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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Ohio high school athlete of the week for Jan. 24-30. Read through the nominees and cast your vote. Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, email swanson@scorebooklive.comor tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @SBLiveOH.


Daniya McDonald, Whitehall girls basketball

The sophomore, who averages 20.6 points per game, had 29 points in a win over Beechcroft and scored 21 points in a win at Buckeye Valley. 

Rob Dorsey III, Northland boys basketball

The senior scored 30 points and had seven rebounds and three steals to lead Northland to a win over Linden-McKinley.

Trinity Pollard, Bedford indoor track

Placed first in the 60-meter dash with a personal best of 8.34 seconds and fourth in the 200 meters with a season-best 28.46 at theNEOITC Series Green Division No. 2 meet.

Addesa Miller, Dalton girls basketball

Put up 22 points and six rebounds in a 69-63 triple-overtime win over Wooster.

Eddy Pax, Gahanna Lincoln bowling

The senior rolled a team-high 469 series with games of 226 and 243 to lead the Lions to a 2,332-1,962 win over Hamilton Township.

Naomi Keib, Smithville girls basketball

Hit three 3-pointers and finished with a team-high 20 points as the Warriors dominated Central Christian 65-7. Also had 14 points and eight rebounds in a loss to Wayendale.

Rileigh Hostetler, Triway gymnastics

Hostetler helped undefeated Triway achieve its highest team score of the season with 130.95 points. Hostetler placed second in the all-around (32.95), fourth on the vault (7.85), third in bars (8.25), first on the beam (8.2) and fourth on floor (8.65). 

Zennia Thomas, Warrensville Heights girls basketball

Thomas — who averages 30.4 points per game — had 24 points, 20 rebounds and four assists vs. Shaker Heights.

Matt Mizner, Hoover boys basketball

Nailed the game-winning 3 with less than five seconds left to upset St. Ignatius 50-48.

Danny Flood, Buckeye boys basketball

Scored 28 points vs. Keystone to break Buckeye High School’s all-time scoring record with 1,084 points.

Ayden Parsons, Worthington Kilbourne boys basketball

Accounted for over half of his team's points, finishing with 33 in Worthington Kilbourne’s 53-40 win over Delaware Hayes.

Olivia Klanac, Medina girls basketball

Scored 20 points in a win over Brunswick to set a new program record for most varsity points by a freshman in a single season. 

Sophie Schoch, Medina swimming

Placed first in four events — the 200 medley relay, 200 individual medley, 500 free and 200 free relay — to secure the team’s victories over Euclid and Hoban.

Brayden Costea, Minerva boys basketball

Costea scored a career-high 37 points including seven 3-pointers to lead the Lions to a 55-51 win over Carrollton. Also had 33 points in a win over Claymont.

Nolan Ramsey, Cleveland Heights ice hockey

Ramsey had two goals in a 6-0 win over NCDL to crack the program’s top 10 in career goals scored and goals in a season.