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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Georgia high school athlete of the week for Feb. 7-13. 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 @SBLiveGA.


Justin Birch, Lanier boys basketball 

Birch dropped a game-high 28 points in a win over Dacula.

Isaiah Collier, Wheeler boys basketball 

Collier was scoring buckets in bunches to help get a key region win over Osborne. He ended the game with 29 points.

Riley Dahlgren, Camden County wrestling

Dahlgren won the state championship at 120 pounds for the second year in a row.

Chris Dorbor, Loganville boys basketball 

Dorbor was the main reason Loganville took down Eastside by a score of 62-51. Dorbor scored 42 of Loganville’s 62 points. 

Kara Dunn, Mount Paran girls basketball 

Dunn filled up the stat sheet with 21 points, six steals, four rebounds and two blocks in a thrilling win over Norcross.

Ari Dyson, Luella girls basketball 

Dyson was spectacular in the region semis vs. Riverdale. She had 17 points, nine rebounds and three blocks.

Josh Fulton, Greater Atlanta Christian boys basketball 

Fulton put on a show with a double-double in a win over Marist. He racked up 27 points, 13 rebounds, four assists and four blocks.

Alison Hiddema, East Forsyth girls basketball

Hiddema’s 24 points and 16 rebounds helped East Forsyth reach the region championship game.

Averie Jones, Lumpkin County girls basketball 

Jones lit it up from behind the arc. She made seven 3s and scored 23 points as Lumpkin County demolished Dawson.

Maalik Leitch, South Gwinnett boys basketball 

Leitch finished his regular season with 25 points, nine assists and five boards. Performances like this one got Leitch onto the Region 4-7A first-team all region squad.

Connor McKay, Rabun County boys basketball 

McKay was on fire vs. Elbert County, scoring 37 points while adding seven boards and four assists. 

Erial Owens, Hiram girls basketball 

In Hiram’s 67-30 win over Cartersville, Owens almost outscored the whole Cartersville team, as she scored 28 points.

May Prado, Lassiter wrestling

Prado, competing at 132 pounds, won her first state title while becoming Lassiter's first female state champion.

Mackenzi Salas, Creekview girls basketball 

Salas’ double-double was a main factor in a victory versus Chattahoochee. She recorded 19 points, 10 boards, four assists and two blocks.

Jaiun Simon, Pebblebrook boys basketball 

Simon scored a game-high 27 points as Pebblebrook routed Habersham Central 116-46.

Austin Sorrelle, Dade County wrestling

Sorrelle won a state championship at 285 pounds, finishing with a 38-2 record. He had three teammates also competing in Macon, and all of them won state championships as well (Heidi Raines, Landon Williams and Cody Williams).

Da’Avion Thomas, McDonough boys basketball 

Thomas scored 31 points in the region championship game vs. Fayette County, adding five rebounds and four assists.

Tianna Thompson, Galloway girls basketball 

Thompson dropped 30 points against Holy Innocents’, adding six rebounds, two assists and two blocks.