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Vote: Who should be SBLive’s National High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week? (3/11/2024)

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 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 March 4-10. Voting closes on Monday, March 18, 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 scored 44 points — a new state Division 4 record — and also grabbed eight rebounds in a 74-66 title game loss to Monterey.

Dillon Battie, sr., Lancaster (Texas)

Battie, a Temple signee, shined at both ends of the court with 17 points, 19 rebounds and four assists as Lancaster defeated Killeen Ellison, 59-30, in the Class 5A state championship game.

Mason Bechen, jr., North Linn (Iowa)

Bechen had 32 points and 11 rebounds in a 67-51 win over Winfield-Mount Union. North Linn went on to secure a second straight Class 1A title.

Cameron Boozer, jr., Columbus (Florida)

Boozer dominated with 29 points and 15 rebounds in a 76-56 victory over Evans. The five-star junior then had 24 points and 11 rebounds as Columbus defeated Oak Ridge for the Class 7A title in overtime, 72-67.

Pearson Carmichael, sr., Summit (Oregon)

Carmichael, a Boise State signee, had 30 points and 13 rebounds in a 48-33 win over Woodburn. The Storm went on to capture the program’s first state title at the Class 5A state tournament.

Isaac Carr, jr., Central Catholic (Oregon)

Carr led the way with 26 points as Central Catholic claimed the Class 6A title with an 85-76 win over Roosevelt.

Lorenzo Carrara, sr., Xaverian Brothers (Massachusetts)

Carrara made eight 3-pointers and finished with 32 points in an 83-70 win over Methuen.

Courtney Crutchfield, sr., Pine Bluff (Arkansas)

Crutchfield, a four-star Missouri football signee, recorded 24 points and 12 rebounds in the Class 5A title game. Pine Bluff defeated Benton, 68-63.

Isaiah Evans, sr., North Mecklenburg (North Carolina)

Evans, a five-star Duke signee, exploded for 48 points in a 79-63 upset win over Myers Park.

Zack Evans, sr., West Central (Illinois)

Evans controlled the action with 27 points, 13 rebounds and four assists, leading West Central to a 62-43 win over Mounds Meridian in the Class 1A final.

Dayton Forsythe, sr., Dale (Oklahoma)

Forsyth, an Oklahoma signee, had 36 points as Dale earned its third straight Class 2A state championship with a 63-38 rout of Pocola.

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

Harper, a five-star Rutgers signee, dominated with 26 points, nine rebounds and four assists as Don Bosco Prep defeated Paul VI, 56-29, for the program’s seventh state title.

Troy Henderson, jr., Lancaster (Virginia)

Henderson poured in 30 points as Lancaster claimed its second straight state title with a 65-59 win over Auburn.

Quinn Kwasniak, jr., Cornerstone Christian (Ohio)

Kwasniak made six 3-pointers in a 70-63 victory over Fairport Harding to give him 141 for the year, the highest single-season total in Ohio history. The junior finished the game with 34 points.

Trent Perry, sr., Harvard-Westlake (California)

Perry, a four-star USC signee, scored 21 of his 28 points in the second half as Harvard-Westlake downed Eastvale Roosevelt, 63-59. Harvard-Westlake went on to repeat as Open Division champion.

Joseph Roth, sr., Ellwood City (Pennsylvania)

Roth put up a dominant double-double with 31 points and 17 rebounds in a 62-44 victory over Westmont Hilltop.

Sean Stanaland, so., Jayton (Texas)

Stanaland came up just short of a triple-double with 32 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in a 65-26 rout of Fayetteville. Jayton went on to capture the Class 1A state title.

Jaden Steppe, sr., Tualatin (Oregon)

Steppe, a Colorado State signee, put up 31 points and 16 rebounds in his high final high school game. The Timberwolves defeated Beaverton in the Class 6A third-place game, 72-60.

Chance Yanoski, jr., Mechanicsburg (Pennsylvania)

Yanoski recorded 33 points as Mechanicsburg downed Gateway, 60-52.

-- Bob Lundeberg | @sblivesports