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Vote: Who should be SBLive Ohio's high school Athlete of the Week (10/31/2023)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Ohio high school athlete of the week for October 22-28

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Ohio high school Athlete of the Week for October 22-28. 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

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.

Marquan Braswell, Toledo Central Catholic football

Braswell had a game-high two scores in Toledo Central Catholic’s 42-7 win over Bowling Green. The senior running back has scored multiple touchdowns in the Fighting Irish’s last five games.

Enzo Catania, Aurora football

The senior running back ran for 210 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-7 victory over Alliance in the first round of the Division III playoffs.

Thomas Csanyi, St. Edward football

The junior quarterback threw for two touchdowns, including one on a 45-yard strike, to help the Eagles blank Elyria 42-0.

Luke Dunn, Withrow football

Dunn went 10-of-14 for 242 yards and three touchdowns as the Tigers shut out Edgewood 49-0. His three scores set a new single-season program record for the most passing touchdowns (32) in a season. The previous record was set by Juandez Brown who had 30 touchdowns passing in 2007.

Ian Erb, Mineral Ridge football

Scored four touchdowns - three rushing and one receiving - in a 35-6 win over Jackson-Milton.

Chase Heiland, Portsmouth football

Heiland had a monster performance in a Division V playoff game against Fairland. He finished with 359 yards on 44 carries and four scores to help the Trojans defeat the Dragons 50-38. 

Nino Hill, Canton McKinley football

In McKinley’s 37-13 playoff win over Strongsville, the junior running back rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns, including one on a 50-yard run.

Grady Kinsey, Indian Valley football

Rushed for three touchdowns as Indian Valley, the No. 15 seed in Division IV, region 15, upset fourth-seeded Logan Elm.

Braxton Leeth, Crestview football

Leeth scored two touchdowns and had 172 yards en route to Crestview’s 42-14 victory over Tiffin Calvert. For the third time since 2016, the Knights knocked the Senecas out of the playoffs.

Andrew Leonard, Olentangy Liberty football

With the Patriots trailing 35-34 in the final seconds, Leonard flipped into the end zone to complete a two-point conversion to edge Findlay 36-35.

Dawson Morgan, Rootstown football

Rushed for 180 yards and a touchdown to reach the 2,000-yard rushing yard mark for the season as Rootstown beat Southeast 43-7.

Casey Myser, Medina Highland football

Led the offense with 154 yards on 17 carries and two scores as the Hornets defeated Midview 49-7.

Katie Norris, Manchester girls soccer

Found the net four times in a district final win over Northwestern.

Julian Patti, Rocky River football

The senior quarterback finished 14-of-25 for 257 passing yards and one touchdown and ran for a score to help the Pirates defeat Clyde 14-7.

Reagan Pentz, Walsh Jesuit girls soccer

Scored the lone goal in Walsh’s 1-0 win over Massillon Jackson in the Division I, Region 1 district final.

Da’One Owens, Massillon football

Led the Tigers to a 41-6 victory over Central Crossing, finishing 20-of-27 for 341 yards and four touchdowns, including one on a 51-yard throw. Owens’ 341 yards is ranked sixth all-time in the Massillon record book.

Jason Teismann, Anderson boys soccer

The senior scored both goals for the Raptors in a 2-1 in a district semifinal win over Lakota West, including the game-winner with seven minutes left.

Andrew Weber, St. Xavier football

Weber flashed his speed with punt returns of 71 and 82 yards as St. Xavier defeated Springboro 35-13.