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Vote: Who should be SBLive Ohio's high school Athlete of the Week (10/10/2023)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Ohio high school athlete of the week for October 1-7

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Ohio high school Athlete of the Week for SepOctober 1-7. 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

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Finley Bartlett, Wyoming boys golf

Was the top performer at the Division II district tournament at Heatherwoode Golf Club, shooting a 34-33-67 to win by one stroke.

Marquan Braswell, Toledo Central Catholic football

The senior running back scored three touchdowns and finished with a game-high 94 rushing yards to top the 1,000-yard mark for the season as the Fighting Irish earned a decisive 42-0 victory over St. Mary’s Preparatory.

Casey Bullock, St. Edward football

Went 9-of-16 for 145 yards and had a pair of scores in the Eagles’ 35-15 win over Clarkson North (Canada).

Jakorion Caffey, Avon football

The Cincinnati commit shattered three records as the Eagles defeated Midview 45-7. Caffey scored 21- and 28-yard touchdowns en route to breaking the program’s records in points, touchdowns and all-time rushing yards.

Isabella Claxon, South Webster girls volleyball

In a classic five-set win over Notre Dames, the senior had 31 assists, 20 digs, 15 kills and seven aces. She led the team in three of the four categories and was second in digs.

Ross Coppock, Centerville football

Led the defense with two interceptions and a pick-six as the Elks edged Springfield 24-16.

Marquise Davis, Cleveland Heights football

Finished with 368 rushing yards on 31 carries and scored six touchdowns as the Tigers defeated Medina 62-52.

Brayton Feister, Archbishop Hoban football

The freshman running back came up clutch for the Knights, scoring two touchdowns to help lift Hoban past Glenville 28-16.

Ja'Meir Gamble, Massillon football

Led the Tigers’ offense with 233 rushing yards on 17 carries and two touchdowns as Massillon defeated Austintown-Fitch 42-7.

Dylan Halm, Revere boys soccer

Helped lead the Minutemen to their third straight Suburban League American Conference crown on Tuesday when he recorded a hat trick in a 5-0 win over Copley.

Kevin Jordan, Elyria football

Broke Elyria’s single-game rushing record with 334 yards on 30 carries in a 46-41 victory over Amherst. Jordan also scored five touchdowns and had a two-point conversion.

Christian Lynch, Ursuline football 

Led the Irish to a 38-8 win over Villa-Angela St. Joseph with two rushing touchdowns.

Jordan Marshall, Moeller football

Had a pair of 49-yard touchdown runs and finished with 215 yards en route to defeating St. Ignatius 47-7.

Lauren Miller, Archbishop Alter girls golf

At the Division II district championship at Heatherwoode Golf Club, she shot the low score with 37-32-69n and won by eight shots. Her 32 on the back-9 was the best 9-hole score for any competitor in the field by six strokes.

Josh Mirus, Elder football

In the Panthers' 49-7 win over Life Christian Academy, Mirus scored four touchdowns, including one on a 36-yard reception.

Kentrell Rinehart, Bishop Ready football

Went for a season-high 381 yards and six scores in a 42-21 win over Buckeye Valley.

Dom Ruggiero, St. Ignatius boys soccer

Scored the lone goal in a 1-0 win over St. Edward on Wednesday when he took a pass from David Salukombo and put it in the net with just under 20 minutes left in the match.

Ziaire Stevens, Akron East football

Ran for 251 yards and two touchdowns to help the Dragons edge Buchtel 14-11 on the road.

Zack Weber, Bishop Watterson football

Weber dominated on both sides of the ball, finishing with 204 total yards and two touchdowns on offense and four tackles and a sack on defense in a 41-7 win over St. Charles.

Sam Wiles, Lakota West football

The junior quarterback helped blank rival Lakota East 34-0, finishing 10-of-16 for 156 yards. Wiles also threw a 16-yard touchdown pass and ran for another score. The Firebirds are now 6-0 since Wiles was named the starting quarterback.