Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Alabama High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 4-10 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 Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Oct. 18. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveal.
THIS WEEK’S ALABAMA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Audrey Rothman, Spain Park volleyball
Rothman totaled 112 kills, 49 digs and 15 blocks to help lead Spain Park to wins in nine matches during the week.
Hannah Weishaar, Spanish Fort volleyball
Weishaar totaled 194 assists, 66 digs and 10 aces in 10 matches – 9 wins – during the week.
Ellie Pate, Auburn volleyball
Pate totaled 75 digs, 72 kills, 11 blocks and 9 aces in 8 matches – 7 wins – during the week.
Joseph Anderson, Montevallo RB
Anderson ran for 170 yards and four touchdowns in a 48-6 win over Sumter Central.
Troy Bruce, Center Point RB
Bruce had 14 carries for 140 yards and three TDs to lead Center Point to a 46-6 win over Hayden.
Willie Butler, Saraland
Butler ran for a touchdown and scored again on a fumble recovery return for a TD in Saraland’s win over Gulf Shores.
DeAndre Coleman, Hueytown WR
Coleman caught eight passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns in Hueytown’s 75-55 win over Northridge.
Trent Cooper, T.R. Miller
Cooper had a 28-yard pick-six that proved to be the game-winning TD in T.R. Miller’s 20-0 win over Hillcrest-Evergreen.
Sawyer Deerman, American Christian QB
Deerman threw for 185 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 46 yards to lead American Christian to a 41-0 win over Wilcox Central.
TJ Dudley, Montgomery Catholic LB
Montgomery had 10 tackles and three tackles for loss in Montgomery Catholic’s 44-0 win over Childe
Ri Fletcher, Hartselle RB
Fletcher ran for 215 yards and four touchdowns and caught two passes for 22 yards and another TD in Hartselle’s win over Muscle Shoals.
Emmanuel Henderson, Geneva County RB
Henderson rushed 10 times for 220 yards and three TDs and also threw a touchdown pass in Geneva County’s 40-21 win over Houston County.
Anthony Johnson, Midfield QB
Johnson threw for 260 yards and three TDs and had a 46-yard TD run to lead Midfield to a 70-8 win over Cold Springs.
Karl Ligon, Autauga Academy RB
Ligon carried the ball 20 times for 230 yards and a touchdown to lead Autauga Academy to a 31-17 win over Escambia Academy.
Elliot Lucy, Sweet Water
Lucy had a 55-yard touchdown run and picked up a fumbled kickoff and scored again to lead Sweet Water to a 48-0 win over McIntosh.
Caleb Nix, Central-Phenix City QB
Nix threw for 350 yards and five touchdowns to lead Central-Phenix City to a 42-21 win over Prattville.
Jayden Parks, Brantley QB
Parks threw for 175 yards and three TDs to lead Brantley to a 46-0 win over Georgiana.
Jordan Pearson, Shades Valley RB
Pearson rushed for 200 yards and a touchdown to lead Shades Valley to a 10-8 win over Homewood.
Khurtis Perry, Pike Road
Perry had eight tackles, a sack and blocked an extra point in Pike Road’s win over Headland.
Anthony Rogers, Pike Road RB
Rogers rushed six times for 137 yards and three TDs and caught an 18-yard TD pass in Pike Road’s 56-27 win over Headland.
Landon Sims, Escambia Academy QB
Sims rushed for a touchdown, passed for a touchdown, kicked two extra points and booted a 39-yard field goal in Escambia Academy’s loss to Autauga Academy.
Jarel Williams, Saraland WR
Williams had five catches for 118 yards and returned a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown in Saraland’s 41-16 win over Gulf Shores.
Evan Smith, Oak Mountain QB
Smith threw four touchdown passes to lead Oak Mountain to a 47-3 win over Tuscaloosa County.
Earl Woods, Hueytown QB
Woods rushed for 225 yards and five touchdowns and passed for 215 yards and two touchdowns to lead Hueytown to a 75-55 win over Northidge.
RaMetrius Yelverton, Leeds RB
Yelverton rushed 14 times for 113 yards and five TDs to lead Leeds to a 45-12 win over St. Clairr County.