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Vote: Who should be SBLive's Texas High School Athlete of the Week? (2/19/2024)

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 Skidmore-Tynan girls basketball standout Maggy Moreman for winning SBLive's Texas Athlete of the Week poll for Feb. 5-10. She ran away with more than 62 percent of the more than 15,000 votes.

Here are SBLive's Texas Athlete of the Week nominees for Feb. 12-17 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. 25 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.


Isaak Arevalo, Arlington Martin boys wrestling

The senior won his third state wrestling championship, the latest in the 6A 120-pound bracket and helped the Warriors win the 6A team title as well.

Manuel Arredondo, Houston Eisenhower baseball

The sophomore had two doubles had three RBIs and went 5-for-7 in a pair of wins last week as his Eagles beat Beaumont United and Alief Elsik.

Bronson Baxter, Dumas boys wrestling

He was one of two Demons to take home a third state title, winning the 5A 157-pound title on Saturday in Cypress. He was 42-0 this season.

Avery Beckman, Friendswood girls wrestling

The senior capped off her career with three straight titles, winning the 5A 185-pound bracket on Saturday in Cypress.

A’zyua Blair, Pearland girls basketball

The freshman had a team-high 22 points to help the Lady Oilers pick up a win over League City Clear Creek, 69-37, on Monday in a 6A playoff game.

Hunter Bogner, Dumas boys wrestling

Bogner was the first of two Dumas wrestlers to win his third state title when he won the 132-pound bracket on Saturday.

Autumn Breedlove, Wheatley girls basketball

She posted a double-double with a season-high 25 points and 13 rebounds — as well as 5 steals and 3 assists — in a 62-58 win over Giddings on Monday.

Kaliah Bryant, Waxahachie girls track and field

The sophomore won a pair of individual events at the Daniel Maberry Invitational on Feb. 16 in Mansfield, taking first in the 100-meter hurdles and the triple jump.

Joseph Carreon, San Antonio Antonian Prep baseball

In 5 games last week, the junior went 7-for-11 with 6 RBIs, two doubles and a home run for the Apaches.

Micah Cooper, Lewisville Hebron girls basketball

The Southern Miss signee had a team-high 19 points to help the Lad Hawks hold off Prosper in a Class 6A playoff game on Monday.

Nataliyah Gray, Alief Taylor girls basketball

The 6-foot-3 junior center posted a triple-double in a 61-54 upset over Dickinson on Tuesday, scoring 22 points, grabbing 15 rebounds and blocking 10 shots in the 6A playoff game.

Kaelyn Hamilton, McKinney North girls basketball

The Lady Bulldogs got a double-double effort from the San Diego State signee with 17 points and 13 steals in a 50-31 win over Forney in a 5A playoff game on Monday.

Jamarian Harper, Crowley boys basketball

Though the Eagles came up short in a playoff loss against Class 6 No. 3-ranked North Crowley, Harper had 48 points on Tuesday.

Jayden Keys, Katy Tompkins boys track and field

He sits No. 1 in the nation in the long jump now after a 23-feet, 10 1/2-inch jump on Saturday at the Buffalo Relays in Missouri City. He won that event and the 110-meter hurdle and was third in the 200-meter dash.

Laina Kolos, Victoria East girls soccer

The Lady Titans picked up a 7-1 win over Corpus Christi Miller on Tuesday thanks to four goals and one assist from the sophomore.

Juliann Little, El Campo girls swimming

At the Class 4A finals, she was the state champion in the 50-yard freestyle, second in the 100-yard freestyle, while adding all-state medals in the 200-yard medley relay (fifth) and 400-yard freestyle relay (sixth).

Chloe Mann, Duncanville girls basketball

The nationally-ranked Pantherettes blasted Hutto, 100-35, in a bit-district game on Monday. The Cincinnati signee had 21 points in the victory as Duncanville scored its most points this season.

Aubrey Madrid, Weatherford softball

In a 14-3 win over Justin Northwest on Feb. 13, the junior went 3-for-3 with a home run and 4 RBIs.

Ace Perez, San Angelo Lake View boys soccer

The senior had his first career hat trick for the Chiefs on Tuesday, helping them wrap up a 4-3 win over Midland Greenwood.

Caiden Reed, Wichita Falls Rider boys basketball

In a loss to Fort Worth Brewer on Monday, the junior had 23 points and 10 rebounds for the Raiders.

Sam Reynolds, Lucas Lovejoy boys wrestling

The senior capped off his career with another title in the 285-pound bracket — doing so less than a year after being diagnosed with cancer. Reynolds posted a 26-0 mark this season.

Jasmine Robinson, Allen girls wrestling

She helped the Lady Eagles win a fourth straight team title and she won her fourth straight individual title as well — only the fourth girl in UIL history to accomplish that feat. She won three of her four titles with undefeated records.

Jailyn Sledge, Amarillo Tascoca boys basketball

The West Texas A&M signee dropped in a game-high 20 points as the Rebels posted an 89-54 win over Amarillo Caprice on Tuesday.

Santana Spivey, Grand Prairie boys basketball

In a 65-61 win over Haltom City on Tuesday, the Gophers got 23 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals and two blocks from the senior wing.

Karson Tompkins, Midlothian boys wrestling

The Air Force signee posted a 46-0 mark this year and won his third straight title when he took first in the 5A 190-pound bracket.

J’Koby Williams, Beckville boys basketball

The Bearcats won the District 23-2A title with an undefeated record after a 56-52 win against on Tuesday. Williams had 20 points and 5 assists in the win. 

-- Cody Thorn | @sblivetx