Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for April 26-May 2 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. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.
THIS WEEK’S SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Addison Arnold, Royal PG: Arnold had 35 points in last week’s win against Camarillo, including going 16 of 18 from the free throw line.
Harrison Hornery, Mater Dei F: Horney had 30 points and knocked down seven three-pointers to help the Monarchs to a ten point win over Fairmont Prep last week.
Chol Deng, Fairmont Prep SG: Deng has scored in double digits in each game so far this season and had 86 points over a four game span last week, helping the Huskies to three wins.
Kyle Frelow, Heritage Christian F: Frelow has been an animal on the boards this season, averaging 14 rebounds per game and has surpassed the 20 rebound mark in three games.
Austin Smith, Granite Hills LHP: Smith threw a no-hitter, striking out 16 batters to help the Eagles beat West Hills in game one of a doubleheader.
Ralph Velasquez, Huntington Beach INF: The sophomore went 3-3 with a home run, triple, double and drove in seven runs to help the Oilers beat Laguna Beach 13-1.
Randy McClain, Heritage INF: In two games against Rancho Verde last week, McClain had six hits including four doubles and a home run, He also walked twice and drove in five runs.
Maxwell Muncy, Thousand Oaks INF: In the final two games against Oaks Christian last week, Muncy had six hits including two home runs and seven runs batted in.
Joseph Taylor, Hemet West Valley RHP: Taylor threw six innings against Perris, allowing no runs, one hit and struck out 13 batters.
Chloe Briggs, Ontario Christian G: Briggs scored over 20 points in all four games last week including a season high of 46 points against Burroughs. It was her third game this season of 40 or more points.
Londynn Jones, Corona Centennial G: The UCLA commit had 108 points over her four games last week including a season high of 35 points against The Bishop’s School.
Alyssa Kubo, Esperanza G: Kubo knocked down seven three-pointers in her two games last week giving her 45 for the season in only 12 games so far.
Chloe Slack, High Tech San Diego: Slack scored 23 points against Kearny and followed it up with 27 points against Patrick Henry to lead the Storm to two wins last week.
Armin Tehrani, University (Irvine) F: Tehrani had two goals and two assists to lead the Trojans to a 4-0 win over Irvine.
Briley Phelps, Santa Clarita Christian F: Phelps had four goals and three assists across a two-game span last week to help the Cardinals to two wins.