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Vote: Who should be SBLive Pennsylvania's high school Athlete of the Week (9/11/2023)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Pennsylvania high school athlete of the week for September 3-9

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Pennsylvania high school athlete of the week for September 3-9. Read through the nominees and cast your vote. Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Votes must be made in the poll and emailed votes will not count. 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.

Lola Abraham, Riverview girls soccer 

The Pitt commit found the net four times and assisted on three other goals in a 10-1 win over Serra Catholic.

Brock Cornell, West Allegheny football

In a win over Ringgold, Cornell scored three rushing touchdowns and also returned the game’s opening kickoff for a score.

Jamari Curlett, North East football

Made four catches for 110 yards and scored on three of them in a 35-0 win over Oil City. He also had a 70-yard punt return for a touchdown.

Eric Doerue, South Park football

In a shutout of Brentwood, Doerue ran for 253 yards and scored three times.

Julian Dugger, Penn Hills football

In a win over Pine-Richland, the Pitt commit rushed for 150 yards on 12 carries and scored twice. He also accounted for two more touchdowns through the air.

Colton Frazier, Shenango football

Hauled in nine passes for 167 yards and three touchdowns in a 24-19 win over Riverside.

Riley Hall, Montour girls soccer

The senior recorded a hat trick in a 5-1 win over Blackhawk.

Tiqwai Hayes, Aliquippa football

In a 33-7 win over North Catholic, Hayes ran for 228 yards and three touchdowns.

Tysean Jones, Harbor Creek football

In just one half of action on Thursday night, the running back went for 172 yards and three touchdowns. Of his three scores, one was from 65 yards and another was from 40.

Semaj Jones, St. Joseph’s Prep football

The Cincinnati commit accounted for three touchdowns as the Hawks defeated Lakeland (Florida) 45-21. Jones scored twice on the ground and threw a 40-yard touchdown pass. 

Leah Myers, Albert Gallatin girls volleyball

In a three-set win over Uniontown, she had 17 kills and picked up four aces.

Paige Patsy, Erie Cathedral Prep girls tennis

The freshman keeps stepping up, this time with a three-set win at No. 1 singles in a dual win over Erie High.

Mylea Riggle, Armstrong girls soccer

In a 1-0 win over Indiana, Riggle scored the only goal of the game, the 50th of the senior’s career.

Rico Scott, Bishop McDevitt football

Pulled down eight catches for 210 yards and three touchdowns in a 47-21 win over La Salle.

Caullin Summers, Sharpsville football

In a win over Reynolds, Summers threw for 383 yards and six touchdowns and added 106 yards and a score on the ground.

Cooper Taylor, Central Bucks West football

In a 40-20 win over Quakertown, Taylor carried the ball 13 times for 173 yards and a pair of touchdowns while also throwing for a score.

Braylon Wagner, Redbank Valley football

In a 50-27 win over Punxsutawney, he completed all but two of his 23 pass attempts for 391 yards and six touchdowns and scored the other Bulldog touchdown on the ground.

Peyton Wehner, Pittsburgh Central Catholic football

The senior quarterback threw for 289 yards and five touchdowns and also scored twice on the ground as the Vikings remained undefeated with a 62-46 win over Bethel Park.

Tasso Whipple, Penn-Trafford football

In a 28-26 win over Woodland Hills, Whipple carried the ball 27 times for 220 yards and three touchdowns.

Jacob Zietz, General McClane football

The junior intercepted four passes in a 34-14 win over Franklin.