Congratulations to Benton quarterback Garrett Brown for being voted SBLive’s Arkansas High School Athlete of the Week!
Brown was 30 of 46 for 453 yards and four touchdowns to lead Benton to a 60-53 win over Van Buren on Nov. 6.
Brown received 45.43% of the vote, beating out Crossett QB Tyrique Jones, who finished with 32.04%. Magnolia QB Dalen Blanchard finished third with 8.2% and Greenwood RB Hunter Wilkinson was fourth with 4.97%. There were more than 18,000 votes tallied this week!
We are currently accepting Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Nov. 9-15. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveark.
Here are the previous SBLive Arkansas Athlete of the Week winners:
WEEK 1 WINNER: CHRIS FRANCISCO, ROGERS
WEEK 2 WINNER: BRADEN WILLIAMS, WALDRON
WEEK 3 WINNER: BRAYDEN JAY, CABOT
WEEK 4 WINNER: JETT DENNIS, GREENLAND
WEEK 5 WINNER: LOGAN CHRONISTER, ALMA
WEEK 6 WINNER: GARRETT BROWN, BENTON
WEEK 7 WINNER: BLADEN FIKE, FAYETTEVILLE
WEEK 8 WINNER: GARRETT BROWN, BENTON
WEEK 9 WINNER: ELI WISDOM, SHILOH CHRISTIAN
WEEK 10 WINNER: CADEN BROWN, GREENWOOD
And here are the other athletes who were nominated for Nov. 2-8:
Deuce Moore, East Poinsett County WR/DE: Moore caught eight passes for 130 yards and three touchdowns Thursday night. He added an interception-return touchdown in the Warriors’ 56-28 win over Riverview.
Deandra Burns Jr., El Dorado WR: Burns caught 10 passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns as the Wildcats took down West Memphis, 41-6.
Brady Jackson, Foreman DB: Jackson had a tackle and two interceptions in Thursday’s win over Mineral Springs.
Chris Haywood, Foreman DE: Haywood was unstoppable Thursday night, finishing with nine tackles, four sacks and a forced fumble.
Kylin James, Dumas RB: James ran for 170 yards, averaging nearly nine yards per carry, and had two rushing touchdowns Thursday. He also returned a punt 74 yards for a touchdown in the Bobcats’ 26-14 win over Hamburg.
Tyrique Jones, Crossett QB: Jones showed off his dual-threat ability in Thursday’s win over Star City. He threw for 158 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 239 yards and two scores.
Zaire Green, White Hall RB: Green went off against Beebe, rushing for 292 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-21 victory.
Caden Sipe, Harding Academy QB: Sipe was 25 of 30 for 330 yards and four touchdowns in Thursday’s win over Salem.
Ty Dugger, Harding Academy WR: Dugger caught eight passes for 152 yards and was on the receiving end of three touchdown passes from Sipe on Thursday.
Jalin Green, Monticello DB: Green had two tackles and two interceptions, returning one of them for a touchdown in the Billies’ win over DeWitt.
James Jordan, Robinson WR/DB: Jordan made a major impact on both sides of the ball in Thursday’s win over Harmony Grove. On offense, he caught five passes for 155 yards and three touchdowns. On defense, he had 10 tackles and two sacks.
Kam Turner, Rivercrest QB: Turner was his usual self Friday as he led the Colts to an undefeated regular season and a 4A Region 3 Conference title. He was 18 of 34 for 401 yards and six touchdowns.
Hunter Wilkinson, Greenwood RB: Wilkinson ran for 190 yards and had three touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 38-28 win over Lake Hamilton.
Cole Keylon, Harrison QB: Keylon threw for 378 yards and had five total touchdowns in the Goblins’ win over Pea Ridge.
Kareame Cotton, North Little Rock QB: Cotton had 249 total yards and three touchdowns to lead the Charging Wildcats over Cabot.
Darryl Kattich, Cedarville RB: Kattich continued his excellent junior campaign, rushing for 172 yards and a touchdown against Lincoln as he closes in on 2,000 rushing yards for the season.
Daylon Powell, Hoxie QB: Powell had 359 passing yards and six total touchdowns to help lead the Mustangs over Walnut Ridge, 48-19.
Ty Gordon, Nashville QB: Gordon passed for 233 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 81 yards and two scores. He had four two-point conversions.
Keshawn Scott, Rivercrest WR: Scott had 112 receiving yards, 77 rushing yards, three total touchdowns and an interception.
Cedric Simmons, Malvern QB: Simmons had 362 total yards and five touchdowns as the Leopards outdueled Arkadelphia, 33-25.
Casey Johnson, Benton RB: Johnson had 28 carries for 245 yards and three touchdowns, and he caught two passes for 55 yards — including the game-winning 47-yard reception — in Benton’s 60-53 win over Van Buren.
Dalen Blanchard, Magnolia QB: Blanchard rushed for 104 yards and a score and added a passing touchdown to lead Magnolia to a 42-7 win over Hope.