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Vote: Who should be SBLive’s National High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week? (2/12/2024)

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 girls 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 Girls Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 5-11. Voting closes on Monday, Feb. 19, 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 Girls Basketball Player of the Week candidates

Jayda Angel, sr., Cape Fear (North Carolina)

Angel recorded a triple-double in an 83-43 win over Douglas Byrd, finishing with 52 points, 11 rebounds, 10 steals and seven assists. Angel is an Elon signee.

Kendall Braden, sr., Toledo Christian (Ohio)

Braden scored a Toledo Christian single-game record 46 points in a 71-15 victory over Adrian Lenawee Christian.

Bailey Breen, jr., Oceanside (Maine)

Breen had 40 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks as Oceanside blew past Winslow, 98-37.

Taylee Chirrick, sr., Roberts (Montana)

Chirrick, a Montana State signee, recorded 45 points in a 94-19 win over Absarokee.

Alyssa Ervin, sr., Carroll County (Virginia)

Ervin, another Elon signee, had 41 points in a 72-38 win over Patrick County. One day later, she poured in 41 more points as Carroll County defeated Radford, 91-23.

Josie Foster, jr., Caledonia (Minnesota)

Foster scored 34 points as Caledonia routed Jackson County Central, 78-55.

Bella Hines, jr., Eldorado (New Mexico)

Hines, one of the top junior prospects in the nation, had 43 points, six rebounds and two steals in a 63-40 win over La Cueva.

Audrey Johnson, jr., Livingston Christian (Michigan)

Johnson erupted for 41 points — a new Livingston Christian single-game record — in a 51-42 victory over Bloomfield Christian.

Natalie Kussow, so., Arrowhead (Wisconsin)

Kussow scored 28 points — including the 1,000th of her career — in a 63-48 win over Muskego.

Oaklee Lofton, jr., Legacy Academy (Arkansas)

Lofton had 42 points, 10 rebounds, two assists and seven steals in a 67-34 victory over Trinity Christian.

Tatiana Matthews, sr., Dunnellon (Florida)

Matthews, a Colgate signee, put up 31 points, 16 rebounds, four assists and three blocks as Dunnellon edged The Villages Charter, 65-59.

Madison McKenzie, sr., Gainesville (Virginia)

McKenzie netted 31 points — one shy of her career high — as Gainesville downed Battlefield, 57-29.

Kaitlyn Nease, sr., Burgettstown (Pennsylvania)

Nease scored a Burgettstown single-game record 45 points in a 71-26 win over Sto-Rox.

Taaliyah Porter, jr., Stevens (South Dakota)

Porter had 30 points and 15 rebounds as Stevens upset Harrisburg in overtime, 66-61. The junior became the fourth girl in school history to surpass the 1,000 career points mark in the win.

Devyn Quigley, sr., Manchester Township (New Jersey)

Quigley, a four-star N.C. State signee, recorded a double-double in a 52-43 victory over Monmouth Regional, putting up 31 points, 13 rebounds, two assists, three steals and two blocks.

A’myah Robinson, so., Culpeper (Virginia)

Robinson netted 38 points — including the 1,000th of her Culpeper career — in an 80-76 victory over Caroline. The sophomore only needed 43 games to reach 1,000 points.

Nia Rogers, sr., Redwood Christian (California)

Rogers exploded for 51 points in a 73-14 win over Bentley. The senior also had eight assists, eight steals and six rebounds.

Nya Smith, sr., Milton (Georgia)

Smith, an Appalachian State signee, tallied 32 points, eight rebounds, 11 assists and five steals in an 82-60 victory over Mount Pisgah Christian.

Corri Vermilya, sr., Loudonville (Ohio)

Vermilya had 47 points and 13 rebounds in a 73-64 loss to Ellet.

-- Bob Lundeberg | @sblivesports