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Vote now: Who should be this week’s SBLive Texas High School Athlete of the Week (May 16-22)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week for May 16-22 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff.

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week for May 16-22 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 Monday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Tuesday, May 31st. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivetx.


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.


Jaquae Stewart, Sinton: Stewart blasted a game-ending grand slam to lead Sinton to a 12-0 win over Needville in the Texas Class 4A baseball regional quarterfinals. 

Teague Rehwald, Frisco Lone Star: Rehwald hit a two-run home run in a game one regional quarterfinal 4-2 win over Lovejoy. For game two, he recorded the win on the mound for the series sweep - tossing five innings, allowing only two earned runs on two hits and struck out seven. 

Jake Duer, Flower Mound Marcus: Duer led the way offensively for Marcus - going 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, three RBIs, three runs scored, and had a two-run home run in a 17-3 win over South Grand Prairie in game two of their best-of-three regional quarterfinal series. 

Andrew Nester, Coppell: Nester hit the game-tying RBI double and then scored the game-winning run as Coppell rallied for a game three win over Prosper in the regional quarterfinal series.

RJ Olivares, London: Olivares ripped a line drive to the wall in right field to score the game-winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift London to a 1-0 victory over Santa Gertrudis in Game 1 of the UIL Class 3A baseball regional quarterfinals.

Carson Priebe, Frisco Wakeland: Priebe went 4-for-8 with two doubles, two runs scored and four RBIs in the regional quarterfinals series sweep against Independence.


Bryton Wright, Melissa: Wright went 4-for-4 at the plate with a home run and had four RBIs in a regional semifinals win over Pleasant Grove. She also tied Melissa's career home run record with 30 in the win. 

Tia Warsop, Lake Ridge: The Oklahoma State commit went 4-for-4 with one triple, two RBIs, scored three runs and had three stolen bases in a game one regional semifinal win over Cy Ranch. Lake Ridge went on to sweep Cy Ranch and advance to the regional final for the first time. 

Faith Drissel, Flower Mound Marcus: Drissel tossed 14 innings, allowing only six hits and one run while striking out a combined 21 batters to lead Marcus to the regional finals with a regional quarterfinal series sweep over Timber Creek. 

Taylor Platt, Argyle: Platt was a home run away from hitting a cycle - going 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, three RBIs, and scored two runs to lead Argyle to a regional semifinals series sweep over Canyon. 

Katia Reyes, Weslaco: Reyes put together another brilliant performance in the circle, striking out five, and only allowing three hits to lead Weslaco to a series sweeps over Austin Bowie to move on to the 6A regional finals. 

Sydney Salinas, Flour Bluff: Salinas blasted a solo home run in the top of the sixth inning to help Flour Bluff rally from a three-run deficit to beat San Antonio McCollum 5-3 in the 5A Region IV semifinals. With the victory, Flour Bluff will play Georgetown in the regional championship game.