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Vote: Who should be SBLive's Texas High School Athlete of the Week? (2/5/2024)

We gathered the week's top performers across every sport. Now, we want to hear from you.
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Who was the top high school athlete in Texas last week?

Throughout the year, SBLive takes a look at the top high school athletes across the Lone Star State each week, gathering the top performers and putting the best of the best up for reader vote.

Congratulations to La Grange boys basketball's Nathan Scott for winning SBLive's Texas Athlete of the Week poll for Jan. 22-27 after dropping 38 points on Taylor and receiving more than 46% of the 196,403 votes cast.

Here are SBLive's Texas Athlete of the Week nominees for Jan 29-Feb. 3. Now, we want to hear from you. Scroll down to read about this week's nominees and cast your vote in the poll below. Voting closes Sunday, Feb. 11 at 11:59 p.m. central time.

Know of a performance worthy of recognition we may have missed? Let us know who we missed. Drop a note to or @SBLiveTX on Twitter and Instagram and back it up with stats.


Mackenzie Blue, Justin Northwest girls wrestling

She went 3-0 with three pins to take first place in the 132-pound bracket at the District 5-5A meet on Saturday. She won her third straight district title for the Texans.

Madison Bob, Fort Bend Hightower girls basketball

The Sam Houston State signee scored a career-high 32 points in a 63-28 win over Fort Bend Elkins on Tuesday.

Ryder Bradley, Leander boys basketball

The guard had 24 points and 4 assists in a win against Kyle Lehman on Tuesday and he tallied his 1,000th career point in the win.

Aiden Buckmon, Woodlands College Park boys basketball

The point guard had a team-high 21 points in a 71-46 win over Conroe Oak Ridge on Tuesday. He passed the 1,000-point mark in the victory.

Jaime Careaga, Trophy Club Byron Nelson boys wrestling

He went 3-0 to take first place in the 150-pound bracket at the District 2-6A meet on Saturday in Fort Worth. He secured his 100th win as well.

AC Carpentier, Corpus Christi London boys basketball

The junior guard had 21 point and 5 rebounds in a win over Banquete on Tuesday and he surpassed the 1,000-point mark in this contest.

Kade Caton, Manvel boys basketball

The Oregon football pledge had 32 points in a 55-48 win over La Porter in a District 18-5A game on Tuesday.

Ana Cedeno, Irving MacArthur girls soccer

She had one goal and three assists in a 9-0 win over Irving on Tuesday. She became the school’s all-time point leader with 202, passing a mark held by Valerie Flores of 197.

London Chandler, Fort Worth Lake Country Christian School girls basketball

In a 42-36 win over Midland Classical on Friday, the sophomore tallied her 1,000th career point.

Kelan Collins, Mexia boys basketball

The sophomore point guard scored his 1,000th career point for the Black Cats, tallying 35 points in a win against Teague on Friday.

Ricky Flores, Corpus Christi Tuloso-Midway boys basketball

He sat 26 points away from 1,000 and tallied 28 points in a win against Calallen on Thursday.

Kennedy Fuller, Southlake Carroll girl soccer

Playing for USA U17 team in the CONCACAF Championships, she had 5 goals, a tournament single-game record, in a 13-0 win over Panama on Friday.

Dazzon Harris, Dallas South Oak Cliff boys basketball

The senior guard had 31 points to help the Bears pick up an 80-35 win over Dallas Thomas Jefferson on Tuesday.

Elizabeth Leachman, Boerne-Champion girls track and field

In the season-opener Northside Relays in San Antonio, the sophomore set a national record in the 3,200-meter run with a Tim elf 9:47.88.

Guilherme Leuenroth, Port Lavaca Calhoun boys soccer

The junior midfielder had a season-high 4 goals and provided an assist as well in the Sandcrabs' 8-0 win over Palacios on Feb. 2.

Kinley Lewis, Denton Ryan girls basketball

She knocked down four late free throws to help No. 8 Denton Ryan beat No. 9 Argyle in a showdown of Class 5A teams on Tuesday.

Jack McCormick, Perrin-Whitt boys basketball

The junior surpassed the 2,500-point mark in an 82-29 win over Garner on Friday.

Jake Moon, Rockwall boys wrestling

He was named the most outstanding wrestler at the District 5-6A meet with a 3-0 mark and won the 150-pound bracket on Jan. 31. The Yellowjackets won the title for the eighth year in a row.

Devin Murray, Rowlett boys basketball

The senior guard had 38 points in a 74-60 win over Garland Lakeview on Jan. 30.

Chance Puryear, Dallas Carter boys basketball

The SMU pledge became the 11th boys player to reach the 1,000-point mark in a 76-51 win over Dallas L.G. Pinkston on Jan. 30. He had 25 points in that game.

Vivian Rangel, Snyder girls soccer

The senior had four goals in a 10-0 victory over Pecos on Friday. She has 18 goals in 7 games this season.

Makynna Robbins, Houston Lutheran South Academy girls basketball

The combo guard had a double-double with 19 points and 23 rebounds a 65-24 win over Frassati Catholic for the the Lady Pioneers.

Lamont Rogers, Mesquite Horn boys basketball

The 6-foot-8 post — and highly recruited offensive lineman — had 20 points and 12 rebounds in a 52-43 win over Rockwall-Heath on Tuesday.

Ryan Romolo, Grapevine Faith Christian School baseball

The right-hander struck out 11 in 5 2/3 innings on Saturday as the Lions beat Colleyville Covenant Academy, 5-4.

Jayden Rosillo, Pharr Valley View boys wrestling

Became Valley View's first wrestler to win an individual 5A District 15 title. Finished the regular season 30-5.

Jaylen Rosillo, Pharr Valley View boys wrestling

Also won a 5A District 15 title, becoming Valley View's second individual wrestling winner after his brother, Jayden. 

KJ Thomas, Canyon Randall boys basketball

The UTEP signee had 22 points and hit free throws down the stretch to lift the Raiders to a 56-54 win over Canyon on Tuesday.

Ramiro Valera, Waco La Vega boys soccer

The freshman had four goals and added two assists in an 8-0 win over Marlin on Friday.

Cade Vance, Dallas Hillcrest boys basketball

He had a double-double with 13 points and 13 assists in a 103-16 win over Dallas Adamson on Tuesday.

Niyah Waters, Pflugerville Hendrickson girls basketball

The University of Texas-Permian Basin signee had 17 points to help the Lady Hawks claim a fourth straight District 23-5A title over Georgetown on Friday.

Bryce Williams, Stratford boys swimming

He won the 50- and 100-yard freestyle relay and was part of a winning 200-yard freestyle relay team at the Region 3-4A Championship on Feb. 2-3 in Houston.

Andrew Zou, Austin Regents boys swimming

He won four events at the TAPPS Central Region meet on Monday in San Antonio. Individually, he won the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard breaststroke and was part of the winning 200-yard medley and 200-yard freestyle relay. 

-- Cody Thorn | @sblivetx

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