Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Arkansas high school athlete of the week for April 19-25 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote. Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, email email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveark.
Anthony Alverez, Har-Ber boys track: Alverez ran the 800 meters in 1:54.24 at the McDonald’s Relays, the state’s best mark in that event this season.
Victoria Bevel, Mountain Home girls track: At the Bomber Invitational, Bevel notched a personal-best 96-0 in the javelin, the best this season in Arkansas.
Madi Cartwright, Greenwood softball: Cartwright homered in both halves of a doubleheader to help Greenwood sweep Mountain Home, 12-0 and 15-0.
Aidan Dayberry, Pea Ridge softball: Dayberry recorded 12 strikeouts, pitching Pea Ridge to an 8-3 win over Berryville.
Jack Fenn, Harrison boys soccer: Fenn notched a hat trick to lead Harrison to a 4-0 win over Gentry.
Laci Gartside, Har-Ber girls track: Gartside took over the state lead in the triple jump with a 37-3.5 at the McDonald’s Relays.
Gael Gonzales, Bentonville boys soccer: Gonzales had two goals in Bentonville’s 3-1 victory against Rogers Heritage.
Kinleigh Hall, Har-Ber girls track: Hall PR’d in the 100 (12.52) and 200 (25.46) and won both races at the McDonald’s Relays.
Gage Harris, Viola baseball: Harris hit for the cycle with five RBIs in Viola’s 16-1 rout of Valley Springs. The home run was a grand slam. The day before, he had three hits and scored five runs in a 13-4 win over Izard County.
Madison Heinle, Rogers softball: Heinle pitched a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts to lead Rogers to a 2-1 win over Bentonville West.
Meliah Hunter, Fort Smith Southside softball: Hunter struck out 11 as part of a two-hit shutout, pitching Fort Smith Southside to a 6-0 win over Fayetteville. At the plate, she was 3 for 4 with an RBI.
Cross Jumper, Jonesboro baseball: Jumper singled, doubled, homered and drove in four as Jonesboro cruised past Green County Tech for a 10-0 victory.
Carson Lenser, Vilonia boys track: Lenser won the 200 (22.26) and the 400 (49.85) at the McDonald’s Relays. He also was part of the winning 4×400 relay team and took third in the long jump.
Grace Lueders, Rogers girls track: At the McDonald’s Relays, Lueders turned in a personal-best 57.29 in the 400, the state’s best mark this season.
Ella Presley, Bentonville West girls soccer: Presley had two goals in Bentonville West’s 4-0 win over Rogers Heritage.
Kadence Stafford, Bentonville softball: Stafford delivered a grand slam and two other hits in Bentonville’s 12-0 rout of Rogers Heritage.
Davis Stephens, Prairie Grove baseball: Stephens had three hits and two runs in Prairie Grove’s 7-1 victory against West Fork.
Shayley Treat, Farmington softball: Treat was 4 for 4 with two RBIs from the leadoff spot, setting the tone for Farmington in an 11-1 win over Prairie Grove.
Reagan Washam, Tuckerman softball: Washam’s five-RBIs game helped power Tuckerman to an 11-6 victory over Carlisle. The previous day, she had two RBIs and drew three walks in a 15-0 rout of Sloan-Hendrix. She also had two hits and two RBIs in a 4-2 win over Quitman.
Gage Watson, Marion baseball: Watson homered and doubled to help Marion beat Valley View 8-2. He scored three runs and knocked in two. He also struck out three batters in a perfect inning on the mound.
Dax Webb, Brookland baseball: Webb was 3 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs in Brookland’s 11-1 win over Manila. He had three hits and five RBIs in a doubleheader sweep of Southside earlier in the week.
Parker Wise, Mountain Home boys track: Wise recorded a 163-3 in the javelin at the Bomber Relays, a personal best and the best mark in Arkansas this season.
Trey Wren, Melbourne baseball: Wren blasted three home runs, drove in six and was the winning pitcher in Melbourne’s 14-4 victory against Flippin.