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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Ohio high school athlete of the week for Jan. 31-Feb. 6. 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.


Audrey Benedict, North Union girls basketball

Finished with 21 points at London, marking her eighth 15-plus-point game of the season.

Emily Carter, Waynedale gymnastics

Carter won three of four events, scoring a 9.1 on the vault, an 8.3 on the bars, a 9.0 on the beam and a 9.55 with her floor routine to finish with a 35.95 all-around score at the Winter Classic meet.

Lauren Clippard, Colerain girls swimming

Clippard placed first in the 100 backstroke and second in the 200 freestyle at the Greater Miami Conference meet.

Devonte Curry, Briggs boys basketball

Scored 44 points in a 92-72 loss to Africentric.

Sadie Foster, Western Brown girls basketball

Foster surpassed her program’s single-season record of 40 made 3-pointers with 41 after a win over Clinton-Massie.

Kenyon Giles, Rhodes boys basketball

Scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in an 80-67 win over Glenville.

Chad Harper, Triway boys bowling

Led his team to a 2,951-2,940 comeback win over Louisville, rolling a team-high 486 series with games of 227 and 259.

Cody Head, Lutheran East boys basketball

Finished with 24 points in a 59-53 victory over Garfield Heights and was named MVP of the Play-By-Play Classic.

Amani Lyles, Beechcroft boys basketball

Lyles joined his program’s 1,000-point club, as he finished with 29 points, 22 rebounds, five blocks and four steals in a win over Linden-McKinley.

Andrea Maibach, Norwayne girls basketball

Had a season-high 30 points and 15 rebounds in a 62-33 win over Hillsdale and posted 29 points in a 66-61 loss to Norwayne.

Maren McCallister, New Hope Christian girls basketball

Scored her 1,000th career point as she finished with 33 points in a 57-44 win over Westfall and had 21 points in a 64-47 loss to Chillicothe.

Ava Nelson, Mentor girls wrestling

The 11th-ranked 115-pounder in Ohio went 3-0 in a wrestling tournament at Mentor to improve her season record to 29-6.

Chase Ouellette, Wellington boys basketball

Scored his 1,000th career point, as he went off for 32 points in a loss to Centerburg.

Imarianah Russell, Reynoldsburg girls basketball

Scored a season-high 36 points in a 73-54 win at Gahanna Lincoln.

Gage Schlotterbeck, Olentangy Liberty hockey

The forward scored his 100th varsity goal in a 4-2 win over Dublin Coffman. 

Jalen Wenger, Dalton boys basketball

Scored a team-high 32 points, including five 3-pointers and had five rebounds and five assists to lead Dalton past Rittman 86-59.