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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Montana High School Athlete of the Week for Jan. 17-23 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. 31. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email athleteoftheweek@scorebooklive.comor tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivemt.


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.

Journey Emerson, Lame Deer: Continued his season-long scoring prowess with another huge night, scoring 49 points in a 93-63 victory over Red Lodge.

Drake Rhodes, Billings West: Handed Aden Graves, the 3-time state titlist in Class A from Sidney, his first loss of the season at 160 pounds (6-4 decision) during a quad at Huntley Project.

Damon Gros Ventre, Lodge Grass: Scored 41 points in a 94-72 victory over Joliet and added 22 points in a 91-64 victory over Baker.

Spencer Lehnerz, Power: Had 41 points in a 67-56 loss to Belt JV then scored 22 points in a 73-47 loss to Simms.

Gus Hammond, Lone Peak: Scored 34 points in a 71-65 loss to Ennis.

Walker Doman, Winnett-Grass Range: Scored 34 and 32 points on consecutive nights in wins over Denton-Geyser-Stanford (69-52) and Centerville (59-52).

Caleb Ball, St. Regis: Threw in 32 points in an 58-50 victory over Hot Springs and scored 23 in an 80-68 victory over Charlo.

Tyler Harrington, Jefferson: Poured in 34 points in a 77-75 overtime victory over Whitehall.

Tailey Harris, Lockwood: Threw in 42 points, making six 3-pointers, in a 61-55 victory over Huntley Project.

Emmie Collins, West Yellowstone: Scored a season-high 38 points in a 72-56 victory over Sheridan then added 22 points in a 51-46 victory over Gardner.

Draya Wacker, Melstone: Scored 37 points in a 76-38 victory over Ekalaka and a game-high 31 points in an 83-7 victory over Hobson-Moore-Judith Gap.

Caitlyn Grossman, Billings West: Scored a game-high 32 points for the No. 1 Bears, 22 in the second half, in a 62-60 victory over No. 3 Skyview.

Maddie Gilder, Corvallis: Scored a game-high 32 points in a 62-56 overtime victory over Polson.

Ellie Baxter, Thompson Falls: Scored 31 points in a 60-19 victory over Libby after scoring 24 points in a 51-39 loss to No. 7 Eureka.

Kamber Good Luck, Hardin: Scored 29 points in a 64-33 victory over Miles City then added 22 points in a 68-18 win over Livingston.