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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for Jan. 10-16 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Jan. 24. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.


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.

D'Naylah Williams, Kosciusko Girls Basketball: Had 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 assists in 68-46 win over West Lauderdale.

Shania Fondren, South Panola Girls Basketball: The freshman scored 20 points, 14 rebounds, 4 steals, and 3 blocks in 57-50 win over Hernando.

McGheyla Patton, South Panola Girls Basketball: Recorded 18 points and 2 steals in 57-50 win over Hernando.

Aaliyah Amey, Kosciusko Girls Basketball: The senior had 22 points, 9 rebounds, and 2 blocks in a 75-49 district win over Northeast Lauderdale.

Carleigh King, Brandon Girls Soccer: King scored 2 goals and added an assist in a key region matchup 3-2 win over Oak Grove.

Kate Nesbit, Northwest Rankin Girls Soccer: Recorded a goal and an assist in a 2-1 win over Madison Central.

Rory Humphrey, Northwest Rankin Boys Soccer: Scored a goal in the top-ranked Cougars' 2-0 win over Madison Central.

Ethan Miller, Oak Grove Boys Soccer: Scored the game-sealing goal in the 110th minute to give the Warriors a 2-1 win over Brandon.

Debreasha Powe, Meridian Girls Basketball: The Mississippi State signee finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and had 6 blocks to lead the Lady Wildcats to a 42-26 win over Olive Branch.

Marley Freeman, Brandon Girls Basketball: Freeman scored 19 points in the Lady Bulldogs' 60-20 win over Petal.

Zay Fortenberry, Petal Boys Basketball: The senior scored a team-high 17 points in a 63-60 win over Brandon.

Josh Hubbard, Madison-Ridgeland Academy Boys Basketball: Had a game-high 32 points to lead MRA to a 53-52 win over rival Jackson Prep in a key all-Patriot MAIS Class 6A conference matchup.

Christian Parks, Petal Boys Basketball: Recorded 12 points and 8 blocks in a 63-60 win over Brandon.

Riley Hancock, Madison-Ridgeland Academy Girls Basketball: Scored 15 points in a 31-30 win over Jackson Prep.

Madilynn Vuncannon, Walnut Girls Basketball: Recorded a double-double (11 points, 10 rebound) in a 34-55 loss to Belmont.

Ray Daniels, Biloxi Boys Basketball: Daniels had 12 points, 7 assists, and 6 rebounds in a 52-38 win over Gulfport.

Jarius "BoBo" Jordan, Starkville Boys Basketball: Scored 14 points in a 44-51 loss to Magnolia Heights.

Cody Bost, Ingomar Boys Basketball: Hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer on the baseline to give the Falcons a 45-43 win over Tremont.