

Crowe Jr. erupted for 50 points in a 91-88 win over Mater East. Crowe Jr. is also a five-star sophomore.

Beckett Currie, jr., Camas (Washington)

Currie had 34 points, five rebounds and five assists in an 82-70 loss to Roosevelt.

Kyle Delves, fr., Juanita Sanchez (Rhode Island)

Delves poured in 39 points as Juanita Sanchez topped St. Patrick, 62-50. In his varsity debut on Dec. 14, the freshman scored 47 points.

Dylan Harper, sr., Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey)

Harper, a five-star Rutgers commit, had 38 points in a 79-74 victory over Columbus.

Gavin Inglish, jr., Pleasant Hill (Oregon)

Inglish exploded for 56 points as Pleasant Hill defeated St. Marry’s, 78-61.

Logan Kilbert, sr., Sierra (California)

Kilbert netted a Central Section record 71 points in a 120-23 win over Patten Academy. The senior went 34 of 38 from the field and did not attempt a 3-pointer.

Austin Maurer, sr., Cascade Christian (Oregon)

Maurer had a monster double-double in an 89-78 double-overtime win over South Salem, putting up 44 points, 26 rebounds, five assists and seven blocks. The Grand Canyon signee went 19 of 26 from the field.

Ryan Moesch, jr., Chittenango (New York)

Moesch netted 56 points — a new Chittenango school record — in an 83-81 double-overtime loss to Jamesville-DeWitt.

Cooper Nelson, so., Sterlington (Louisiana)

Nelson had 43 points as Sterlington fell to Neville, 84-62.

Travis Perry, sr., Lyon County (Kentucky)

Perry, a four-star Kentucky signee, piled up 40 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals in a 93-64 rout of Buckhorn.

Kolier Pruett, sr., Narrows (Virginia)

Pruett recorded a double-double with 43 points and 16 boards as Narrows squeaked by Giles, 63-61.

Nate Reynolds, jr., Bourne (Massachusetts)

Reynolds dominated with 34 points and 23 rebounds in an 86-53 win over Case.

Grayson Rigdon, jr., Benjamin (Texas)

Less than a week after leading Benjamin to a football state title, Rigdon exploded for 52 points in his basketball season debut. Benjamin defeated Harrold, 86-46.

Aaydan Saucedo, sr., Judge Memorial (Utah)

Saucedo canned eight 3-pointers and finished with 32 points in a 68-65 loss to Santiago.

J’Den Shields, so., Prosper (Texas)

Shields scored 36 points in a 77-65 victory over Little Elm.

MJ Stackhouse, sr., Indian Trail (Wisconsin)

Stackhouse eclipsed the 1,000 career points mark with a 30-point effort as Indian Trail downed Horlick, 66-42.

Tyree Stingley, jr., Page (Arizona)

Stingley netted 41 points in a 70-66 win over Kanab.

-- Bob Lundeberg | @sblivesports