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Vote: Who should be SBLive Ohio's high school Athlete of the Week (11/19/2023)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Ohio high school athlete of the week for November 12-18

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Ohio high school Athlete of the Week for November 12-18. 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.

Will Beers, Kirtland football

Beers was a scoring machine for Kirtland, adding touchdowns on runs of 6, 29 and 50 yards runs before halftime and also recorded an interception in the first quarter to help Kirtland shut out Mogadore 42-0.

Justice Burnam, Anderson football 

Burnam went 20-of-23 for 293 yards and five touchdowns and rushed for 59 yards and another score in a 49-28 win over Withrow.

Jakorion Caffey, Avon football

The Cincinnati commit ran for 133 yards and three scores as Avon defeated Highland 28-14.

Lincoln Creager, Patrick Henry football

The junior quarterback was 10-of-19 for 224 yards and five passing touchdowns with 134 yards and an 80-yard touchdown run on the ground as Patrick Henry edged McComb 40-39 in a Division VII regional final.

Bradyn Fleharty, Hilliard Bradley  football

The senior quarterback led the program to its first regional championship behind five total touchdowns. Fleharty finished 15-of-36 for 169 yards and two touchdowns and one interception while rushing for 180 yards and three touchdowns. In double overtime, Fleharty scored on a 2-yard touchdown run to secure a 35-28 win over Upper Arlington.

Braylon Gabes, Celina football

Gabes dominated on both sides of the ball with five touchdowns and two interceptions as Celina defeated Badin 37-25.

D’Shawntae Jones, Glenville football

Posted 264 yards and two scores, including a 50-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter, to help the Tarblooders beat Perkins 36-26.

Jordan Marshall, Archbishop Moeller football

The Michigan commit rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries and had five catches for 58 yards as Moeller defeated Lakota West 22-0.

Tyler Morgan, Toledo Central Catholic football

In a 41-6 victory against Tiffin Columbian, the junior running back hauled in three touchdowns for the Fighting Irish and finished with 139 yards rushing on 12 carries.

Jayvin “BayBay” Norman, Springfield football

With less than five minutes remaining in regulation, Norman burst for a 20-yard touchdown run that turned out to be the game-winner as Springfield beat Dublin Coffman 21-14. The senior finished with 197 rushing yards and two touchdowns.

Poochie Snyder, Canton South football

The senior quarterback led the Wildcats to their first regional championship in program history with four touchdowns against Struthers. Snyder finished 26-of-33 with 310 yards in the 35-13 victory.

Dillon Soehnlen, Garaway  football

In a 42-7 win over West Jefferson, the junior tailback scored three touchdowns. Soehnlen’s biggest play of the night came on a 65-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter.

Brandon White, St. Edward football

The sophomore led the Eagles’ offense with a game-high 256 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries. St. Edward defeated Medina 42-7 to win their third consecutive regional title.

Lenny Wicks, Harvest Prep football

Rushed for 101 yards and two scores as the Warriors shut out Wheelersburg 22-0.

Xavier Williams, Archbishop Hoban football

Williams helped the Knights take down Walsh Jesuit with two scores on runs of 22 and 49 yards. Hoban defeated Walsh Jesuit 30-6 to advance to the Division II state semifinals.