Clardy scored 27 points in Conway’s game against Cabot, putting her just 3 points shy of reaching 1,000 as a sophomore.
Clardy received 59.46% of the vote, beating out Earle’s Colbi Maples, who finished with 35.17%. Batesville’s Izzy Higginbottom finished third with 4.76%. There were over 34,000 votes tallied this week!
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Jan. 11-17:
Kiaya Davis, ESTEM: The freshman guard helped keep the Mets perfect in 4A-5 Conference play with 19 points in an emphatic 65-28 win against Stuttgart on Friday night.
Brett Gardner, Batesville Southside: The junior guard poured in 22 points and dished out four assists in a 54-25 blowout of Blytheville on Friday night. She’s averaging 18 points per game this season.
Ereauna Hardaway, Jonesboro: The senior guard sank six free throws in the final minute and finished with 16 points to help the Hurricane hold off West Memphis for a 53-47 victory in a 5A-East Conference game Tuesday night.
Raigan Head, Tuckerman: The sophomore power forward had 20 points in a 67-27 win against Cedar Ridge on Tuesday night.
Megan Hedger, Westside: The sophomore guard sank two free throws with two seconds remaining to seal a 55-53 win against Pocahontas on Friday night. Hedger finished with 13 points.
Chancey Henry, Marmaduke: The sophomore guard converted all five of her three-point attempts in the first half of a 66-25 romp of Riverside on Friday night. The win pushed Marmaduke’s 2A-3 Conference record to 8-0. On Tuesday night, she led all scorers with 24 points in a 65-36 victory at Izard County. On Monday, she recorded a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds in a 71-30 drubbing of East Poinsett County.
Izzy Higginbottom, Batesville: The senior guard and University of Missouri signee lit up Nettleton for 37 points in a 51-43 5A-East Conference road win Friday night. The Pioneers improved to 14-0 overall and 5-0 in league play.
Diamond Kimble, Pocahontas: The junior center led all scorers with 25 points in a 55-53 loss at Westside on Friday night.
Caylan Koons, Har-Ber: The junior guard scored 24 of her team’s first 42 points and finished with 31 points in a 59-44 home win against Bentonville West on Friday night.
Colbi Maples, Earle: The senior guard paced the Bulldogs with 24 points Friday night in a 37-27 win against Rector.
Railee Powell, Rivercrest: The senior guard had 24 points Tuesday night in a 63-54 home win against Piggott in a 3A-3 Conference contest.
Yani Releford, Fort Smith Northside: The junior forward filled the stat sheet with 11 points, eight rebounds and two steals in a 65-62 win at Conway on Friday night.
Wynter Rogers, Little Rock Christian: The senior forward racked up 35 points Friday in a 69-46 road blowout of Little Rock Parkview.
Ally Sockey, Greenwood: The senior guard had a game-high 20 points in a 71-52 win against Vilonia on Friday that moved the Bulldogs to 11-3 overall and 2-0 in 5A-West play.
Jersey Wolfenbarger, Fort Smith Northside: The senior guard and University of Arkansas signee led the way Friday with 17 points, 11 rebounds and three blocked shots in a pivotal 65-62 victory at Conway in 6A-Central action. Northside stayed undefeated in league play at 4-0.