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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Alabama High School Athlete of the Week for Feb. 14-20 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, Feb. 28. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveal.


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.

MJ Jones, Pelham Boys Basketball:

Jones finished with 16 points, four assists, and three rebounds to end his special career as a four-year starter in a 51-61 loss against Spanish Fort in the Sweet 16.

Olivia Johnigan, Helena Girls Basketball:

Johnigan recorded 23 points and nine rebounds in Helena's historic 45-43 win over McGill-Tollen- securing the program's first berth to the Elite Eight.

Parker Dean, Chelsea Boys Soccer:

The 8th grader scored a goal and added an assist in his varsity start in Chelsea's 10-0 win over Clay-Chalkville.

Emma Smith, Vestavia Hills Girls Basketball:

Smith recorded a double-double (16 points, 11 rebounds) along with 4 steals in a 65-32 regional semifinal win against Huntsville.

Brady Dunn, Oak Mountain Boys Basketball:

Dunn led the Eagles with 18 points in a 56-37 7A regional win against Austin. With the victory, Oak Mountain is headed to the program's third straight Elite Eight where they will face James Clemens.

Aniya Hubbard, Hoover Girls Basketball:

Hubbard finished with 14 points and nine rebounds in a 71-29 7A regional semifinal win against Florence. The defending state champions will face Bob Jones in the regional final.

Ty McGraw, Gardendale Baseball:

McGraw recorded four RBIs, three runs, and a home run across a two-game win span over Oak Grove (10-5, 10-2).

Kenleigh Cahalan, Hewitt-Trussville Softball:

The Alabama commit went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in an 11-2 win against Smiths Station.

Christopher Blount, Huffman Boys Basketball:

Blount led Huffman with 17 points including a game-sealing bucket in overtime with 4 seconds remaining to give the Vikings a 40-38 regional semifinal win against Homewood.

Emmah Rolfe, Bob Jones Softball:

The Auburn commit recorded 16 strikeouts, a home run, and three RBIs in a 3-3 tie against Spanish Fort.

Ty Davis, Mountain Brook Boys Basketball:

Davis scored 16 points in the Spartan's dominant 52-25 Sweet 16 win against Oxford.

Tabitha Frazier, Spanish Fort Softball:

Frazier went 3-for-3 with a double, a home run, and three runs in a 14-5 win over Auburn.

Josh Ervin, Springville Baseball:

Ervin went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs in a 10-9 win against Clay-Chalkville.

Jaylen Pleasant, Mortimer Jordan Girls Basketball:

Pleasant scored 17 points in a 6A 65-41 regional semifinal win over Athens-advancing to the regional final for the first time in five years.